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
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Able Process Service & Investigative Research
AltaOne Federal Credit Union
Antiques by Hix
Chuck Barbee Film/Video
Chuck Richards Whitewater, Inc.
Click Realty
Commercial Developers, Inc.
Creighton Farm
Edward Jones Investments  760-379-1722
Golden State Surplus
Greater Bakersfield Visitor & Convention Bureau
**Hyside Whitewater Inflatables
**Kern County Museum Foundation
++Kern Lodge
Kern River Courier
Kern River Valley Art Association
Kern River Valley Garage Doors
Kern River Valley Library
Kern River Valley Woman’s Club
Kern Valley Auto Body
Kern Valley Canyon Connection
Kern Valley Sun
Kernville Chamber of Commerce
KRV Cemetery District
KRV Paiute Council
KV Veterinary Clinic
L & M Lumber
Lake Design
**Law Office of Sheri Connelly Vining
Law Offices of Phyllis M. Hix
Lore’s Loft
Malone Photography
Mike Morgan Welding
**Newman’s IR Mapping, Kernville
Out of the Blue

Petal Pusher Plus
Petersen Consulting
**Pro-Tec Carpet Care
**Rankin Ranch, Inc.
Redbud Construction
Rhodeshow Productions
**River View RV Park
**Rivernook Campground
RJ Smith Construction
Rossback and Sons Pumping
Rustic Antiques
**Sierra Gateway Markets
Sierrra South
Silver City Ghost Town
Silver Mine Studio
SoSanJoaguinValley Arch Info Center
South Fork Woman’s Club
**Southern California Edison
Southern Sierra Properties
Teton Peak Log Homes
The Feed Barn Grooming
The Fence Post
The Furniture Store
The Kern Lodge
**The Lodge at Painted Rock, Keyesville
**Thomas Refuse
Tim’s Auto Glass
Trudell Hearn Drilling Co.
Valley Excavating
Venice Historical Society
West America Bank


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

Admission is Free

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

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