New in the Community Gallery

Take a walk back in history to Hastings Street’s time from 1880-1930 as an enclave for Detroit’s Jewish immigrants. Read more…

1984 World Series Street Portraits

Photographs by Carlos Diaz, on display now in the Detroit Artists Showcase. Read more…

Travelin' Man

Get an up close look at Bob Seger's long career through this collection of photos by Thomas Weschler, who served as Seger's road manager in the 1960s and 70s. Read more…

Thirty-Five | 20

Relive the thrill of the “Detroit Bad Boys” and the “Goin’ to Work” Pistons teams in this joint anniversary exhibition. Read more…

Dossin Great Lakes Museum

Visit us on Belle Isle year-round! Highlighting Detroit’s role in regional and national maritime history. Read more…

Detroit 67 Project

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

News & Events

Car Collection Tours
Jun 24, 2024

On July 27 take advantage of a rare opportunity to explore the Detroit Historical Society's automotive collection!

Shop Online
Jan 01, 2024

Find unique Detroit gifts in our online store! Shop from anywhere, anytime.

Become a member!
May 18, 2024

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

Late Nights at the Museum
May 15, 2024

Admission to the Detroit Historical Museum will be free the evenings on May 16, June 20, July 11, and August 1 courtesy of the William Davidson Foundation!