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430 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
231-722-0278 lakeshoremuseum.org

March 2020

Astronomical Spring vs Real Spring

March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States

Saturday, March 7 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm, the Lakeshore Museum Center invites you to the program “Astronomical Spring vs Real Spring!”  What is astronomical spring?  What weather signs do we look for to know that spring is coming?  Visit the museum to learn the science behind spring weather and build a Rain Stick.  Lessons are every 30 minutes in the auditorium.  This event is $5, or free to Muskegon County residents and museum members at this walk-in, open-house style event.…

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Bird Talk – CANCELLED

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States

This event has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

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The Curious History of Grand Rapids Brewing in Muskegon: CANCELLED

March 18 @ 5:30 pm
Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
Free

Watch the Virtual Tour on March 19!   ———————————————   The Lakeshore Museum Center will be temporarily closed due to safety concerns around the coronavirus (COVID-19). While they plan to reopen on Monday, April 6, they will continually evaluate the situation, and as always, make decisions that put the safety and health of guests, visitors, and staff first. Thank you for your patience during this evolving situation. For all of the latest updates, check the Lakeshore Museum Center Facebook Page or visit lakeshoremuseum.org.…

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Friday Family Fun Night – CANCELLED

March 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
Free

The Lakeshore Museum Center will be temporarily closed due to safety concerns around the coronavirus (COVID-19). While they plan to reopen on Monday, April 6, they will continually evaluate the situation, and as always, make decisions that put the safety and health of guests, visitors, and staff first. Thank you for your patience during this evolving situation. For all of the latest updates, check the Lakeshore Museum Center Facebook Page or visit lakeshoremuseum.org. ————————————————————————————————————————————————————- Friday, March 20 from 5:30pm –…

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Spring Awakening – CANCELLED

March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States

Saturday, March 21 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm, you’re invited to the Lakeshore Museum Center for the program, “Spring Awakening!”  Learn more about nature’s clues that spring is here!  This program will repeat every 20 minutes in the auditorium.  Stay with them to plant a seed that you can grow at home.  For more information call 231-722-0278.

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ASD Sensory Saturday: CANCELLED

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
Free

Saturday, March 28 from 10:00am – 2:00pm, families whose children have ASD, or sensory disorders, are invited to attend a special Sensory Saturday event at the Lakeshore Museum Center!  This is a free event where a variety of accommodations have been put into place to create an inclusive, welcoming and safe place for the children and families. Families can visit the museum’s exhibits, work on a craft, and have the option to visit the quiet area to relax and unwind.…

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April 2020

Spring Break Mini STEM Camp – Canceled

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
$20

Spend part of Spring Break looking into science at the Lakeshore Museum Center!  This two day STEM Camp from 9:00am – 12:00pm, April 6 and 7, will examine geology, carbon, muscles and more, so join in for fun experiments, demonstrations, and learning.  This camp is for children ages 8 – 13.  Tickets are $18 for museum members and $20 for non-members. Register online via Eventbrite at: https://stemminicamplmc.eventbrite.com.

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Spring Break Mini STEM Camp – Canceled

April 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
$20

Spend part of Spring Break looking into science at the Lakeshore Museum Center!  This two day STEM Camp from 9:00am – 12:00pm, April 6 and 7, will examine geology, carbon, muscles and more, so join in for fun experiments, demonstrations, and learning.  This camp is for children ages 8 – 13.  Tickets are $18 for museum members and $20 for non-members. Register online via Eventbrite at: https://stemminicamplmc.eventbrite.com.

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Home Brewing 101 – Canceled

April 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
$5

Wednesday, April 15 from 5:30pm – 7:00pm, come to the Lakeshore Museum Center for “Home Brewing 101!”  Have you ever thought about brewing your own beer?  Join Muskegon Ottawa Brewers member Bill Christenson, and Kirk Fabbri from Go to Home Brewing Supply for an overview of what it takes to brew at home.  Learn about the equipment and supplies needed, as well as the steps involved in making your own personal brew.  Tickets are $5 or free for museum members. …

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Canceled – Friday Family Fun Night: Peeps!

April 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
Free

Friday, April 17 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm, come to the Lakeshore Museum Center for a Friday Family Fun Night to celebrate all things Peeps!  Families can design and take home their own Peep Diorama with supplies provided by the museum.  They can also take part in Peep experimentation in their STEM Center, in addition to visiting the rest of the museum’s exhibits and hands-on rooms.  Admission is $5, or free for museum members and Muskegon County residents.  For more information…

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Canceled – Earth Day Art

April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States

Saturday, April 25 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm, enjoy arts & crafts at the Lakeshore Museum Center with “Earth Day Art!”  Celebrate the earth by keeping items out of landfills.  Stop in to create your own piece of art using recycled and upcycled materials.  All you need to bring is your own imagination!  For more information call 231-722-0278.

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May 2020

True Crimes: History Meets CSI

May 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
$15

Love crime dramas? Love Muskegon history? Join The Lakeshore Museum Center as they combine these two topics into one interactive crime-solving program for adults! Teams will work to solve real-life historic Muskegon crimes using the provided “evidence” and CSI techniques. Coffee and donuts will be on hand for detectives-in-training, and successful teams will earn their museum detective badge. TICKETS: $15 per person, $13.50 for museum members. REGISTRATION/RSVP INFO: Eventbrite registration at https://lmctruecrimes.eventbrite.com or by visiting the Museum Store. Can register…

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June 2020

POSTPONED: Historic Sites Touring Season 2020

June 3
Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States

POSTPONED: Historic Sites Touring Season 2020 New Date Coming Soon During touring season, they are open for tours that start every 20 minutes.  Tours at the Hackley & Hume Historic Site usually take about an hour.  The tickets are sold in the City Barn (Carriage House) at the Hackley & Hume Historic Site.  With your ticket, you will enjoy tours of the Hackley & Hume site, the Scolnik House of the Depression Era and the Fire Barn Museum. No registration…

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Downtown Muskegon Walking Tours

June 11
Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States

June 11, join the Lakeshore Museum Center for a 90-minute walking tour to explore Muskegon’s rich history as well as its exciting present!  In this historic downtown walking tour, participants will learn about the past and current uses and occupants of many of Muskegon’s historic businesses and residences.  Learn about the McCracken Building, the story of Charles Hackley’s father, what life was like for the Spaniola family running a market on Western Avenue at the turn of the last century,…

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Downtown Muskegon Walking Tours

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
$15

Join us for a 90-minute walking tour to explore Muskegon’s rich history as well as its exciting present! A historic downtown walking tour during which participants will learn about the past and current uses and occupants of many of Muskegon’s historic businesses and residences. Learn about the McCracken Building, the story of Charles Hackley’s father, what life was like for the Spaniola family running a market on Western Avenue at the turn of the last century, and many more interesting…

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