They're also guaranteed to make you smile! Open for regular tours May through October, the Hackley & Hume historic homes welcome guests for tours and special events throughout the season. From escape rooms, to behind the scenes all access tours to Victorian picnics on the lawn, visitors can step back in time and have a blast while their doing it!
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.
Thanksgiving Day, 1901: Charles Hackley receives over 2,000 letters of appreciation from the students of Muskegon Public Schools thanking him for his many gifts to the city. Delivered to his office by School Superintendent David Mackenzie, this outpouring of gratitude affected him very deeply and surely made it a Thanksgiving to remember. Check out our […]
This weekend the Hackley and Hume Historic Site lost one of our biggest champions and best friends. A true advocate for Muskegon and its history, Harold will be greatly missed. When this happens, it's usually because the owner only shared it with a small group of people, changed who can see it or it's been […]
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