Dossin Great Lakes Museum's DeRoy Hall

Philanthropists Aaron and Helen DeRoy made an impact on the Dossin Great Lakes Museum.  

Detroit's Early Industries

Before the automotive industry, Detroit was an industrial titan of copper smelting, railroad car manufacturing and stove production.  

From the CEO: April 2022

Dear Friends,  

Blessing of the Fleet

Each year on the second Sunday of March, a unique and long-standing service is held at the Mariners’ Church of Detroit—the annual blessing of the fleet

From the CEO: March 2022

Dear Friends,  

Detroit Tigers First Opening Day

Detroit Tigers Opening Days have been legendary since the begining. 

Huber and Metzger Bike Shop in the Streets of Old Detroit

Learn about the real-life bicycle shop that inspired a replica in the Streets of Old Detroit at the Detroit Historical Museum. 

Maritime Miniatures: The Art of the Ship Model on Display!

New, Museum-wide special exhibition at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum. 

Albert and Julius Kahn

Albert and Julius Kahn were partners in architectural innovations.  

Exploring Hamtramck with Historic Photos

Explore Hamtramck through historic photos from the Detroit Historical Society’s collection.