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Best guided tour in SCV

Free tour of the William S. Hart mansion. We've gone several times and also brought friends... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Los Angeles, California
A very generous cowboy

On a drizzly day we drove to Santa Clarita to visit barnyard animals, bison herd and the mansion of... read more

Reviewed January 12, 2019
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This museum is housed in the former home and ranch of silent film cowboy star and director William S. Hart.
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24151 Newhall Ave, Newhall, CA 91321-2908
+1 661-254-4584
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free tour of the William S. Hart mansion. We've gone several times and also brought friends. Explore the park grounds and then hike up the hill to the mansion. Along the way, you'll pass the herd of Buffalo. Some of which are descendants from the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

On a drizzly day we drove to Santa Clarita to visit barnyard animals, bison herd and the mansion of the silent film actor who donated his estate to the people of LA when he died. He designed quite a modern home for his time using...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

The reason you cannot HEAR is because William S Hart did Silent Western Films!! OK enough stupid jokes. This is a Must see if you are visiting Santa Clarita (SC). It is located in Newhall (Another Home to visit in Piru), named after the Newhall...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed August 22, 2018

You probably want to call ahead as tours don't always synch up with info you find on line. We went on a Friday, missed the 2 PM tour, hit the 3 PM tour, there was also a 4 PM tour. Tours start top of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Joe P
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

I wonderful park to explore solo or With others. It has animals and a petting zoo. Love the free parking and bathrooms. The residence has limited viewing hours. I love the Buffalo in the back field. Who knew Buffalo in Newhall. They show old movies...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Antonia R
Reviewed August 8, 2018

When you visit the Hart Museum and the Ranch you regress in time. William Hart was more than a star, he was a man that believe that the sun shines for everybody. The museum and the Ranch are very interesting and you learn a lot,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank gec424
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Lived here for years but only visited it recently a d was very pleasantly surprised. A lovely walk on a bright sunny withers morning. The views from the museum house were great and the little live animal zoo was wonderful and I don't normally enjoy...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank BodhranBeater
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Taking teens on a day trip isn't always easy, but everyone enjoyed the Hart Museum & Ranch. The house is a historical gem, and the parkland that surrounds the main house is a wonderful gift to the community. They have real buffalo too!

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Judy R
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

If your into history it’s really neat. He was a movie legend back in the day. To think he built his house way out in the middle of nowhere and now it’s in the middle of town.

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank 1kenny
Reviewed September 20, 2017

Great place for children and Western film buffs. This was Hart's retirement home, which he donated to the people of Los Angeles. The tours of the main house are quite interesting. Lots of names that most people will have to look up, as Hart is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank randylee223
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