Children & Families

The Lakeshore Museum Center in Muskegon offers a wide variety of fun, educational, and child-centered events for the family. We offer special events especially for families, including a summer camp, Enviroworks, and science and history themed open house activities, which occur throughout the year.

Click here to see a full listing of our programs on the Museum Calendar!

Click here to be added to our Parent’s email list!

Throw Back Thursdays at the Historic Sites

Every other Thursday in June, July, and August (starting June 8) special free activities will take place at our Muskegon County historic sites between Noon and 2pm.  Past events have included ice cream making,  a super hero event, and a family tree activity.  The full schedule of events is on our website calendar.


This one-week camp targets Muskegon County elementary school children and challenges them to explore the natural and cultural history of the area. It is conducted weekdays from 9:00 am to Noon the last two weeks of July. Call 722-0278 for details.

July 17-21 & 24-28
Registration 8am on Friday, May 26
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