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California Area Living Museum (CALM)

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10500 Alfred Harrell Hwy, Bakersfield, CA 93306-9654
+1 661-872-2256
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Educational and entertaining

When we found ourselves in Bakersfield California with the need to entertain our grandchildren CALM... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
twhitt_2057145
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Coronado, California
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Local "zoo"; great for "kids" of all ages-esp. at Christmas.

A great way to spend the day, especially for a picnic. The Holiday Lights are a must, but be sure... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
KathleenLT2013
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Bakersfield, California
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  • Excellent62%
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  • Average7%
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“holiday lights” (19 reviews)
“train ride” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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10500 Alfred Harrell Hwy, Bakersfield, CA 93306-9654
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"reptile house"
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"winter wonderland"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we found ourselves in Bakersfield California with the need to entertain our grandchildren CALM provided us with something that interested them and satisfied our need for a fun educational experience. The venue was selected by our 12-year-old granddaughter. The location is a bit challenging...More

3  Thank twhitt_2057145
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great way to spend the day, especially for a picnic. The Holiday Lights are a must, but be sure to dress warmly and take 'the train'. Plan on walking around, and later shopping inside after looking at the displays inside. A great local "zoo".

1  Thank KathleenLT2013
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

CALM is a fantastic place for a day outing. The people take such great care of these beautiful animals that can’t take care of themselves in the wilderness anymore. Fun place to take children to learn about animals and their environment.

1  Thank Sandy D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of fun. So much to see and be amazed by. Our family really enjoys the relaxed nature of the event and take our time being outside enjoying the presentation.

1  Thank sbj545
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really like this zoo , we have been here a few times . This lady time we 2 of the younger girls working up front be snippy and rude . Other then that we always have s good time . Perfect for smaller kids...More

Thank bjml77
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the kids there for a Saturday away from video gaming. There were many animals to see and could teach the kids about the animals living in our part of the Antelope valley. Good fun at a great price.

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Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Took my 2 young kids (5&8). They enjoyed this adventure. Lots to see and the employees were friendly. Highly recommend for young kids. A great way to allow your kids explore with you. We had a lot of fun.

2  Thank brbradley09
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

We go here at least once a month. It is great to let the little ones run around and learn and see what the animals look like in real life. They love to ride on the train. Go early before the heat hits.

1  Thank jbittle2
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Calm is an amazing place. Home to many local wildlife that have been nurtured back to health. At Christmas time Calm turns into a huge park with Christmas lights and intertainment. Walk along the trails, each one a different theme, shown with Christmas lights! Ride...More

Thank Pam Q
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Tookour 5 & 7 year old grandchildren here to see the animals. The animals seem well tended and content. It only took a couple of hours but we all learned something new about animals from California. We recommend this place!

Thank Andrea S
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