General Information

 

Admission to the Museum is FREE!

The Detroit Historical Museum is located in Detroit’s Cultural Center on Woodward Avenue. 

 

5401 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48202    CLICK HERE for a Google map and directions.
Phone: 313.833.1805

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Regular Museum hours
  • Tuesday - Friday    9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday  10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • The Museum is closed on Mondays

Note that the last entry to the Detroit 67: Perspectives exhibit will be a half-hour prior to closing time.

 

Please note: To ensure a quality museum experience for all visitors, the Detroit Historical Museum reserves the right to refuse unscheduled self-guided groups larger than 30, based on daily tour capacity. For more information about group tours, please click here.

Accessibility

Most exhibits at the Detroit Historical Museum are accessible for persons with physical disabilities. A manual wheelchair is available for visitor use. Please inquire at the front desk.

Parking

Parking is $7 in the adjacent Museum lot on Kirby St. (between Woodward and Cass Avenues), as available.

More information about nearby parking is available via the Detroit Institute of Arts and Wayne State University.

Transit
  • Nearby bus stops are located at Woodward & Kirby, Cass & Kirby and Woodward & Warren. Plan your route via detroitmi.gov/ddot (within the city) or smartbus.org (from the suburbs), including the new FAST service on Woodward Ave.
  • The nearest QLINE stop is Ferry St. 
  • A MOGO bike share station is located outside the museum at Kirby & Woodward.