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Please note: guests may not be granted entry to museum and wildlife sanctuary less than an hour before closing time. Guests must leave Heard property by closing time unless prior arrangements have been made with Heard staff.

Regular Hours

  • Tuesday - 9AM - 5PM
  • Wednesday - 9AM - 5PM
  • Thursday - 9AM - 5PM
  • Friday - 9AM - 5PM
  • Saturday - 9AM - 5PM
    The Heard will open at 7:30 on the Second Saturday of the month.
  • Sunday 1PM-5PM
  • Monday - Closed (except on special occasions if noted in the "special notes" section below).

*Unless otherwise listed in the "special notes" section below, the museum closes at 5 p.m. and guests may not be granted entry after 4 p.m. Guests may not be granted entry to museum and wildlife sanctuary less than an hour before posted closing time. Guests must leave Heard property by closing time unless prior arrangements have been made with Heard staff.

Holiday Hours & Special Event Day Hours

  • Closed
    • Christmas - December 25, 2018
    • New Year's Day - January 1, 2019
    • Thanksgiving - November 28, 2019
  • Museum open until 3PM (guests not granted entry after 2 p.m.)
    • December 14, 2018
    • December 15, 2018
    • Christmas Eve - December 24, 2018
    • New Year's Eve - December 31, 2018
    • Day-before-Thanksgiving - November 27, 2019

Special Notes

  • The Heard is typically closed on Mondays; however, we will be open on Monday on the following dates/times. (Guests may not be admitted less than an hour before the posted closing times.)
    • 12/24/18 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • 12/31/18 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • 1/7/19 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • 1/21/19 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • 2/18/19 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • 3/11/19 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • 5/27/19 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Basic Heard Guidelines

For more information on Heard Attendance Tips and Visitor Guidelines, click here