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


** NOTICE **




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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What's Happening

A big THANK YOU to Rebecca Giddens for sharing memories of the Athens Olympics and her Silver Medal in August!  Coming up in 2021 ...

•September – will showcase a collection of Seminole clothing and stitchery from the Miccosukee Tribe in south Florida.

•October - Automobile Hood Ornaments

•November - Moose

•December - Red Stuff

If you are interested in sharing a collection, please call Linda Thurm at 760-417-2881 to be put on the schedule.

     - Linda