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Crystal Palace and Museum

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Address: 2800 Buck Owens Blvd, Bakersfield, CA 93308-6314
Phone Number:
+1 661-328-7560
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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
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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Dinner at the Palace

General Manager TJ always makes visits enjoyable, Food is fresh and reasonably priced, the live entertainment is as good as you can find in Bakersfield

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Bakersfield, California
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Bakersfield, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

General Manager TJ always makes visits enjoyable, Food is fresh and reasonably priced, the live entertainment is as good as you can find in Bakersfield

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first visit and I was so astonished by the detail. The bronze statues when you enter, to the car on the wall. All the shops and memoribilia to review. AWESOME! We had an excellent meal with friends and the music was also top notch. Overall an excellent venue.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

The crystal palace just might be the closest thing to country in the whole state of California. Not only is it a spectacular museum that holds amazing memorabilia of Buck owens and many country greats but it also holds the best country brunch in Bakersfield. It's a definite pit stop! If you're driving on hwy 99....it's right off the freeway.... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

The best Sunday brunch in Bakersfield. Not only the food, but the country music history on display throughout the building. The brunch is a buffet style, so you can load up on what you prefer. Two mimosas are included with brunch, but you can load up on sodas or juices too. The bacon is the best here, cheesy potatoes, omelette... More 

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Sacramento
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

If you like Buck Owens and are in Bakersfield, you should probably visit this place. Otherwise, not much of a reason to stop here.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

We visited the Crystal Palace for the second time in the last seven years.we found the customer service and meal quality to have deteriorated at this time. Our waiter was very casual and obviously keen to just get us in and out. Staff could do with some pr help.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

It is small you can see everything in 30 minutes. It has his costumes and guitars and a lot of interesting things. A very nice restaurant and gift shop.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

It's an attraction that should be seen, the entertainment and shows fantastic - the atmosphere great. A must see for any country music fan. Great location within Bakersfield. And if you want to see a concert of your favorite band, it's a great venue. It's a bit packed with tables and bar seating, but not a bad seat in the... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

We were in Bakersfield for 2 days, and decided to look up the top 10 Trip Advisor "things to do". Crystal Palace & Museum was in the top two, and was 1/2 mi from our hotel - so headed there first. The place appeared totally boarded up and closed, but did get out of the car & walked around to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful inside and out. Gorgeous landscaping & flowers. Very cute inside and lots of memorabilia. Seating is graduated so everyone can see the stage. Monty Byrom and The Buckaroos were fantastic!!!! Food is always plentiful and delicious.

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