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.

What's Happening

Merry Christmas

The Kern River Valley History Society wishes you a

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!


 It is that time of year again!  The month of February will again feature our exciting sale of historic photographs in a limited edition offering.  The Annex crew has carefully selected eight new images from our archive to offer in this premier showcase.  Each image is carefully reproduced, printed and matted.  They are offered exclusively in both framed and un-framed versions.  Each image is numbered and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.  All images are only offered in a series of 25.

After this edition of 25 is sold, it will never be offered for sale to the members or public again.  Don ’t wait!  Be sure to come by and check out this impressive display.