Hours & Admission
Children 5 and under: Free
Tuesday - Saturday: 10AM-4PM
Sunday & Monday: Closed
BMoA is closed on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day.
Extended Hours: 10AM-8PM
In participation with downtown Bakersfield's First Friday events, BMoA is proud to offer complimentary admission with extended hours until 8PM.
Bank of America: Museums on Us
On the first Saturday of every month in 2019, Bank of America, Merril Lynch, and U.S. Trust cardholders receive one (1) FREE ADMISSION to BMoA with eligible credit or debit card with valid photo ID.
BMoA is a Blue Star Museum
May 18, 2019 - September 2, 2019
Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer FREE ADMISSION to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families each summer.
Click here to find out more about Blue Star Museums.
Museums for All
Through Museums for All, those receiving food assistance (SNAP benefits) can gain free or reduced admission to more than 300 museums throughout the United States simply by presenting their SNAP EBT card. Museums for All is a cooperative initiative between the Association of Children's Museums (ACM) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Free admission for up to four (4) individuals per EBT card.
Click here to find out more about Museums for All