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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.

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News & Events

August & September Museum Store Special!
Aug 01, 2014

Buy both Border Crossings: The Detroit River Region in the War of 1812 and Revolutionary Detroit: Portraits in Political and Cultural Change online or at either Museum Store for $20 (originally $12.95 each).

Behind the Scenes Tour: Packard Proving Grounds
Aug 23, 2014

Dedicated in 1927, the buildings at the Proving Grounds in Utica were designed by Albert Kahn, and the oval test track was so well engineered that drivers could travel around the banked curves in excess of 100 mph without holding the steering wheel.

Only a Week and a Half Left to Visit the Dossin on Fridays During the Summer!
Sep 30, 2014

The Dossin Great Lakes Museum has been open on Fridays from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. all summer, and will continue extended hours through Labor Day weekend.

Junior League of Detroit Exhibition
Aug 02, 2014

Come see the latest changing exhibit at the Detroit Historical Museum in the Community Gallery. This exhibit will be open until September 28, and features the Junior League of Detroit, an exclusively educational and charitable organization.