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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The Year of the Tiger: 1968

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

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Make a Donation

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.

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.

Antique Outboards at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Jul 28, 2018

In what is becoming a Belle Isle tradition, antique outboard motors and boats will once again gather at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum on Saturday, July 28.