Frequently Asked Questions

Who built Hart Square?
Hart Square was built by Dr. Robert W. Hart III and Rebecca Holstien Hart. Please see the “History” page for the full story

Who runs Hart Square?
Hart Square is operated by Hart Square Foundation, a non-profit organization, that ensures the preservation of Hart Square for generations to come through educational programming and historic events. 

Who keeps this place up?
Hart Square has a small staff and hundreds of volunteers who specialize in historic preservation, constuction, and craft. 

When are you open?
Hart Square is open to members Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (We are closed for holidays. Be sure to check with our office ahead of time.) There are several ticketed events throughout the year. Group tours and field trips are also available throughout the year. 

Can I rent Hart Square or the Education Center for events?
Yes! Hart Square is available for weddings, parties, family reunions, corporate retreats/meetings, etc. For availability and pricing visit our facility rental page.

How can I get updates on Hart Square?
You can also sign up to be on our email list by emailing

How can I help Hart Square?

  • Becoming a Volunteer 
  • Becoming a Member 
  • Becoming a Donor