The Bandstand & Green
The perfect venue for the storybook ceremony of your dreams. A vintage gazebo is the focal point for this scenic spot, which features a dance floor and night lighting.
Capacity: Seats 750 guests, 500 with dance floor.
The Log Cabin Green
Surrounded by the nine historic buildings including the Lopez-Hill House, Barnes Log Cabin, Sheepherder's Cabin, Pinkney House, and Photographer's Studio, the Log Cabin Green is our most spacious green. Perfect for a large ceremony, reception, or party, it has close access to the main entrance.
Capacity: Seats 2,000 guests. Tenting can be coordinated.
This unique location features 6 restored neon signs, a tiled courtyard, old fashioned lampposts, and a 1940s gas station.
Capacity: Seats 300 guests. Fellows Hotel is conveniently close by.
The Fellows Hotel
The Hotel Fellows has been restored to the glory days of the 1920s. The interior features fine detailing, replica oak furniture, a full catering kitchen, and two private restrooms.
Capacity: Seats 55 guests.
The Chapel & Green
Built in 1892, this historic chapel and the adjacent green provide an elegant and romantic setting for both a ceremony and reception.
Capacity: Chapel seats 60 guests, Green seats 150.
The Howell House Green
The porch of this lovely Queen Anne Style Victorian home provides a picturesque backdrop for your ceremony. The adjacent green can be used for a private reception.
Capacity: Howell House for ceremony seats 150, Green seats 150 for reception.
The Standard School & Green
This original one-room schoolhouse features hardwood flooring, a full service kitchen, two private restrooms, and easy access to a private green.
Capacity: Hall seats 70 guests, Green seats 150.
The Hippodrome Theatre
Located inside the Award-Winning Black Gold Oil Exhibit, the Hippodrome Theatre is perfect for a group lecture, power point presentation, or film viewing. The theater features state-of-the-art audiovisual capabilities, a full-size projection screen, and stadium seating.
Capacity: Seats 70 guests.
Historic Kern County Chamber of Commerce Building
Designed by noted architect Charles H. Biggar, the Kern County Chamber of Commerce building was completed in 1928. Conveniently located at the front of the museum, the Spanish-style building features a polychrome painted ceiling, original linoleum floors, and beautiful views of the Beale Memorial Clock Tower.
Capacity: Seats 200 guests.
Birthday Party at the Lori Brock Children's Discovery Center
Celebrate your child's birthday at the Lori Brock Children's Discovery Center or enjoy the outdoors with a themed party at one of the selected locations on the grounds of the museum. Book today to enjoy a day of learning and laughter at the Kern County Museum.
Capacity: 30 guests.