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Hackley and Hume Historic Site

484 W Webster Ave, Muskegon, MI 49440-1046
+1 231-722-7578
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Very nice!

The Hackley and Hume homes are extremely amazing. The tour is a little short for what you are... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2015
Drew B
via mobile
See One Pineapple, Seen Them All

I did not know that pineapples in a house were a sign of hospitality, but I learned that fact on... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2015
mousie40
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Fremont, Michigan
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The Hackley and Hume Historic Site features the restored homes of Muskegon's most well-known lumber barons with outstanding wood carving, stained glass windows, and period furnishings. A guided tour of the homes offers visitors a look at life in the late 1800s and early 1900s. During the summer months, there are often games on the lawn for our young visitors. The Site is open from May to October.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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484 W Webster Ave, Muskegon, MI 49440-1046
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+1 231-722-7578
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Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

The Hackley and Hume homes are extremely amazing. The tour is a little short for what you are seeing, and it's not very interesting for younger children, but The houses are kept in amazing condition and the tour gives you tons of interesting information about...More

Thank Drew B
Reviewed 7 December 2015

I did not know that pineapples in a house were a sign of hospitality, but I learned that fact on this tour. After about the 3rd pineapple though, I kind of lost my enthusiasm. I broke away and browsed some library books. This house is...More

Thank mousie40
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Both of these residences from the glory days of Lumbering in Muskegon has been painstakingly restored to museum quality and they really give you a feel for how "the other half" lived during this lumbering era. Sometimes it is open to the public for free...More

Thank Roberta F
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Exquisite detailed hand carved woodwork. Beautiful homes bring you back to the late 1800's. Worth the tour and the tour guide did a great job of showing us around.

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Another must do if you come within 100 miles. See how the local lumber barons lived and learn about local history!

Thank StaceaMcK
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Great historic tour! Not one, but TWO house tours. Our tour guide Leigha was very informative and the houses were wonderful to see. Each house, especially the Hackley house, has all hand-carved woodwork and hand-painted stencils get on the walls. The tour lasted a little...More

Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 4 October 2015

The Hackley and Hume houses are well worth a visit. The tour starts with a short video in the carriage house. Both homes are beautifully restored and furnished. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and gave lots of information about the Hackley and Hume families...More

Thank Midwesterner44
Reviewed 12 September 2015

This was a wonderful experience. Thie lavish Hackley House was decorated by 13 wood carvers. The walls were painted by hand using stencils. It had all kinds of amenities that were unheard of at the time. They had stem heat, indoor plumbing and a shower....More

1  Thank Paula J
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Havent been there in a few years, but it is a must see. Especially during Halloween or Christmas. The decor is jaw dropping. Take time on the tour to appreciate the craftsmanship of every detail of these homes. Victorian period themes. You just dont see...More

Thank conemaster
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Great place to visit if you appreciate detailed Craftsman ship of years past. The detailed trim work is unbelievable. Glad that these homes are being saved and shown to public

1  Thank 357Wilks
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memabutterfly
22 April 2016|
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Response from Jim M | Reviewed this property |
It is located in Muskegon on corner of Webster and 6th St. Opens for season on May 2nd. Tours are M, Thur,Fri & Sat from 10 am to 4 pm and Sun from 1 to 4. Admission is $7/adults, $5/seniors over 65,free for 12 and... More
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Paula J
9 September 2015|
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Response from Joni D | Property representative |
HI Paula - the hours are noted above. We operate three other sites in Muskegon and one in Whitehall, so if you have time, I hope you will visit our other sites as well. The Scolnik House of the Depression Era and Fire Barn... More
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