Programs & Events

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Programs & Events

In addition to regular guided tours, the Hackley and Hume Historic Site offers special tours and events throughout the year including our popular Scandal, Obituary, and Holiday Tours.

View our Event Calendar for a list of all programs and events happening at all of the Lakeshore Museum Center sites.

Holiday Tours

Select dates in November & December

Experience the Hackley and Hume homes decorated beautifully for the holidays by Muskegon’s local community groups with period-appropriate artifacts, ornaments and more!

Hackley Day Celebration

May 23rd from 6-9pm

Join us as we celebrate the kick-off of a new season with Free tours for Muskegon County residents all day as well as food, drinks, and music in the courtyard from 6-9pm.

Victorian Tea

Held annually in June

Join us in recreating a Victorian afternoon tea! Tea, lemonade, and coffee will be served alongside sandwiches and treats provided by Ryke’s Bakery. Special Victorian Era themed presentations change each year.

All Access Tours

Once a month May - October

Go where no visitor has gone before on this ALL ACCESS tour of the Hackley and Hume Historic Site. Explore behind closed doors including attics, porches, and basements of both houses.

Scandal Tours

Select dates in August

Participate as a juror in this 90 minute court case experience involving the Hackley and Hume families. Participants can decide who was on the right side of the law.

Obituary Tours

Select dates in October

On this candlelit evening tour, travel back in time to explore the deaths, funerals, rituals, and autopsies that occurred in the Hackley and Hume Houses.

Hackley Attic Escape Room

Limited availability

It is up to you and your closest friends to escape a Victorian storage room filled with puzzles, locks, and riddles in under 80 minutes!

Live Clue!

Select dates September

Bring your friends and family to experience the game of Clue LIVE at the Hackley and Hume Historic Site!


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