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Address: 24151 San Fernando Road, Newhall, CA 91321
Phone Number: (661) 254-4584; (661) 259-0855
Description: This museum is housed in the former home and ranch of silent film cowboy...
This museum is housed in the former home and ranch of silent film cowboy star and director William S. Hart.
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This was my first visit in well over a decade and it did not disappoint. The house alone is worth visiting, but the fact that it was built by a silent-ear western star really... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
12 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

This was my first visit in well over a decade and it did not disappoint. The house alone is worth visiting, but the fact that it was built by a silent-ear western star really adds to the experience. Mr. Hart was an animal lover and way ahead of his time on animal safety when making movies. He loved his horses... More 

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South Fallsburg, New York
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My wife and I decided to visit the home of William S Hart, the most well known of the silent film cowboy stars. We were happy to find that the tour was free as was the parking. We found his home to be beautifully well preserved, and full of interesting artifacts. According to our guide the home is exactly as... More 

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Campbell, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
18 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Our good Northern California friend (the bride) was marrying a real West Virginia cowboy on the day after the Rose Parade. Which had been part of their pre-wedding activities for those guests able to go. The William S. Hart Museum and Ranch were the perfect site for the cowboy themed wedding and reception. The activities (Wedding and then Reception) were... More 

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Sherman Oaks, CA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My husband, dog and I enjoyed a very relaxing lunch from a local taqueria in the park, enjoying the sounds of nature and the beauty of this clean park that I remember from my childhood. Can't wait to come back to hike up the hill to the museum and home of this famous hometown cowboy. Also want to check out... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
5 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Recently visited this place with a company and sales force I was flown in to speak to. Great "after" event site for our western themed party. The house has been well maintained and the museum they've turned it into was full of interesting exhibits and stories about William S. Hart, popular silent film cowboy movie star of the 1910-1920's. The... More 

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Costa Mesa, California, United States
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307 reviews 307 reviews
186 attraction reviews
215 helpful votes 215 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This was my first visit. Perhaps because it was December 31, the Hart home was open for all guests to wander around at their leisure. We were told that this was not standard practice, but the fact that there were docents throughout the home to answer questions made the visit very interesting. The staff is quite friendly and knowledgeable, and... More 

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Newhall, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I took relatives to our local museum for the day. It is a free tour that I have taken many times, but not in recent years. The guides were extremely knowledgeable about the history and many pictures, paintings and artifacts within. I was a little disappointed in not being able to go in some rooms that were previously accessible, and... More 

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Palmdale, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Visited today and it was a nice tour but I remember liking it a lot more 25 years ago when I was a kid. The hike to the house it strait uphill. The tour was nice. I was disappointed to hear the gun collection I loved as a child was stolen in 1991. Didn't get a chance to see the... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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91 reviews 91 reviews
18 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

See the animals and take a walk on the trail to the Hart home overlooking the SCV. What a fantastic view. Enjoy the park and have a picnic with your family.

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Newhall, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The Park has a rich and flavorful history. In its early years the park was a gathering place for families and tourist alike. Since L.A. took over structure of the park and its few programs, the park and its museum have fallen by the wayside.

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