Lakeshore Museum Center Adds Open Hours on Saturdays

Lakeshore Museum Center to introduce Second Saturdays, additional open hours at the main museum at 430 W. Clay Ave starting in January 2021. These open hours have free admission for Muskegon County residents and take place on the second Saturday of each month. Second Saturdays showcase museum exhibits including the new Who is Rosie Lee Wilkins: Piecing Together Her History exhibit, the STEM Center, and Science Center with scavenger hunts for kids.

“It’s a new year and we’re trying something new,” said Museum Experiences Director, Jacquelyn Huss. “These Saturday hours offer families a chance to visit us during the weekend.”

Second Saturdays take place from noon-4 pm on the following dates:
● January 9, 2021
● February 13, 2021
● March 13, 2021
● April 10, 2021

Each Second Saturday includes an exhibit-related take-and-make activity for kids to complete at home. Adults can also take a look at how the Rosie Lee Wilkins exhibit was constructed and the research process that pieced together her history.

The new hours kick off in January 2021 and will continue through April. No reservation is needed to attend, but be sure to check in with the LMC website for any additional updates.

Call 231.722.0278 for more information. Masks are required to enter the museum.

About Lakeshore Museum Center

Since 1937, the Lakeshore Museum Center has explored, preserved, and interpreted the history of Muskegon County through historic exhibits, education and cultural-based programs, and special events and presentations for all ages. The Center is comprised of multiple sites and buildings including the Hackley & Hume Historic Site, the Fire Barn Museum, the Scolnik House of the Depression Era and the Muskegon Heritage Museum.