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Carnival of Business and Industry

Muskegon Heritage Museum MI

Step right up and try your hand at one of our many Muskegon Industry activities! Explore the museum in a way you never have before. Purchase tickets to take part in hands-on experiences throughout the museum including running our Brunswick Pinsetter, pouring your own cast metal item, trying your luck in our flight simulator, and […]

MHM Free Community Days – Foundry in a Box

Muskegon Heritage Museum MI

Ever looked at a car part or cast iron widget and wondered how it’s made? Many of the complex metal objects in our everyday lives were once molten metal cast in a foundry. The Muskegon area has been home to dozens of foundries over the years, large and small. Learn about these companies and the […]

MHM Free Community Days – Machines Up Close

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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 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.