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MHM Free Community Days – Machines Up Close

Muskegon Heritage Museum 561 W. Western Ave. , Muskegon, MI

Take a tour behind the rails at the Muskegon Heritage Museum. See our working steam engines and metalworking machines up close. Get a glimpse of the machine shop equipment of days gone by and discover what it was like to work in industry before modern safety standards came to bear.

MHM Free Community Days – Electricity and Power Transmission

Muskegon Heritage Museum 561 W. Western Ave. , Muskegon, MI

Today we take it for granted that light will appear at the flip of a switch. Think of all the modern conveniences in our everyday lives that require cheap, reliable electricity. Learn the history of electricity production in Muskegon and the hows and whys of the current that flows all around us.

MHM Free Community Days – Aviation in Muskegon

Muskegon Heritage Museum 561 W. Western Ave. , Muskegon, MI

When the Wright brothers took their first flight back in 1903, they signaled the start of something that would spread to every corner of the country–the aviation industry. Muskegon County is home to some of the most important manufacturers in aerospace. Learn more about these companies, their contribution to our community, and try your hand […]