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Open House - Day of the Bison

Add to calendar 2019-10-19 11:00:00 2019-10-19 16:00:00 Open House - Day of the Bison Hart Museum nhmla America/Los_Angeles public
join and give footer HART bison
Primarily living in the Great Plains, bison are not indigenous to Santa Clarita. The original herd of bison living in the park were donated by Walt Disney after he used them in a movie. Today you can still see an entire herd of American Bison in Hart Park.


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Rather than guided tours, on a day such as this, visitors are welcome to explore the museum at their own pace. We will focus on our friends, the bison, offering our guests casual chats, displays, and hands-on activities related to the subject of the day. Learn the history of the bison in North America. Why do we call them bison rather than buffalo? We’ll look at this creature from a natural history perspective, as well as how he appears in some of the art in the house. And of course, see them in person here in Hart Park! There will have staff and volunteers stationed around the house to answer questions, bison related or not, and to talk with you about the Hart. There is always some kind of craft activity for our young guests (and the young-at-heart)!