Kern River Valley Historical Society is the management, maintenance & supporting force for their crowning achievement, the Kern Valley Museum. Archives and spectacular displays interpreting the rich and complex social, cultural and economic history of the Kern River Valley are offered to visitors without charge. Through its exhibits, publications, and programs, we may trace who and what we are, how we achieved our distinct identity, and what unique contributions we make to the region and state.

Located in Kernville, the museum is home to some of the most fascinating collections and exhibits that history can offer. When visiting the Kern Valley make this exciting treasure house a priority stop. Contact us for docent led special and educational tour arrangements