Detroit 67: Perspectives

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

Read more…

The Year of the Tiger: 1968

Now open through October 7, 2018 in the Community Gallery!

Read more…

Make a Donation

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

Read more…

Dossin Great Lakes Museum

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

Read more…
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6

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.

Chrysler Turbine
Sep 23, 2017

See our 1963 Chrysler Turbine in the Automotive Showplace starting on Saturday, September 23!

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.

Detroit's Favorite Steamboats
Jun 16, 2018

Maritime authors will gather for a free afternoon of presentations and book signings focused on beloved boats of Detroit’s past, including the Bob-lo boats Columbia and Ste. Claire, the graceful Tashmoo and the palatial City of Detroit III.