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.

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News & Events

April Store Special
Apr 01, 2014

In celebration of Detroit Tigers Opening Day, take 20 percent off all sports merchandise at the Detroit Historical Museum Store and online!

Spring Into Belle Isle Gala
May 03, 2014

Join us at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum for our annual fundraising event! Enjoy a cocktail reception, strolling dinner and live entertainment along with an exclusive behind the scenes Trolley Tour of Belle Isle’s best attractions.

Spring Break Extended Hours End April 25!
Apr 21, 2014

The Detroit Historical Museum is open 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day from Monday, April 21 through Friday, April 25. Celebrate Spring Break and catch up on YOUR history!

Spring Break Extended Hours Wrap Up April 24!
Apr 21, 2014

The Dossin Great Lakes Museum is open 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day from Monday, April 21 through Thursday, April 24. Celebrate Spring Break and join us out on Belle Isle!