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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…

Remembering Marlowe Stoudamire

Lean more about the legacy of Detroit 67 Project Director Marlowe Stoudamire. Read more…

Black Lives Matter

Our commitment to racial justice informs everything we do. Read more…

Detroit 67 Project

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

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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!

COVID-19 Memorial Garden
May 26, 2020

To honor the many loved ones lost and celebrate our community's resilience, we've dedicated a new public memorial rock garden at the corner of Woodward and Kirby.

20 for the 20s
Jul 01, 2020

New at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum! Learn about 20 different innovations that developed along the Detroit River during the 1920s.