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Nice little house

A small house a little bit over 600sqf the place where Michael Jackson lived in his childhood. Very... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2016
Nice small memorial

This is a small house with a gated yard and a memorial out front. That's pretty much it. And the... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2016
Ryan K
Portland, Oregon
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2300 Jackson St, Gary, IN 46407-3050
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

A small house a little bit over 600sqf the place where Michael Jackson lived in his childhood. Very well maintained but not too much else. The staff not very helpful and the cost a little bit high.

3  Thank thor2705
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is a small house with a gated yard and a memorial out front. That's pretty much it. And the town of Gary is depressingly abandoned looking, with lots of empty lots and closed businesses. This place is more about sentimental value, and maybe using...More

3  Thank Ryan K
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Dont think about visiting the 'museum' you will only see the outside. Its noth worth the 10$. Just browse the neighborhood Which is Pretty nice. The People in the museum cant even tell anything...... Horrible. ...

2  Thank Werner R
Reviewed 26 September 2016

While I was in SoCal, I made a stop to the Neverland Gates. Now making my way across country-I stopped in Gary, IN. I was disappointed that the home was not opened to the public. The house next door was purchased and it being made...More

1  Thank Paula885
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

During my roadtrip w my folks to indiana, we stopped off at the birthplace of Michael jackson..it's 2 houses and it's gated, the only gated home in the neighborhood. They have a gift shop but it wasn't opeb

Thank patgranada
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I never even knew or thought about where MJ grew up. Thanks for my husband being a huge fan, we stopped here on our way to the Paul Bunyan trail and i must say, even if you're not a fan, your heart go out to...More

1  Thank aswezey
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Nice to see where it all started. It was a rainy afternoon but still a neighbor from when the family lived there came out to give us some info on the family

1  Thank Jeffrey B
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Location is minutes off the highway Neighborhood is dilapidated and not at all what I was expecting Home is on a dead-end street , fenced off, there are memorials to look at and cardboard is attached to the fence like a memory wall Across the...More

2  Thank stellatofamily
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

They have really fixed this place up. Many people come from near and far too visit. It's hard to imagine the whole family lived in this tiny home. Landscaping is awesome! The word is that when Mrs. Jackson comes to town, she stays here. I...More

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The Jackson's helped define Gary in the 70's and it was my honor to visit there just today. I went with an Army buddy from Gary who shared stories. Yes, Gary has a tough reputation but like any city it is filled primarily with good...More

1  Thank kadampa
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31 March 2018|
Response from Andthatsthefactsjack | Reviewed this property |
Take any bus going south on Broadway that goes at least to 23rd Avenue. Head west on 23rd Avenue appx 7 blocks and you will see the house on the Southwest corner. I would say it is safe to walk alone in the area during the... More
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Response from NickyNi | Reviewed this property |
I live in Chicago & I drive to Gary (when necessary). I do NOT recommend taking a bus to Gary with the intention of walking around. Gary has many deserted areas which increases the potential for crime. When you visit MJs... More