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.  

From the CEO: February 2022

Dear Friends,  

NBA's 75th Anniversary

Prepare for March Madness with history on Detroit’s best basketball players and celebrate the NBA's 75th Anniversary! 

Detroit's Doorway to Freedom

Learn why Detroit is called the Doorway to Freedom.  

Found Footage: Black Bottom Detroit

Detroit's Black Bottom neighborhood was razed to make way for I-375, displacing residents and erasing the neighborhood's footprint. Discover unearthed footage of the neighborhood from the Detroit Video History Archive. 

Society Member: Kim Monts