An old truck and some historic oil equipment.

West Kern Oil Museum

Volunteer run museum covering the history of the oil industry in the local area. They have the world's only surviving wooden oil derrick, a photo exhibit covering the 1910 Lakeview Gusher oil spill and a wonderfully eclectic collection of both indoor and outdoor exhibits.


1168 Wood Street, Taft, CA 93268 - Map

11 November 2019

West Kern Oil Museum a shining example of how to preserve our history

Louis Medina, The Bakersfield Californian, 27 February 2009

A steampunk airship in the window.


95.54 miles away

Griffith Observatory.

Griffith Observatory

95.73 miles away