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Holiday glow at the Hackley-Hume houses

This is a wonderful time of year to visit the Hackley-Hume historical houses. They are all... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pentwater, mi
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Worth the wait....

We stopped in to do the tour at these two homes but got there and they were closed. Decided to... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Sheridan, Illinois
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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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
484 W Webster Ave, Muskegon, MI 49440-1046
+1 231-722-7578
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful time of year to visit the Hackley-Hume historical houses. They are all decorated in their very best Christmas finery. The tour guides are helpful, insightful and their love of these homes really do show through. We are so happy we went....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jegaPentwater_Mi
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We stopped in to do the tour at these two homes but got there and they were closed. Decided to head back the next day and so glad we did. Huge homes with unbelieveable woodwork throughout and our guide was wonderful. She gave us our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

The logger barons of the time really put their all (their money) into the design and build of this place. Next door is another one which is also part of the tour but it is much less extravagant than the Hackley House. A should see...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 444brucej
Reviewed 1 October 2018

This was a great tour at reasonable prices. The homes are beautiful and well worth seeing. The tour guide was excellent and willing to answer any and all questions. I would highly recommend this tour!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tinsun22
Reviewed 17 September 2018

These are two unique homes owned by the local Lumber Barons. Beautiful wood work, interesting history of their influence on the town, and the unique architectural differences. We spent almost 2 hours touring. Our tour guide was very good. Would definitely recommend visiting.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ShelleyBeanie
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Both houses were beautiful, different and so interesting. Really can tell which had 7 children and which didn’t!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marsha546
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Well I'm just reviewing based off outward appearance, as it was closed due to the late hour. And I'll be honest, I'm trying to save my money for MI's Adventure. But holy fazoli, these homes are just amazing! Huge homes in a small wrought iron-fenced...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jabell1969
Reviewed 21 August 2018

The tour takes about an hour and there are stairs to climb. The homes have such extensive hand-carved woodwork hand stenciled decor are truly a must see.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brian N
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Everything in original state. Beautiful old building with lots of history behind it. Docent very knowledgeable about the time period.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank b00nies60
Reviewed 16 August 2018

These two homes are beautiful. The two are slightly diffferent, one being much fancier that the other. The carvings on the staircase were fantastic. It is impossible to describe all the beautiful windows, rooms and furniture. The guides were very informative and happy to show...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank patriciaa486
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23 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
Paula J
9 September 2015|
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Response from Gwen M | 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