The Detroit 1967 Project

Get Involved or Share Your Story!

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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.

Spring Into Belle Isle

Join us for the Spring Into Belle Isle Gala at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum Saturday, May 9.

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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

Be a Part of the Detroit 1967 Project!
Mar 19, 2015

Join our 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. This project will culminate in a groundbreaking exhibition that will open in the fall of 2016 at the Detroit Historical Museum.

Spring Into Belle Isle Gala
May 09, 2015

Join us at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum for our annual celebration of spring! Stroll down memory lane as we celebrate Belle Isle’s rich history - and exciting future! Enjoy refreshing cocktails, strolling dinner and outstanding entertainment featuring the acclaimed Ben Sharkey Band.

Spring Into Belle Isle Family Day!
May 10, 2015

Join us (and bring Mom, too!) on Sunday, May 10 at our second annual family event that showcases the Dossin Great Lakes Museum and other great attractions on Belle Isle! Enjoy activities for all ages inside the museum and participate in a road rally that gives you the opportunity to travel around the island and solve clues. All participating teams will win a prize!

Sanders Classic Caramel Topping
April Store Specials!
Apr 02, 2015

Celebrate Easter all April long with 20% off all Sanders items at the Detroit Historical Museum and online! Throughout April at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum, take 20% off all apparel.