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The Detroit Historical Museum is open! Featuring the new exhibition Boom Town: Detroit in the 1920s

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Dossin Great Lakes Museum

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

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Remembering Marlowe Stoudamire

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

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Black Lives Matter

Our commitment to racial justice informs everything we do.

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Detroit 67 Project

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

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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.

Detroit 67: Perspectives
Jun 01, 2020

Explore the award-winning exhibition online while the Detroit Historical Museum is closed.

COVID-19 Memorial Garden
May 26, 2019

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.

Detroit's Brewing Heritage
Oct 17, 2020

Learn about Detroit's beer barons, neighborhood breweries and beer drinking customs in this new exhibition at the Detroit Historical Museum, open now!