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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Business & Organization Members
The following Businesses and Organizations Support the Museum:
**Indicates Corporate Membership
Red - links to web site
**American Legion Kern River Valley Post 711
The Bakersfield Californian
B&D Towing
Barnes Bargains
Bodfish Market 
**Commercial Developers, Inc.
Confederation of CA Historical Societies
The cracked Egg
The Drug Store (Kernville)
The Feed Barn & Grooming
Havilah Historical Society & Museum
Keeling Construction, Inc
Kern County Historical Society
**Kern County Museum Foundation
Kern River Courier
Kern River radio
Kern River Valley Elks BPOE #2358
Kern River Valley Heritage Foundation
Kern River Valley Library
Kern River Valley Woman’s Club
**Kern Valley Airport
Kern Valley Asphalt Services
Kern Valley Auto Body
Kern Valley Fire Protection
Kern Valley Sun
Kern Valley Veterinary Clinic
Kernville Chamber of Commerce
KRV Paiute Council
KRV Rotary Club 
KV Veterinary Clinic
**L & M Lumber
Lake Isabella Precision Tax
**Laureate Iota Omega Sorority
**Law Office of Sheri Connelly Vining
Law Offices of Phyllis M. Hix
**Monica O'Brien Realty
Motherlode Antiques
**Paradise Cove Lodge
**Preceptor Xi Eta Sorority
RLB Engineering LLC
**Rankin Ranch, Inc.
Rita D'Angelo Real Estate Broker
**Sienna Wellness
Silver City Ghost Town
Silver Mine Studio
**ST Sherrian Episcopal Church
Tehachapi Heritage Leagues
**The Lodge at Painted Rock, Keyesville
**Thomas Refuse
Tim’s Auto Glass
West America Bank
West Kern Oil Museum
Will O'the West


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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