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!

Celebrate Detroit Women Painters & Sculptors in Our New Community Gallery Exhibit
Apr 26, 2014

Opening Saturday at the Detroit Historical Museum, Then and Now: The Detroit Society of Women Painters and Sculptors, 1903 - 2014 tells the story of this dynamic group of women and features more than 90 works of art.