Kern County Museum
Make your event or celebration historic at the Kern County Museum! Located just north of downtown Bakersfield, the Kern County Museum offers a remarkable setting for your next business meeting, company party, wedding, reception, or reunion! Over 50 historic structures and exhibits set amid 16 acres of beautiful grounds make an ideal setting for numerous types of private and public functions for parties as small as 50 or as large as 5,000! Wedding ceremonies and receptions are especially elegant in this historic setting. When your wedding takes place at the Kern County Museum, the setting is unique, memorable, and far from the distractions of modern life. From sweet and simple to magical and magnificent, choose from a variety of venues at our 16-acre, tree-shaded Pioneer Village. Whether arriving in horse-drawn carriage, exchanging vows in our historic chapel, or under our charming gazebo – we’ll create an event to be talked about for years to come. The Kern County Museum offers a variety of locations depending on the size and scope of your wedding or reception. Popular wedding and reception sites include the Chapel, Bandstand Green, and the Hotel Fellows. The NEW Batey Gardens and the Log Cabin Green are both perfect for large functions like company picnics, events, or larger weddings. Private Rentals Are you looking for the perfect venue for your wedding, anniversary, shower or other celebration? Let us help you make your special day an Historic one at the Kern County Museum. Business Rentals Whether your organization is small or large, we have the perfect venue for your next company function at the Kern County museum! There are multiple lovations througout the grounds that are perfect for hosting both outdoor and indoor events, presentations, business meetings, companiy parties, or whatever your needs may be. Our grounds can host groups from 10 to 5,000. Birthday Parties and Celebrations Make your next birthday celebration UNFORGETTABLE with a birthday package at the Kern County Museum. We offer multiple locations for parties of different sizes and we offer special science or history packages for the kids that will create lifelong memories!