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MUSEUMS MAKE YOU ...

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!

MEMBERSHIP PERKS

This month's Membership Exchange is with the Blandford Nature Center! Lakeshore Museum Center members may present their member card for free admission to the Blandford Nature Center throughout October. Learn more about all the perks of becoming an LMC member!

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

L'DOR V'DOR

This exhibit celebrates the history of the Jewish Community in Muskegon, exemplified by Congregation B’nai Israel.

L’Dor V’Dor is a partnership between the Lakeshore Museum Center and Congregation B’nai Israel. This exhibition is funded in part by Michigan Humanities, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and received generous support from the Grand Valley State University Kutsche Office of Local History, and members of Congregation B’nai Israel.

Exhibit open September 30, 2021 – April 23, 2022.

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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  • L’Dor V’Dor Gallery Tour October 22, 2021
    Receive a guided tour of the Museum’s newest exhibit, L’DorV’Dor, which looks at the long history of Temple B’nai Israel in Muskegon, from temple members. This unique tour will give participants a chance to learn more about the temple’s history, Jewish culture, and religion, and to ask questions from local members. Tours will take place […]
  • Muskegon’s public art works get fund to help preserve them October 21, 2021
    Moxie the Mastodon is getting some help to keep looking sharp! A generous donation has created a fund to preserve the public art in Muskegon. Read more about what’s being done: https://www.mlive.com/news/muskegon/2021/09/muskegons-public-art-works-get-fund-to-help-preserve-them.html Muskegon has benefited from multiple gifts of public art in the last century, and now it has been gifted with a fund to […]
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