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    Please contact us if you wish to visit:

    269-637-3251 or


  • Thank you for supporting the Museum


    Your support has allowed us to continue as South Haven’s oldest museum, thanks.

  • Research the Archive on-line!

    A new feature is now available, view our archive records from the website: archive

Welcome to the Bailey Museum!

The Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum is located in the birthplace and childhood home of America’s “Father of Modern Horticulture” and a founder of the “New Agrarian” philosophy, Liberty Hyde Bailey, Jr. We are a museum, National Historic Site, garden, park and educational outreach center, in South Haven, Michigan. We welcome you to come and investigate one of history’s most interesting people. Feel free to join us for events throughout the year.

Activities are supported by a grant from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Celebrate Giving Tuesday with a donation to The Bailey Museum! Go to http://www.libertyhydebailey.org and get your year-end tax deduction by donating before December 31. Thank you for your support.

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Art & Antiques Holiday store continues on November 26 from 9:00 until 4:00 at the Bailey Museum. We are extending the sale for one more day- this Saturday! We have a selection of beautiful antiques for… Read more »

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Last Weekend for Arts & Antiques Holiday Sale! We will be open on Friday November 18 and Saturday November 19. 9 am to 6pm each day. Come by and do some Christmas shopping!

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