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Michael Jackson Family Home

2300 Jackson St, Gary, IN 46407-3050
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Fine

Great visit. Was in the neighborhood. So we rolled around the neighborhood, thought about humble... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cassie W
,
Northfield
via mobile
Something is abuzz....strange things r happenin'

Just recently I noticed that the MJ memorial in the front yard has been removed. To my knowledge... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Andthatsthefactsjack
,
Gary
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“small house” (12 reviews)
“king of pop” (6 reviews)
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2300 Jackson St, Gary, IN 46407-3050
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great visit. Was in the neighborhood. So we rolled around the neighborhood, thought about humble beginnings for the Jackson family.

Thank Cassie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just recently I noticed that the MJ memorial in the front yard has been removed. To my knowledge, there has been no mention of where it went. It actually coincided with Janet's (my woman) time in the area performing in Chicago. I'm sure she might...More

Thank Andthatsthefactsjack
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting to see where it all began. It make for a nice stop in any Indiana road trip. We enjoyed our quick visit.

1  Thank Matanitravels
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I've been going to that house for years. Way before Mike died I would just drive around there and feel the presence of the place. I always knew it was hallowed ground.

Thank Theodore M
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

It’s basically what most people mentioned it’s just his house in a neighborhood. It’s very nostalgic to think of that is where Michael Jackson and his siblings grew up. The whole town however is run down unfortunately. There really isn’t anything to else to see....More

Thank ctsarria
Reviewed 22 September 2017

It's interesting to see the roots. Contrary to what you may read here, the neighborhood is not scary and dangerous. It's only about a mile off the Skyway and well worth a quick detour. There are no guided tours and it is not q museum....More

4  Thank MrMikeandCarrie
Reviewed 7 September 2017

There are two ways to get to the Jackson house, and neither of them is easy. The streets are narrow, and there are more than a few potholes to be avoided. when you get to the corner of 23rd and Jackson - and yes, the...More

3  Thank delwync2017
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

The house itself is nice and well persevered. But the neighborhood is ran down. The house was in a in close fence, well trimmed yard. Really wasn't much to speak of since you can't go inside the yard or house. Your can't get pass the...More

1  Thank KingLoco247
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Shady neighborhood but great to see the house that the Jacksons grew up in. Well kept. Would not drive a long way out of way to see as its only a photo opportunity but glad we weren't too far away.

Thank Jewels1994
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I am a huge Michael Jackson fan and I am so happy we made the time to stop here. The home is immaculate, but the surrounding area is horrific! We were the only people there and I will admit we were concerned for our safety...More

2  Thank PLB1908
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rsmllly
2 October 2017|
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Response from KingLoco247 | Reviewed this property |
It’s not a museum.. it’s just the house and it sit inside of a locked fence.
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patriciajones12
18 July 2017|
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Response from howardw762 | Reviewed this property |
yes aug 26th through labor day week end
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katandre2017
9 May 2017|
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Response from Theodore M |
Only during the days surrounding Mike's birthday and the date he died.
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