Kern County Museum
Take a walk through history at the Kern County Museum! Thousands of historical and cultural artifacts are displayed in more than 56 historic buildings on 16 beautifully landscaped acres. Your tour includes treasures such as a one room school, a general store, a jail, an oil derrick, seven historic homes, a world-class Oil Museum and a Children's Museum! From California’s Gold Rush, through its settlement and development, to the crucial oil industry of today, the state’s rich heritage can be experienced in one convenient and central location at the Kern County Museum.