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Wonder, imagine, adventurous, brave and more! When you visit our museums, you take a 400 million year journey that explores Muskegon County’s rich history with exciting exhibits, hands-on activities and a variety of programs across multiple historic sites. Come let our museums make you smile!

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OUR SITES

LAKESHORE
MUSEUM CENTER

Free for Muskegon County Residents!

HACKLEY & HUME
HISTORIC SITE

SCOLNIK HOUSE OF
THE DEPRESSION ERA

FIRE BARN
MUSEUM

MUSKEGON
HERITAGE MUSEUM

Our Museums merged June 2020!

OUR
COLLECTION

TURTLE TRAVELS

Think turtles have an easy life? Here’s your chance to try being one for a while. In this unique hands-on, interactive exhibit, you’ll  have an opportunity to experience life as they know it.

Exhibit open May 21, 2021 – September 4, 2021.

UPCOMING EVENTS

MASTODONS ARE ON THE LOOSE IN MUSKEGON!

Mini Mastodons are on the loose and hiding around Downtown Muskegon. Stop into the Lakeshore Museum Center to pick up our Scavenger Hunt Brochure and follow the clues to find all 20!

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  • Four more public art installations coming to Muskegon this year May 6, 2021
    Moxie the Mastodon is getting some company! Follow the link to learn more about the other art installations coming to Muskegon this year: https://www.mlive.com/news/muskegon/2021/03/four-more-public-art-installations-coming-to-muskegon-this-year.html But in the meantime, come say hi to Moxie! The Muskegon City Public Art Initiative expects to add four additional works of art to high traffic areas in Muskegon this year, […]
  • Central Paper by Muskegon History and Beyond with the Lakeshore Museum Center • A podcast on Anchor May 5, 2021
    On today's episode of the Muskegon History and Beyond podcast we talk about the history of Central Paper. https://anchor.fm/patrick-horn/episodes/Central-Paper-e109lmg Starting as Central Paper, the paper mill in Muskegon had many names and a long history to match it. Central Paper ended up being located in Muskegon partially because of a glance at a map, from […]
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