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If you are a member, you can purchase tickets early by logging through the member log-in. Your username and password is your Membership ID number.
Detroit Historical Society Special Events take place at both the Detroit Historical Museum and the Dossin Great Lakes Museum. Many are one-day events that often take place annually, such as our popular African American History Day. Others are special programs, such as Lost Mariners at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum and Noel Night at the Detroit Historical Museum.
Please visit our event calendar to learn about upcoming presentations.
Current Special Events:
October 4 2015 | 2:00pm
Guest speaker David Coleman will discuss “Freshwater Whalebacks,” the cargo ships with the unique submarine-like hull. The event...
October 25 2015 | 12:00pm to 3:00pm
One of the spookiest days of the year is back on Sunday, October 25 from noon to 3 p.m.! Children ages 12 and younger can trick...
November 10 2015 | 6:00pm to 8:00pm
This annual program remembering lost mariners of the Great Lakes will feature renowned marine artist Robert McGreevy telling...
December 5 2015 | 5:00pm to 10:00pm
Midtown will be warm and bright for the 43rd annual Noel Night celebration between 5 and 10 p.m. on Saturday, December 5. At the...
December 5 2015 | 6:00pm to December 6 2015 | 12:00am
The Detroit Historical Society is thrilled to announce that the 2015 Ball will take place at the historic Packard Plant, Building...