• Hackley & Hume Site Photo

    Hackley and Hume Historic Site

  • Michigan:From the Depths of Time exhibit

    Lakeshore Museum Center

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we welcome wonder

Join us for a 400 million year journey that explores the prehistoric plants and animals of Michigan’s past. Or get pulled into our Science Center, where everyone can learn about simple science through hands-on activities for the whole family.

Tour the beautifully restored Hackley & Hume Historic Site homes and walk through the unique living spaces showcasing how local Muskegon lumber barons lived in their late 19th Century Victorian homes.

Ask us about our Educational Programs! Each year, we reach over 20,000 school children through museum visits, programming at area schools, and loan kits.

Upcoming Museum Events


Michigan’s Heritage Park

Michigan's Heritage Park is CLOSED for the season and will re-open in May 2016.  Thank you for a wonderful year!


Science Center Photo

The Museum Center is fun for all ages!

Hands-on activities abound in the Science Center and Body Works Gallery.

Explore for hours or all day.



Hackley & Hume Historic Site

The Hackley & Hume houses, the Fire Barn Museum, and the Scolnik House of the Depression Era are closed for the season.  They will re-open in May 2016.


The mission of the Lakeshore Museum Center is to preserve and interpret, through exhibits, education, and programs, the natural and cultural history of Muskegon County.