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Michael Jackson Family Home

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Address: 2300 Jackson St, Gary, IN 46407-3050

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I stopped by on my way to visit a friend in Illinois. Spent about a half hour-45 minutes there. The property is nice, well taken care of & it makes you think about the past. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AdventureOnTheMove
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Massillon, Ohio
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Massillon, Ohio
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped by on my way to visit a friend in Illinois. Spent about a half hour-45 minutes there. The property is nice, well taken care of & it makes you think about the past. The neighborhood surrounding is horrible. I was nervous to get out of the car with my sons, but we did anyway & it was thankfully... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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45 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After riding through the city to get to the house I was sad. It's truly the ONLY nice thing there. It was nice to see the Jackson family home but if I knew the journey would leave me depressed after seeing the ghost town I would not have went. You can skip it unless you deem yourself a diehard MJ... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had to drive a class b truck from Baltimore to Chicago and back.When I was close to Chicago I saw the signs for Gary and remembered that was the home of the Jacksons,...so I investigated,found the address online and decided to stop by on the way back.As most reviewers have said it is a totally average house in a... More 

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Connecticut
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37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is a small house in a somewhat abandon neighborhood. The street is quiet. Half of the street is run down and abandon. The half leading to the house is manicured for appearance. Nothing really to see. No need to get out of your car. Nothing special; however it is amazing that all of them fit in that tiny house.

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Hammond
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

it was nice there school sits behind the house I had the chance to meet his kids & mom they come home in aug around his birthday

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1 Thank howardw762
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We decided to stop by on our way through Gary, and I'm glad we did. It is easy to find, and it was interesting to see what the neighborhood was like. The house itself is gated, but we were able to drive around it and get out to take a few pictures. It's pretty amazing that a family of 11(?)... More 

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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful small home but the surrounding neighborhood is really run down. They have no tours of the home, all you can do is look from the outside. Hopefully that will change in the future.

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Thank Julio R
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

To be honest I was not a big Michael Jackson fan. I went because my good old friend Sinclair told me about it and I dont regret it. Since I went to the house I understand better all the music produced by MJ. Huge fan since!!!!!

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Thank andrewlegbad
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I became an avid MJ fan from the time that I was 5 years old. I passed this love for him on to my 11 year old daughter. We only went by to take pics from the outside; as I didn't realize that we could actually go in at the time. An employee saw us and beckoned us to come... More 

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CHICAGO
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40 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 16 January 2017

Nice to stop by and see where he grew up on a ride past Gary. Town in in shambles and doesn't feel very safe. Well maintained and fenced around the house. Not really anything to see. Cant go inside either.

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