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.

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.

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Grand Prix Weekend on Belle Isle
May 30, 2015

Due to the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix on Belle Isle, the Dossin Great Lakes Museum will be CLOSED to the public on Saturday and Sunday, May 30-31.

Summer hours at the Dossin begin Friday, June 5!
Jun 05, 2015

The Museum will be open Fridays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting Friday, June 5 and continuing throughout the summer. The Museum will also be OPEN on Saturday, July 4.

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May Store Specials!
May 01, 2015

Think spring with 20% off of Ferry Seed notecards and magnets, and in honor of Memorial Day, take 20% off of World War II posters and magnets at the Detroit Historical Museum, Dossin Great Lakes Museum and online.