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 […]

  • 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 & Hume Historic Sites

    The Hackley & Hume Historic Sites are open May through October. Hackley House In 1887, Charles H. Hackley purchased the lots on which the Hackley & Hume Historic Site now stands. He immediately sold one and one-half of these lots to his business partner, Thomas Hume. Charles H. Hackley hired David S. Hopkins of Grand […]