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Muskegon Michigan Museums

Enjoy several Muskegon county museums with a flair for interesting local history.

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Hackley and Hume Historic Site

Operated by the Lakeshore Museum Center, these spectacular homes were built by two of Muskegon’s wealthiest lumber barons, Charles Hackley and Thomas Hume. The shared carriage house is built in the style of both homes, for a very interesting result.  Both houses are on the national register of historic places. Located at 484 W Webster Ave, Muskegon, MI 49440.

 

Distance: 5.6 Miles
2
James Jackson Museum of African American History

This museum elevates knowledge about African American history and provides a forum for community pride. Located at 7 E Center St, Muskegon Heights, MI 49444.

 

Distance: 6.3 Miles
2
Lakeshore Museum Center

The Pidge Inn was named after the Passenger Pigeon, which roosted in this area by the billions until going extinct in 1914.  They roosted on Pigeon Hill dune, which stood over 200 feet tall at the current site of The Pidge Inn and Harbour Towne Marina.  Among many great exhibits, the Lakeshore Museum Center has a passenger pigeon mount (1882) and a beautiful painting of Passenger Pigeons (1937), both by Lewis Cross. Located at 430 W Clay Ave, Muskegon, MI 49440.

 

Distance: 5.7 Miles
2
Muskegon Heritage Museum

This museum specializes in telling the story of Muskegon’s industry and all of the things that have been ‘Made in Muskegon’. Located at 561 W Western Ave, Muskegon, MI 49440.

 

Distance: 5.4 Miles