Lakeshore Museum Center’s Hackley and Hume Historic Sites Open for Another Season of Adventures

Community News |Apr 15, 2019|2 min read

Muskegon, MI —  Lakeshore Museum Center (LMC) has announced it’s time for the adventures to begin! LMC’s Historic Sites open their doors for the season May 2 which means community members can start touring the Hackley and Hume Houses, the Fire Barn, and the Scolnik House of the Depression Era, plus enjoy other exciting events throughout the summer.


“Muskegon is so full of history and we always get excited this time of year when once again everyone can come experience it,” said Erin Schmitz, Historic Sites Program Manager. “Tours of the Hackley and Hume houses start every 20 minutes so there are plenty of chances to visit and learn about the sites history.”


The historic sites will also hold many events throughout the season, including the Hackley Day Celebration over Memorial Day weekend, the popular Victorian Tea, History Buffs for the Whole Family, and Scandal Tours.


Schmitz pointed out, ”We try to make sure there is something for everyone at the Historic Sites, no matter your age or interests.”


Tickets can be purchased at the City Barn (Carriage House) at the Hackley and Hume Historic Site. With a ticket, each visitor will enjoy a classic Hackley and Hume tour as well as the option to tour the Scolnik House of the Depression Era, and the Fire Barn Museum. With a combo ticket, visitors will also have access to the main Museum Center.


Schmitz added, “We couldn’t be more pleased and honored to have been named the “Top thing to do in Muskegon” by TripAdvisor this year. The Historic Sites, our events, and main museum center have so much to offer and we can’t wait for visitors to come and enjoy it all.”


Call 231-722-7578, or visit to learn more about LMC’s Historic Sites, as well as full details about their events, including contact information, hours, locations, and costs.


About Lakeshore Museum Center


Since 1937, the Lakeshore Museum Center has explored, preserved, and interpreted the history of Muskegon County through historic exhibits, education and cultural-based programs, and special events and presentations for all ages. The Center is comprised of multiple sites and buildings including the Hackley & Hume Historic Site, the Fire Barn Museum, and the Scolnik House of the Depression Era.