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.

Celebrate Detroit's 314th Birthday at the Detroit Historical Museum!
Jul 03, 2015

Join us for celebrations over two days to mark Detroit's 314th Birthday.

Fourth of July Weekend Hours
Jul 03, 2015

The Detroit Historical Museum and the Dossin Great Lakes Museum will be both be open throughout Fourth of July weekend. The Detroit Historical Museum will be open Friday, July 3 from 9:30 a.m. -4 p.m. as well as Saturday, July 4 and Sunday, July 5 from 10 a.m. -5 p.m. The Dossin Great Lakes Museum will be open Friday for their Extended Summer Hours from 11 a.m. -4 p.m. The Dossin will also be open Saturday, July 4 and Sunday, July 5.

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July Store Specials!
Jul 01, 2015

Take 20% off apparel in all our stores.