Welcome to the Muskegon Heritage Museum, located in downtown Muskegon, Michigan. The museum is dedicated to preserving the economic, industrial & social history of the greater Muskegon area. Our collection includes informational exhibits, artifacts and photos pertaining to Muskegon’s industries, products and businesses. We have a working steam engine with a line shaft that runs 11 machine tools. We also have a working Brunswick pinsetter, a spring winding machine, and over 80 other companies represented in exhibits.
We love to see historic Muskegon buildings getting new life. A local non-profit has purchased the Hackley Administration building, and they have big plans for the space. Learn more about what’s being done: https://www.mlive.com/news/muskegon/2021/07/muskegon-schools-iconic-hackley-building-sold-to-local-business-owners-for-1.html The old building will be restored in partnership with the city of Muskegon and will be open for public use. (Feed […]
Brunswick - yes, the bowling ball company - moved to Muskegon in 1906. In fact, they developed the automatic pinsetter here in 1957. But, did you know Brunswick is more than bowling balls and pins? Stop in and check out our exhibit to learn more! https://lakeshoremuseum.org/brunswick/ (Feed generated with FetchRSS)
Muskegon’s rich history begins in the logging and lumbering industries. At the Heritage Museum, we even have a model saw mill, so you can see how logs were made into lumber. Visit us at the Heritage Museum to learn more! https://lakeshoremuseum.org/lumbering-in-the-muskegon-area/ (Feed generated with FetchRSS)
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