General Information


Admission to the Museum is FREE!

The Detroit Historical Museum is located in Detroit’s Cultural Center on Woodward Avenue. 


5401 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48202    CLICK HERE for a Google map and directions.
Phone: 313.833.1805

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Regular Museum hours
  • Tuesday - Friday    9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday  10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • The Museum is closed on Mondays

OPEN 5–10 p.m. on Saturday, December 3 for Noel Night

CLOSED Saturday, December 24, Sunday, December 25, and Sunday, January 1 for the holidays

OPEN Monday, December 26 - Saturday, December 31 for holiday break

OPEN Monday, January 16 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Please note: To ensure a quality museum experience for all visitors, the Detroit Historical Museum reserves the right to refuse unscheduled self-guided groups larger than 30, based on daily tour capacity. For more information about group tours, please click here.


Most exhibits at the Detroit Historical Museum are accessible for persons with physical disabilities. A manual wheelchair is available for visitor use. Please inquire at the front desk.


Parking is $7 in the adjacent Museum lot on Kirby St. (between Woodward and Cass Avenues), as available.

More information about nearby parking is available via the Detroit Institute of Arts and Wayne State University.