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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Aretha Franklin: 1942-2018

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

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

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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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News & Events

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.

1914 Scripps-Booth "Rocket" Roadster
Aug 25, 2017

New in the Automotive Showplace! See the 1914 Scripps-Booth "Rocket" Roadster with bicycle-like wheels, belt-drive and tandem seating.

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.

Lost Mariners Remembrance
Nov 10, 2018

This year's event will explore and honor losses during the Great Storm of October 1893.