Changing Exhibitions

Guardians of the Great Lakes

Opening June 13 in the Robert M. Dossin Gallery Since the arrival of Europeans, the Great Lakes have been navigated by ships and sailors in the service of their nations. Whether involved in military action or making the waterways safer for other...

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Richard & Jane Manoogian Ship Model Showcase

Now through June 2015 in Aaron DeRoy Hall The Detroit Historical Society is home to one of the largest collections of ship models in the country. Most of the more than 150 models are five or six decades old, while at least is 160 years old. The ship...

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Troubled Waters

Troubled Waters: Healing our Freshwater Habitats

Now through June 2015 in the Great Lakes Gallery The Detroit Historical Society is pleased to partner with the Nature Conservancy on a new exhibition, Troubled Waters: Healing our Freshwater Habitats. Exploring the ways that humans have interacted...

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