Detroit Stars and the Negro Leagues

Now open through September 29, 2019 in Center Stage in the Allesee Gallery of Culture.

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Lindell AC

Revisit America's First Sports Bar in our new exhibition, open now!

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Make a Donation

Support our educational mission with a tax deductible gift in any amount.

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Aretha Franklin: 1942-2018

The Detroit Historical Museum honors the life of the Queen of Soul.

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Dossin Great Lakes Museum

Showcasing 300 years of Great Lakes history on Belle Isle. Open Friday through Sunday year-round!

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Detroit 67: Perspectives

The Detroit Historical Museum has been named one of 29 national finalists for the IMLS 2018 National Medal.

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News & Events

2018 IMLS National Medal
May 05, 2018

The Detroit Historical Museum is a 2018 National Medal for Museum & Library Service winner for Detroit 67: Looking Back to Move Forward.

Become a Member
May 23, 2016

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

Outdoor Enhancement Project
Jul 01, 2019

The Dossin Great Lakes Museum will be open during construction on the Dossin Outdoor Enhancement Project - underway now!

Third Thursday Speaker Series
Aug 15, 2019

Third Thursday in August features Tim Retzloff on "Shock Waves from Stonewall."