Maritime Miniatures

See over 150 of our ship models on display together for the first time in 20 years! Read more…

History X Design Tour

Visit Lafayette Park to experience our Invoking the Spirit: Detroit's Historic Black Bottom tour. Read more…

Boom Town

The Detroit Historical Museum is open Thursday - Sunday! Featuring the new exhibition Boom Town: Detroit in the 1920s Read more…

Dossin Great Lakes Museum

Visit us on Belle Isle year-round! Open Friday - Sunday. Read more…

Detroit 67 Project

Browse 500+ oral histories and explore the award-winning Detroit Historical Museum exhibition. Read more…

News & Events

Become a Member
Jan 01, 2021

Support the Detroit Historical Society by becoming a member! Enjoy exclusive events and other perks while you support our mission.

Detroit 67: Perspectives
Jan 01, 2021

The award-winning exhibition is becoming permanent at the Detroit Historical Museum!

Detroit's Brewing Heritage
Oct 01, 2021

Learn more about the city’s beer barons, neighborhood breweries and beer-drinking customs in the new exhibition Detroit’s Brewing Heritage.

Body by Fisher
Feb 01, 2022

Learn how Fisher Body Company grew from a family business operated by a close-knit group of brothers into a central pillar of General Motors