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.


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.

Special Spring Break Hours!

The Museum will be closed on Easter Sunday, then open with extended hours for Spring Break on Monday, April 6, 2015 through Friday, April 10 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.


M-1 Streetcar Construction Detours:

Woodward Avenue remains open for traffic but travel lanes are reduced throughout the area.

Please note that both the I-94 East and Westbound exits for Woodward Avenue/John R are closed due to Woodward bridge construction for the M-1 Streetcar project.

For M-1 RAIL construction updates, please visit and sign up for our M-1 RAIL Weekly Update e-newsletter and text alerts.  



Parking is $6 in the adjacent Museum lot on Kirby St. (between Woodward and Cass Avenues), as available.