The Kern River Valley Historical Society is celebrating over 50 years of operation! Our mission is to preserve and communicate the rich and colorful history of this region. The Kern Valley Museum in downtown Kernville, next to the Post Office, welcomes visitors to explore our rich history.


49 Big Blue Road
PO Box 651
Kernville, CA 93238

(760) 376-6683


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10 am to 4 pm
Thursday through Sunday

We are closed on these Holidays:
New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Admission is Free

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Thank You Fence Post for Your Support!!!  


The Fence Post country reader has supported the museum for several years by letting us have space in their paper for the articles about the museum. They have been very generous giving us as much as a whole page for the articles and announcements. Thank you, Fence Post.

It is published once a month and is distributed throughout our valley and elsewhere. A year’s subscription mailed to your home or business is only $20.  To subscribe,  email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or phone 562-325-5699, or click on the link to the Fence Post website below.

Subscribing to the Fence Post would be a great way of supporting it and saying, “Thank You.”