The museum will close early at 3 p.m. to the public on May 25 to prepare for Date Night at the Heard. (Visitors will not be granted entry after 2 p.m.). The museum will not reopen until the special event begins at 6 p.m. (special event tickets required).

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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.

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.)
    • 5/27/19 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • 6/3/19 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • 6/10/19 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • 6/17/19 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • 6/24/19 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • 7/1/19 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • 7/8/19 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • 7/15/19 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • 7/22/19 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Holiday Hours & Special Event Day Hours

  • Date Night at the Heard - May 25 - the Heard will close to the general public at 3 p.m. No entry will be granted after 2 p.m. The museum will reopen at 6 p.m. for Date Night at the Heard
  • Closed
    • Thanksgiving
    • Christmas 
    • New Year's Day 
  • Museum open until 3PM (guests not granted entry after 2 p.m.)
    • Day-before-Thanksgiving

Basic Heard Guidelines

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