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Michael Jackson Family Home

2300 Jackson St, Gary, IN 46407-3050
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First visited soon after Michael's Death

Since an anniversary has just pasted, there has been more local press and activity. The grounds... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
Gerald R
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Gary, Indiana
Michaels humble beginnings..

We detoured to see Michael's home in Gary.. It was great to see where it all started. The home... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2016
Vimari K
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Dallas, Texas
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • 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 28 June 2016

Since an anniversary has just pasted, there has been more local press and activity. The grounds are now fenced and more of a shrine. It serves as a something of a talking point for teens to see that talent can come from very humble beginnings.

Thank Gerald R
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We detoured to see Michael's home in Gary.. It was great to see where it all started. The home however is located in a run down town. Be aware of your surroundings but don't let that stop you from visiting.

1  Thank Vimari K
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I was very impressed with the upkeep of the Jackson Family home, I met a guy there whom was very into the history of the home and he stated that after the death of Michael Jackson the home looked run down as the other houses...More

1  Thank Fns C
Reviewed 10 June 2016

It is a well kept house in a sketchy neighborhood. I was not sure if it is safe to get off the car to take a photo at all.

1  Thank hazalcanisag
Reviewed 9 June 2016

On a trip to Chicago and decided to take a side trip to Gary. Big Mistake! Waste of time. There is nothing here. It is a well kept house and yard in a very sketchy neighborhood. You can't go inside the house, nor in the...More

3  Thank Good4Bama
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Great place nice well kept friends had s good time. Took pics and wrote personal message on stone outside the house also wrote on board little personal messages.

1  Thank Jeanetta R
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Went on a weekday when it was a little cold and rainy. It was amazing how small the house was, but the memorial stone was beautiful and the fan notes were heartwarming! Overall great trip; in no way felt unsafe in the run-down Gary neighborhood....More

1  Thank kmiller235
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I visit the area on occasion since I in the city of Gary. It is a well kept home. The area is clean the Michael Jackson statue stands out as you approach the home.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Me and my husband only drove by it on a Sunday which was obviously not business hours. The shrine was beautiful but the neighborhood of Gary is very sketchy. My husband was born and raised in Gary so he's used to the neighborhood (which is...More

1  Thank Kortney A
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I grew up in this neighborhood and went to school with the family members. Yes, it's amazing to look at the size of the house when you're grown. It didn't seem so small back then. As far as a tourist attraction I wouldn't rate it...More

Thank Andthatsthefactsjack
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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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