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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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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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ICONIC BAKERSFIELD

Food is good. Not great but plentiful. Then again, people go to visit the Crystal Palace to be entertained and the entertainment is indeed top notch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I have been to the Crystal palace numerous times, and it always pleases! They have great staff, the entertainment is always very talented, and the food has always b en top notch, even for brunch on Sundays. I highly recommend the place!

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Hollywood, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Bakersfield should support there talented up and coming singers and bands Crystal Palace does not. Female singers in Bakersfield are not welcome this is an old man town with Crystal Palace supporting old man bands its like a click. The guy who puts the bands there has a very bad rep and Buddy Allen needs to clean house doesn't anyone... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I always liked Buck Owens over the years..so when we left Colorado..I wanted to stop and see his museum. We had heard about and read about it over the years. We were the first in at 11am on a Friday...purchased out tickets and went in to look at his clothing, guitars and photos. The Palace was quiet as we walked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Food is good. Not great but plentiful. Then again, people go to visit the Crystal Palace to be entertained and the entertainment is indeed top notch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My wife and i enjoyed a great meal and entertainment as a very reasonable price. We enjoyed a great ban-Monty Byrom-with another couple. Service was exceptional.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Went here for dinner with friends. We all had steak, the steaks were tasty, huge and done to perfection. My only complaint was the beer was NOT cold. (Kudos to our waitress for putting some beer on ice for us) stayed for the band and dancing, could not have asked for a better time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

If you like country music and huge food portions, this is for you! Live music and a small dance floor make for a good time while having dinner and drinks with friends. Definitely an older crowd (40's-60's), so not a great place if you're looking to find a young, trendy atmosphere. Their mashed potatoes and green beans (with bacon!) are... 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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