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-Saturday

9AM - 5PM*
The Heard will open at 7:30 on the Second Saturday of the month.

Sunday

1PM-5PM*

*The museum closes at 5 p.m. and guests may not be granted entry after 4 p.m. Other exceptions may apply--see "special notes" section for more details.

Monday

Closed (except on special occasions if noted in the "special notes" section below).

Holiday Hours

Closed

Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day

Open until 3PM*

Day-before-Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve

Guests not granted entry after 2 p.m.
 

Special Notes

  • Please note that the Heard will close to the public early at 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 20, to prepare for Halloween at the Heard. Please note that guests may not be admitted after 2 p.m.
  • The Heard will be open on Monday on the following dates/times. (Guests may not be admitted less than an hour before the posted closing times.)
    • 9/3/18 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • 10/8/18 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • 10/22/18 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • 11/19/18 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • 12/24/18 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • 12/31/18 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • 1/7/19 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • 1/21/19 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • 2/18/19 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • 3/11/19 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • 5/27/19 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Basic Heard Guidelines

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