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Beyond the Swinging Door: Servants Tour

August 27

Experience the lives of the maids, cooks, and coachmen at the Hackley & Hume Historic Site through this 45-minute specialty tour. Explore the site through the eyes of the paid servants that worked and lived with the Hackley and Hume families.

This tour concentrates on the backdoors, basements, kitchens, and bedrooms where the daily work took place, along with information about the family dynamics and social expectations of the late 1800s.

This program is in partnership with the Muskegon Museum of Art’s Dressing the Abbey exhibition running June 23 – September 12, 2022.

Space is limited, so be sure to order your tickets quickly!

When you arrive, check into the City Barn (carriage house) between the Hackley and Hume Houses.

Free Parking on Webster Avenue & 6th Street

Please arrive on time!

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August 27
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Hackley & Hume Historic Site