Groups & Rentals

Make the Lakeshore Museum Center your place to go for your next group tour or corporate outing!

Groups & Rentals

To schedule an event, birthday party, or walking tour please contact Assistant Program Manager, Jennifer Reeths at 231-724-5543 or at least 4 weeks in advance to check availability. A 50% deposit is required to hold a date.

 Corporate Staff or Family Outings:

Team Building Programs during weekday business hours:
  • Corporate: $400 for up to 40 people
  • Nonprofit: $350 for up to 40 people
  • Program Options Include:
    • Amazing Museum Race
    • Dark Side of History (starting January 2022)
    • History Crime Detectives
    • Adult STEM Challenges (examples: Sail Car Propulsion, Balloon Rockets or Catapult Chaos)

Auditorium Rentals:

During weekday business hours:
  • Corporate
    • Half Day $100
    • Whole Day $150
  • Nonprofit
    • During business hours, nonprofits may reserve our auditorium twice per year free of charge. After that:
    • Half Day $50
    • Whole Day $75

Programs and auditorium rentals outside museum business hours have a limited availability and have an additional fee of $250.

Saturday Birthday Party program with up to 2 hours in a classroom space:

  • $150 during open hours only
    • November-April: 12-4pm
    • May-October: 10am-4pm
  • 20 children max
  • Program Topics include:
    • Fossil Casting for ages 3 and up
    • Dissecting Owl Pellets for ages 7 and up
    • Tim Punching for ages 7 and up
    • Pioneer Activities for ages 3 and up
    • Dinosaur Presentation for ages 3-6
  • Other topics may be arranged based on your child’s age and interest if requested. The museum requires at least a 45-day notice if you would like to arrange a special program not listed above.
  • Birthday parties may serve cake and ice cream in a classroom space.

 Community Walking Tours, during open hours:

  • Available Topics:
    • Downtown Muskegon History
    • Legends & Lore
    • Art & Architecture
  • $150 per tour for up to 10 people
    • Contact us for rate of more than 10 people