Muskegon’s Amazing Museums is a group of 13 museums in the Muskegon Area that collaborate together to share ideas and support each other. They print a very nice brochure giving some basic information about each museum. These brochures can be picked up at any of the museums listed below as well as the Chamber of Commerce and the Visitors Bureau.
» Muskegon Heritage Museum (That’s us!)
MHM’s collection includes informational exhibits, artifacts and photos pertaining to Muskegon’s industries, historic homes and businesses.
» USS LST 393
One of only two remaining LST’s in the USA, of the 1,151 of these ships built during WWII. This one participated in the D-Day Landing.
» Silversides Museum
USS SILVERSIDES SS-236 a highly decorated WWII submarine and the USCGC McLane W-146 as well as a great museum next to the ships.
» Lakeshore Museum Center
The Lakeshore Museum Center features many exceptional exhibits in the main building plus two Historic Homes, a Fire Barn Museum, a Depression Era Home and Michigan’s Heritage Park at Hilt’s Landing in Whitehall.
» Muskegon Museum of Art
The Muskegon Museum of Art, founded on a tradition of aesthetic excellence, is committed to fostering the life-long study and appreciation of the visual arts by strengthening, preserving, and exhibiting its collections.
» SS Milwaukee Clipper
“Queen of the Lakes,” the SS Milwaukee Clipper is a passenger ship you can tour, built in 1903.
» Muskegon South Pierhead Lighthouse
The Muskegon South Pierhead and South Breakwater lighthouses were awarded to the Michigan Lighthouse Conservancy in 2010, and they are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
» White River Light Station Museum
A historic Light house you can tour and climb to the top of the light tower. Many artifacts are on display explaining the light house service.
» James Jackson Museum of African American History
Promoting a positive image of African/African American history through their communicative works and a committed group working together.
» Montague Museum
The purpose of the MMHA is the preservation of the historical heritage of the White Lake area.
» C&O Railroad Caboose Museum
Dr. Meinhardi’s Apothecary Shop