Visiting the Hart Museum Mansion
Entrance to the Hart Museum Mansion, located at the top of the hill in William S. Hart Park, is by guided tour only. Free tours are offered every hour during the Museum's hours of operation. Visitors are asked to park their vehicles in the lots near the entrance to the Park, walk up the hill to the Hart Mansion, and wait outside the front door until the start of the next tour, the time of which will be indicated on a sign on the front door. The guides will open the door and invite the guests inside.
If any of your group has accessibility issues, please call the Museum at 661-254-4584.
Effective January 1, 2019, our year-round hours will be Wednesday through Sunday, 11:00am to 4:00pm.
The last tour of the day will start at 3:00pm.
Free tours are offered every hour, with the last tour starting at 3:00pm
Reservations for Tours
Reservations for the guided public tours are not required as a general rule. However, reservations are required if a group of 10 or more guests is planning to visit, or if a guest requires special accommodations. The guided tour of the Hart Mansion is a 30-minute walking tour and includes climbing one staircase with 17 steps. The Hart Museum requires reservations so that accommodations can be arranged in advance of the intended visit. Reservations for visiting schools are required regardless of class size. Please contact the Museum at (661) 254-4584 or via email at email@example.com to schedule a tour for your school group.
Reaching the Hart Museum Mansion
Guests are asked to walk a 1/4 of a mile up the hill in Hart Park to the Hart Museum's Mansion for the tours. If anyone in your party is not comfortable walking up the hill, please call the Museum at (661) 254-4584 to make alternative arrangements.
Visiting the Hart Museum Ranch House
The Hart Museum Ranch House, located next to the picnic area in William S. Hart Park, is self-guided only, and maintains the same hours as the Hart Museum Mansion. Visitors are welcome to explore this historic ranch home and enjoy the exhibits at their own pace.
Visiting William S. Hart Park
Visitors are welcome to enjoy all the amenities in William S Hart Park year round. Please note, these hours below are for William S. Hart Park - these hours are not for the William S. Hart Museum, including the Museum's Mansion and Ranch House. Guests are welcome to enjoy the Park on days and times the Museum is not open.
Park Hours — Fall / Winter / Spring
These hours start on the Sunday Daylight Savings Time ends (in the Fall) and run until the Sunday Daylight Savings Time begins (in the Spring)
- 7:00am – 5:00pm, 7 days a week
Park Hours - Summer
These hours start on the Sunday Daylight Savings Time begins (in the Spring) and run until the Sunday Daylight Saving Time ends (in the Fall)
- 7:00am – 7:30pm, 7 days a week