The Lakeshore Museum Center’s Historic Sites are guaranteed to make you smile! Open for tours May - October, the Hackley and Hume Historic Site, Fire Barn Museum, and Scolnik House of the Depression Era House welcome guests for specialty tours, engaging programming, and special events throughout the season. See the calendar for more information!
Visit the Queen Anne style Victorian homes of Muskegon Lumber Barons Charles Hackley and Thomas Hume. The Hackley House, interpreted to 1890, shows what life was like for one of Muskegon’s most well-known citizens. The Hume House, interpreted to 1920, shows the life of a wealthy family after the lumbering era. Inside The City Barn, you’ll find more exhibit space as well as a gift shop.
Our Roaring '20s Tea is just over a week away! Dress in your best 1920s attire and join the Hackley and Hume Historic Site for an afternoon tea event. Tea, coffee, and lemonade will be served alongside sweet treats! Your ticket includes the tea event with a 1920s presentation, a tour of the Hackley and […]
June 6, 1892: The Muskegon Chronicle reports, "Charles H. Hackley's residence on Webster avenue has recently been painted a light neutral tint, and looks resplendent in this new spring costume." While we are used to the multicolor scheme they have today, the Hackley and Hume Houses were painted eighteen different times before their original paint […]
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