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

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Looking Back to Move Forward
Mar 19, 2015

The Detroit 1867 Project is a transformational effort to promote informed discussion and spark clearer understanding about the events of the summer of 1967 and their effects on metro Detroit and the United States. Those interested in participating in the project or sharing their story can click on "Get Involved" below.

Guardians of the Great Lakes now at the Dossin!
Jun 13, 2015

The newest exhibit at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum tells the stories of the men and women of the sea services who have kept the waterways safe for other mariners and played a vital role in the history of the region.

Fruehauf: the First Name in Transportation
Jun 15, 2015

"Fruehauf: the First Name in Transportation" is a new display now open in the America's Motor City exhibition at the Detroit Historical Museum that tells the story of the invention of the semi-trailer and how it changed the movement of goods across the country and around the world.

Made in Detroit Shirt
June Store Specials!
Jun 01, 2015

Vacationing in Detroit this summer? Looking for local products as souvenirs or shopping for Father's Day? Take 10% off Made in Detroit & our Detroit Historical Society, Detroit Historical Museum and Dossin Great Lakes Museum-branded merchandise at all stores and online! Also, receive a surprise free gift with all purchases over $50 in June!