Lakeshore Museum Center

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Lakeshore Museum Center

430 W Clay Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440
Regions: Central
Phone: (231) 724-5524
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Description

The Lakeshore Museum Center has four sites in Muskegon and one site in Whitehall. The Natural and Cultural history of the area is explored at the Main Museum Site with exhibits featuring a life-sized mastodon, animal habitats, and hands-on galleries. At the nearby Hackley & Hume Historic Site, the homes of Muskegon's most well-known lumber barons are available for tours. The Victorian Era homes feature intricate wood carvings, stained glass windows, and period furnishings. At the Fire Barn Museum a half block away, historic fire fighting equipment is displayed. The story of life during the Great Depression is told next door at the Scolnik House of the Depression Era. Michigan's Heritage Park is located in Whitehall, just 20 minutes north of Muskegon. The living history park explores 10,000 years of Michigan history in a natural woodland setting. Walk along a paved half-mile trail for interactive experiences at a Native American Wigwam Village, Fur Trader's Post, 1900s Farmhouse, and more. The Main Museum is open year round and the other four locations from May through October. For hours and more information, visit the Museum website www.lakeshoremuseum.org

Amenities

  • Gift Shops
  • Restaurant(s) Nearby
  • Kid Friendly
  • Buses Welcome
  • Restrooms
Events
Nov
30 Sat

Hackley & Hume Holiday Tours

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Holiday Tour Dates: November 30, December 1, 14, 21, 27, 28
Dec
20 Fri

Temporary Exhibit: Cheers! A History of Brewing in Muskegon

Temporary Exhibit opening Mid-December 2019
Dec
21 Sat

Temporary Exhibit: Cheers! A History of Brewing in Muskegon

Temporary Exhibit opening Mid-December 2019
Dec
22 Sun

Temporary Exhibit: Cheers! A History of Brewing in Muskegon

Temporary Exhibit opening Mid-December 2019
Dec
23 Mon

Temporary Exhibit: Cheers! A History of Brewing in Muskegon

Temporary Exhibit opening Mid-December 2019
Dec
24 Tue

Temporary Exhibit: Cheers! A History of Brewing in Muskegon

Temporary Exhibit opening Mid-December 2019
Dec
25 Wed

Temporary Exhibit: Cheers! A History of Brewing in Muskegon

Temporary Exhibit opening Mid-December 2019
Dec
26 Thu

Temporary Exhibit: Cheers! A History of Brewing in Muskegon

Temporary Exhibit opening Mid-December 2019
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