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.

Hackley Day Celebration

Annually in May

Join us as we celebrate the kick-off of a new season with Free tours for Muskegon County residents.

FREE Tours for Muskegon Co. Moms

May 9, 2021

Muskegon County Moms receive FREE admission to all of our Historic Sites for the afternoon.

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.

After Dark Tours

Once a month May - October

Experience the Hackley & Hume Historic Site AFTER DARK! See all five floors of the houses on this tour offered on the first Friday of the month.

FREE Tours for Muskegon Co. Dads

June 20, 2021

Muskegon County Dads receive FREE admission to all of our Historic Sites for the afternoon.

Lunch & Learn on the Lawn

June - August on the third Thursday

Are you looking to spice up your lunch hour? Join us on the lawn for a fun and insightful history break in your routine!

History of Movies

July 23, 2021

Learn about and see some of the earliest movies ever made, the technology behind early filmmaking, and the history of movies in Muskegon!

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.

Clue Live!

Select dates September

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

Flashlight Tour

October 16, 2021

On this guided tour, your group will make its way through 5 floors of the site as you illuminate the objects you want to know more about.

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.

Holiday Tours

Select dates in November & December

Experience the Hackley and Hume sites decorated beautifully for the holidays by Muskegon’s local community groups with walk-through tours!

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!

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