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Kern County Museum closing due to COVID-19 concerns

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Museum announced it is closing its grounds beginning Wednesday over COVID-19 concerns.

In a social media post, the museum said it will also close the museum’s Lori Brock Children’s Discovery Center on Wednesday through April 17. The museum has also canceled their Spring events.

“We will look at rescheduling these popular community events at a later date,” said Executive Director Mike McCoy.

The canceled events include:

  • Spring Lecture series
  • Spring Break Camp Discover at Lori Brock
  • All school tours and California History Day
  • All docent training
  • The Village Flea Spring event (postponed)
  • Haggard Boxcar Music Festival (postponed)

“We will look at rescheduling these popular community events at a later date,” said executive director Mike McCoy.

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