Hours & Admission

General Admission

Members: Free
Adults: $10
Students/Seniors: $5
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.


First Friday
FREE Admission
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
FREE Admission

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.

Museums for All
FREE admission

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