The Hart museum will remain closed until further notice. See NHMLAC's response to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Plan Your Visit

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PLAN YOUR VISIT

The Hart Museum remains closed at this time. We are eager to welcome you back indoors as soon as it is safe to do so. The Hart Park remains open, so please enjoy the outdoor areas that we have to offer.

Viewing the Mansion

We welcome you to view the exterior of Hart’s mansion with its impressive views and stunning Spanish Colonial revival style architecture. From the parking lot at the bottom of the hill, guests will walk 1/4 of a mile up the Nature Trail to the museum. On your way stop and notice the other historic structures and sites located along the way such as the Ranch House, The Bunk House, old swimming pool, and Mary Ellen’s Tea Room. Guests with questions regarding accessibility are kindly asked to call the museum at 661.254.4584 or or e-mail information@hartmuseum.org. Guests may also call the William S. Hart Park Office at 661.259-1750 for any questions specifically regarding the park.

Visiting the Ranch House

The Hart Museum ranch house, located next to the picnic area in William S. Hart Park, also remains closed at this time. 

visiting william s. hart park

Visitors are welcome to enjoy all the amenities in William S. Hart Park year round.

  • Fall / Winter / Spring Park Hours
    Hours start on the Sunday Daylight Savings Time ends (in the Fall) and run until the Sunday Daylight Savings Time begins (in the Spring)​​​​
    9 am – 5 pm Wednesday through Sunday
  • Summer Park Hours
    Hours start the Sunday Daylight Savings Time begins (in the Spring) and run until the Sunday Daylight Saving Time ends (in the Fall)
    9 am – 6 pm Wednesday through Sunday

The Park is closed to the public on Mondays and Tuesdays year round.

Discovery Guide

For more information, including a map of Hart Park, check out our visitor Discovery Guide.

Questions

  • For any questions about visiting William S. Hart Park please call the park office at 661.259.1750
  • For any questions regarding the William S. Hart Museum please call 661.254.4584 or email us at information@hartmuseum.org

Smoke-free Environment

Smoking is prohibited on our premises (including outdoor areas). Thank you for helping us maintain a healthy environment for everyone to enjoy!

Parking

Free parking is available at the parking lot located inside the entrance to Hart Park, at the bottom of the hill. Guests will need to walk 1/4 of a mile up the Nature Trail (which starts between the Ranch House and the Gift Store) to the museum, which is located at the top of a steep hill.

Guests with questions regarding accessibility or who would like to arrange hilltop parking are kindly asked to call the Park Office at 661.259.1750 or e-mail information@hartmuseum.org before their visit. Visit our Accessibility page for more information.

Ostrich illustration
Ostrich illustration
Did you know? Ostriches have the biggest eyes of any land animal.