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

September Museum Store Special!
Sep 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).

30th Annual Conference of the Association for Great Lakes Maritime History
Sep 13, 2014

The public is welcome to attend conference sessions on Saturday, September 13. These five sessions will include premiere presentations on recent developments in Great Lakes history

A Bicentennial Commemoration of the "Star-Spangled Banner"
Sep 30, 2014

Join the Detroit Historical Society and the Michigan War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission in celebrating the 200th anniversary of this historic event.

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.