Regular Hours*

Tuesday – Saturday**

9am – 4pm



1pm – 4pm



Closed (See Exceptions)


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


**The Heard will open at 7:30 a.m. on the Second Saturday of the month.

Schedule Exceptions & Holiday Hours

On the following Mondays, the Heard will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please note that guests may not be granted entry after 2 p.m. on these dates.


  • February 15, 2021
  • March 8, 2021
  • May 24, 2021


  • Easter
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas
  • New Year’s Day

Museum open until 3PM (guests not granted after 2PM)

  • Day-before-Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • New Year’s Eve