The Detroit 1967 Project

Looking Back to Move Forward. Tell your story or get involved now!

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Digital Collection

Access our online catalog to view thousands of unique artifacts from Detroit's past.

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'Behind the Scenes' Historic Tours

Our "Behind the Scenes" tours give you an in-depth look at some of Detroit's most iconic, history-making places.

Be Summer Smart!

With the Connected Learning program, individuals and families can collect electronic “badges” to store in an electronic “backpack.”

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Henry Ford Health System: 100 Years Measured in Life

Celebrate 100! Open now through January 3, 2016 in the Detroit Historical Museum's Community Gallery!

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News & Events

Detroit 1967 Logo
Jul 27, 2015

The Detroit 1967 Oral History Project collects stories and memories of Metro Detroiters that relate to their lives and experiences before, during and after the unrest of July 1967. The second Share Your Story interview session will be held at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum on Saturday, August 15 at 10 a.m. The second oral history workshop will be held on Thursday, August 6 at 6 p.m. at the Detroit Historical Museum.

August Film Series
Jul 27, 2015

Join us for our monthly Film Series at the Detroit Historical Museum and the Dossin Great Lakes Museum Saturday, August 15 and Sunday, August 16!

Antique Outboard Motor Club to Gather at the Dossin this Saturday
Aug 01, 2015

Join the Great Lakes Chapter of the Antique Outboard Motor Club at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to learn more about the history of the outboard motor. Members from across North America will exhibit rare pieces, offer demonstrations and be available to answer visitor questions.

Made in Detroit Shirt
July Store Specials!
Jul 01, 2015

Take 20% off apparel in all our stores.