The Kern River Valley Historical Society has been in operation for over 40 years. Our mission is to preserve and communicate the rich and colorful history of this region. To achieve these goals we have established the Kern Valley Museum in downtown Kernville next to the Post Office.
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The Olympic collection will remain in the cabinet through March...

Thanks to John and Judy Dodd for agreeing to extend their showing.

We need a volunteer to exhibit in April. You may sign up months in advance if your display is relevant to a specific month or event. If you have a collection to share, please call Linda Thurm (see your Saddlebag for phone#).


—Linda Thurm 



49 Big Blue Road
PO Box 651
Kernville, CA 93238
(760) 376-6683
10 am - 4 pm
Thursday - Sunday

Admission is Free

Please Donate

We are closed:
New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas.

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