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Crystal Palace and Museum

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Address: 2800 Buck Owens Blvd, Bakersfield, CA 93308
Phone Number: (661) 328-7560
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Combination theater and a museum housing memorabilia spanning Buck Owens...
Combination theater and a museum housing memorabilia spanning Buck Owens' 40 year career in country music.
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Bakersfield Sound and History

Start by passing underneath the recreated Bakersfiekd sign and enter a treasure trove of Country music. A lot of people seem to say that Bakersfield has nothing or there is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Country Music, great entertainment and good food, don't take my word for it, try it out yourself, you will not be disappointed one bit, also with bar. Buck Owens made the place so that all could enjoy and not just a few. May Buck Rest In Peace

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Concord, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This was a fun place to visit, we went in first to see the Museum of Buck Owens. We came back for dinner and the live entertainment that started at 7:30pm. They have a dance floor large enough for patrons to line dance, and nice size bar.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Was at Mark Chestnut concert they sold me a ticket and said it was good because if we wanted to stand we were able to stand when we arrived my husband seat was in the far corner and a wall was blocking everything and when we asked can we move anywhere else they said no it sold out but you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Don't come for the food although it is EXCELLENT - come for the atmosphere and the music. There's no other place to feel what you feel here at the Crystal Palace.

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Bakserfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The Country music is top notch, the food is excellent and it is a family friendly place. It gives an authentic Bakersfield experience and it is recognized as a top Country Music venue.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Start by passing underneath the recreated Bakersfiekd sign and enter a treasure trove of Country music. A lot of people seem to say that Bakersfield has nothing or there is nothing to do or see. Well, take you and some friends to the Cystal Palace and see what Buck saved and preserved . A ton of very cool stuff. You... More 

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Blanchard, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

make sure they aren't having a concert on a night you want to just eat some great food, if you can make a concert you will be entertained no matter what.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

My husband &I have been long time Buck Owens fans so we made a trip to Bakersfield to see his Crystal Palace. It was well worth the trip! The museum was very interesting & we appreciated the helpful staff. The food was delicious!!! My husband had the Dwight Yoakam baby back ribs meal. Wow! Did they ever provide a feast!... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Crystal Palace has always been one of my favorite places in Bakersfield. Weather are you are having a party or just family night out. They offer everything for everyone. The food is also great so if you leave hungry it's your own fault.

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Bakersfield, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Bought tickets for Good and Rich concert, with guests coming from out of town. Our waitress was totally inexperienced and really messed up the order. One person finally got her steak almost at the end of the show, although we ordered way before the show started. Another person received her dessert almost immediately after we ordered with the explanation that... More 

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Additional Information about Crystal Palace and Museum

Address: 2800 Buck Owens Blvd, Bakersfield, CA 93308
Phone Number: (661) 328-7560
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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