Historic Sites

  • Fire Barn Museum

    The Fire Barn Museum is open May through October. Like most cities in the 19th century, fire was a constant fear and problem for Muskegon. After devastating fires in 1871 and 1874, the City of Muskegon constructed a firehouse on the northwest corner of Seventh Street and Webster Avenue. The original C. H. Hackley Hose […]

  • Exterior of Scolnik House

    Scolnik House of the Depression Era

    The Scolnik House of the Depression Era is open May through October. The Scolnik House of the Depression Era tells the story of families living in Muskegon during the Great Depression. The house has undergone an extensive renovation and includes period appropriate carpet, paint and linoleum flooring, period-appropriate wallpaper, furniture in a variety of styles, […]

  • Hackley House Exterior

    Hackley & Hume Historic Site

    The Hackley & Hume Historic Site is open May through October. Hackley House Charles H. Hackley hired David S. Hopkins of Grand Rapids to design and build the magnificent houses and City Barn for Hackley and his partner Thomas Hume with construction taking place between 1887 and 1889. Structurally restored to its 1890s appearance, the […]