Kern County Museum

3801 Chester Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93301 Map · Phone number
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About Kern County Museum

The Kern County Museum is a 16-acre shaded facility. We have sites that accommodate 60-2000 guests in a variety of configurations. Majority of the facility is outdoor, however, we do offer indoor space. We have a very charming Chapel, built in 1892, 1911 Fellows Hotel, Standard School Hall with a fully equipped kitchen and dressing room for the bride and a very unique 1928 spanish style mission that can accommodate upto 300. Everything from traditional to not so traditional weddings, sweet and simple to magical and magnificent can be created on the grounds of the Kern County Museum. There is no other venue in Kern County that can offer mulitple options for your special day and a one of kind location to capture some unbelievable photos.

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The Kern County Museum can help you  create the wedding of your dreams in our one of a kind venue. A...
The Kern County Museum can help you create the wedding of your dreams in our one of a kind venue. A...
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Beauty is the key when you have your reception at one of our many outdoor locations. Image of...
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At the Bandstand Green there is no need to bring in a dance floor, this area has a 40x40 floor...
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The Green behind our 100 year old Standard School creates an atmosphere so stunning and whimsical,...
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8 Reviews for Kern County Museum

Recommended by 76% of couples


3.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.1
  • Professionalism 3.9
  • Flexibility 3.4
  • Value 4.0
  • Average response time 3.6

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    Adanele J. · Married on 03/20/2021

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Exceptional

    Great service, great atmosphere to be in, nothing but friendly staff. 100% recommend if you live in Bakersfield or anywhere close to Bakersfield.

    Sent on 03/21/2021
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    Elizabeth · Married on 01/28/2010

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    The Kern County Museum has the most unique setting and helped make my wedding unforgettable! The staff is so helpful and professional. The services that were offered were perfect for my planning. If I could do it all over again I would go back to the museum.

    Sent on 10/19/2010
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    Jennifer · Married on 04/08/2008

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    I had my wedding at the Kern County Museum, and everyone was so wonderful and helpful. The staff really went above and beyond to work with me to make everything happen just how I wanted it, and the setting could not have been more perfect for a spring garden wedding.

    Sent on 03/02/2009

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Kern County Museum FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 3000.00
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    8
  • Describe your venue:
    Historic Building
    Museum
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
  • What event services do you offer?
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Liability Insurance
    Set Up
  • What event items are available?
    Chairs
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access

Professional Network & Endorsements

1 Endorsement

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    My Sorted Affair Wedding Planners

    This idyllic venue is one of my favorites, it has a lot of versatility and the staff is really kind and helpful. One of Bakersfield's largest public venues, I appreciate the time they take to make sure that the grounds are well taken care of. I will continue to send my clients to Kern County Museum!!

Map

  • 3801 Chester Avenue Bakersfield, CA, 93301 See on map
    6614373330 (Phone number)
    10-5pm
    Location of (Kern County Museum)

Kern County Museum frequently asked questions

What are the most important characteristics of Kern County Museum in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Kern County Museum for wedding events is known for:

  • Historic Building
  • Museum

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Kern County Museum for wedding events?

Kern County Museum offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:

  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor

What kind of wedding events does Kern County Museum offer?

Kern County Museum offers the following types of wedding events:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower

What services does Kern County Museum offer for wedding events?

Kern County Museum offers the following services for wedding events:

  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Liability Insurance
  • Set Up

What furniture and decorations does Kern County Museum have available for wedding events?

Kern County Museum offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:

  • Chairs
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend Kern County Museum and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Kern County Museum is recommended by 88% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 3.8 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.1 in quality of service, 4.0 in value, 3.9 in professionalism, 3.6 in average response time and 3.4 in flexibility.