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Lakeshore Museum Center

430 W Clay Ave, Muskegon, MI 49440
+1 231-722-0278
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Nice museum

Nice museum, nice informative staff. Good for little kids, lots of hands on activities. Clean... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Lewis417
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Muskegon, Michigan
via mobile
Just a great place to visit and its FREE

Took about an hour. Could be more if we played with more stuff. There is tons of interactive stuff... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2016
Jen121481
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White Cloud, Michigan
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The Lakeshore Museum offers exhibits which explore the natural and cultural history of the area. Exhibits include a look at 400 years of Michigan in the making and a life sized mastodon. Several galleries offer hands-on opportunities.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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430 W Clay Ave, Muskegon, MI 49440
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+1 231-722-0278
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Nice museum, nice informative staff. Good for little kids, lots of hands on activities. Clean, lots of local history.

1  Thank Lewis417
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Took about an hour. Could be more if we played with more stuff. There is tons of interactive stuff for kids

1  Thank Jen121481
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Not bad as long as you consider that this is stricktly a local museum. Some stuff for kids to do and a lot of hand-on things.

1  Thank RickMIusa
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This museum isn't overly big, but it is packed full of great things to see and do. From a science lab with lots of hands on activities, to a room where kids can learn about healthy eating, a whole area covering the glacier movements in...More

1  Thank Carla C
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Guides at the firehouse and home reflecting the depression era really make small children feel welcome. There are a number of activities including play food in the kitchen, dress up clothing and firehouse bucket brigade to entertain younger children. The displays for adults are informative....More

1  Thank HAMLETDETROIT
Joni D, Public Relations Manager at Lakeshore Museum Center, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2016

Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted that your family felt so welcomed at our sites and hope you will return for another visit when you are in the area.

Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Free is a travelers favorite word. This museum doesn't disappoint because of it either. Lots of local Muskegon artifacts and interactive displays meant we had a great break from the heat. I would definitely go back seeing as they change some exhibits around and to...More

1  Thank Cassidy G
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I am originally from Muskegon, I moved away years ago. On a recent visit to my hometown I decided to reacquaint myself with the city. This is a lovely museum with a great bit of history about the area. The museum is organized well with...More

1  Thank Rose H
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Out for a walk after farmers market and decided to stop in. The woman who met us was very enthusiastic a d gave us a brief over view. The museum had very nice display about the last 200 years of Muskegon lake. Very interesting regarding...More

1  Thank Kevin7088
Joni D, Public Relations Manager at Lakeshore Museum Center, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2016

Thank you for stopping in Kevin, we hope to see you at our other sites in Muskegon and Whitehall soon.

Reviewed 24 June 2016

This was an interesting find. Lot's of American history here. We spent an afternoon just wandering around. It was lot's of fun to look back in time.

1  Thank GrammaJo I
Reviewed 1 June 2016

In this "museum," you're allowed to sit on the furniture, read the magazines, open the cupboards and drawers, and generally explore in all the ways you wish you could explore other historical homes. The furnishings are accurate and high quality - no cheap reproductions -...More

1  Thank Mary P
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