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Admission to the Museum is FREE!
The Detroit Historical Museum is located in Detroit’s Cultural Center on Woodward Avenue.
For a preview of current exhibits, visit our exhibitions page.
DTE utility work at Cass and Kirby scheduled for Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7 a.m. – Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 7 a.m.
Kirby St. West of Woodward Ave.
DTE work will be taking place at the intersection of Woodward Ave. at Kirby St. – prohibiting vehicular traffic to turn West of Woodward Ave. onto Kirby St.
Kirby St. East of Woodward Ave.
Vehicular traffic will remain
Parking meters will be accessible
Parking meters along Kirby St. will be accessible for the duration of the construction period
For questions about DTE utility work, please call 1 800-477-4747.
For M-1 RAIL construction updates, please visit www.m-1rail.com and sign up for our M-1 RAIL Weekly Update e-newsletter and text alerts.
Woodward Avenue remains open for traffic but travel lanes are reduced between Baltimore Street and Warren Avenue.
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.
From the East: Follow I-94 to I-75 South to Mack Avenue exit. Right on Mack Avenue to Woodward Avenue make a right (northbound) onto Woodward. Take Woodward Avenue to Kirby turn left on Kirby to Detroit Historical Museum.
From the West: Follow I-94 to M-10 (the Lodge). Exit M-10 South to Forest Ave. Follow Forest Ave East to Woodward Ave (though 4 signaled intersections). Turn Left (northbound) onto Woodward Avenue. Follow Woodward North to Kirby Street (approx. 5 blocks). Turn Left at Kirby Street to the Detroit Historical Museum.
Parking: Parking is $6 in the adjacent Museum lot on Kirby, while available.
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.
Detroit Historical Museum
5401 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48202
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