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Museum Gone Wild

Lakeshore Museum Center MI

Museum Gone Wild is a program for those looking for a different museum experience. As we take you through the galleries this program will combine hilarious party games with some of the museum’s weirdest, wildest, and most scandalous stories. This unique departure from the traditional museum tour will offer lots of fun, some strong language, […]

$10

A Celebration of Purim

Lakeshore Museum Center MI

Purim is a Jewish holiday that celebrates the defeat of Haman, a Persian official, and is celebrated with festivities and a carnival-like atmosphere. Join the Lakeshore Museum Center to learn about the story and to make noisemakers, get your face painted, and complete a scavenger hunt to uncover the story of Purim. This event is […]

$5

Little Learners: STEAM Play & Learn

Lakeshore Museum Center MI

You are invited to join a special Play and Learn program at the Lakeshore Museum Center on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. “Little Learners” is a free literacy-based program for Muskegon County infants and toddlers ages 0-4. During this program, participants will be invited to join us for storytime and free play […]

$5
Recurring

L’Dor V’Dor: Generations of Muskegon’s Jewish Community

Lakeshore Museum Center MI

This exhibit celebrates the history of Jews in Muskegon, exemplified by Congregation B’nai Israel, which was founded in 1888. We invite visitors to learn about Judaism Congregation B’nai Israel by exploring three major elements of Judaism in daily life: education, religious practice, and family. Admission is free for Muskegon County residents and Museum members and […]

Lumberjack Friday Family Fun Night

Lakeshore Museum Center MI

This Friday night is all about the Lumberjacks. Join museum staff to participate in some lumberjack games and activities like log balancing, log sorting, and a sawing competition. Staff from the Lumberjacks hockey team will also be on hand with a fun hockey activity. So, put on your best flannel and come downtown for a […]

$5

Recurring

STEM Mini-Camp

Lakeshore Museum Center MI

This 3-day Spring Break camp is for learners ages 8-15 who are interested in STEM topics. This camp will include experiments, demonstrations, and activities on topics including stars and constellations, light and color, and lumbering, among others. Camp is 9 AM – 12 PM, April 5-7. STEM Mini-Camp is $15 for museum members and $20 […]

$20

April Saturdays at Lakeshore Museum Center: Skulls

Lakeshore Museum Center MI

Let’s take a look at some of the collection’s skulls! See if you can recognize who they belong to from examining their teeth and eyes and let’s learn a little bit about their lives.

$5
Recurring

L’Dor V’Dor: Generations of Muskegon’s Jewish Community

Lakeshore Museum Center MI

This exhibit celebrates the history of Jews in Muskegon, exemplified by Congregation B’nai Israel, which was founded in 1888. We invite visitors to learn about Judaism Congregation B’nai Israel by exploring three major elements of Judaism in daily life: education, religious practice, and family. Admission is free for Muskegon County residents and Museum members and […]

April Saturdays: Easter Craft

Lakeshore Museum Center MI

Preparing for Easter, we’re going to decorate paper eggs with crayon designs and paint them to reveal their patterns.

$5
Recurring

L’Dor V’Dor: Generations of Muskegon’s Jewish Community

Lakeshore Museum Center MI

This exhibit celebrates the history of Jews in Muskegon, exemplified by Congregation B’nai Israel, which was founded in 1888. We invite visitors to learn about Judaism Congregation B’nai Israel by exploring three major elements of Judaism in daily life: education, religious practice, and family. Admission is free for Muskegon County residents and Museum members and […]

April Saturdays: Magnets

Lakeshore Museum Center MI

Stop by the museum and experiment with different sized and shaped magnets. See how they interact with one another and try to move a variety of objects.

$5
Recurring

Model Passover Seder

Lakeshore Museum Center MI

The Seder, which means “order,” is the ritual meal that retells the Exodus story. Come and learn the story of the Israelite journey from Egyptian slavery to freedom. Taste some of the traditional foods and learn about the symbolism behind them. This is also the final day to see the L’Dor V’Dor exhibit and learn […]

$5
Recurring

Little Learners: STEAM Play & Learn

Lakeshore Museum Center MI

You are invited to join a special Play and Learn program at the Lakeshore Museum Center on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. “Little Learners” is a free literacy-based program for Muskegon County infants and toddlers ages 0-4. During this program, participants will be invited to join us for storytime and free play […]

$5

Friday Family Fun Night: Industry

Lakeshore Museum Center MI

Join the Muskegon Heritage Museum and the Muskegon Museum of History and Science of the Lakeshore Museum Center as we celebrate the history of Muskegon County industries. Both museum sites will be open for touring and will include activities such as papermaking, matching products to local businesses, looking at technology changes over time, and more. […]

$5

STEAM Along The Lakeshore

Hackley Park MI

Take an adventure around downtown Muskegon on Saturday, May 7, from 10am -4pm to participate in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) activities and collect passport stickers for a prize. The first 1,000 children to participate will receive a sling bag with a STEAM kit and a passport where they can adventure between activities in […]

Free

July Saturday: Fur Hunt

Muskegon Museum of History and Science MI

Stop by the Muskegon Museum of History and Science and visit our trading post to take on a job as a trapper. Your task will be to hunt down beaver pelts and deliver them back to the trader.

Coachman to Countess: An Evening of Art & History

Hackley & Hume Historic Site MI

Do you love stepping into art and history? Join us for a special two-part evening filled with decadent treats, tours, and drinks! Start your evening by enjoying dessert in the City Barn and take a tour of the Hackley and Hume Historic Sites and then visit the Muskegon Museum of Art for adult beverages and […]

$35

July Saturdays: Kindness Stone Decorating

Muskegon Museum of History and Science MI

Let’s bedazzle some rocks. Paint a rock friend, make a colorful design, or spell out encouraging words, it’s all yours to create. Then, take and leave it somewhere for another person to discover.

July Saturdays: Sound

Muskegon Museum of History and Science MI

We usually only hear sounds but there are ways to interact with soundwaves through their vibrations. Using water and air, experiment with seeing sound visualized.