In the late 1940s, urban renewal began as cities faced a decline in their downtown business districts and neighborhoods. More people moved to the suburbs, which caused downtown to struggle. Muskegon was no exception. Stroll down 1960s Western Avenue, visit the Muskegon Mall, and explore visions for the future of downtown Muskegon. Learn about Muskegon’s […]
You are invited to join a special Play and Learn program at the Muskegon Museum of History and Science on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. “Little Learners” is a free literacy-based program for Muskegon County infants and toddlers ages 0-4. During this program participants will be invited to join us for a […]
Join us for a night that will rock! Learn about the various rocks found in Michigan, and what sets fossils apart from ordinary rocks. Learn about Michigan’s past and how our state got its shape. This event is free for Muskegon County residents and $5 for non-residents. Funding for these programs has been provided by […]
Try your hand at discovering some surprising and intriguing historical facts as you travel through Downtown Muskegon from the 1960’s to today. Funding for these programs has been provided by the Michigan Arts and Culture Council and National Endowment of the Arts.