Group Tours & Programs

The Detroit Historical Museum provides engaging educational and fun experiences for everyone. Join our docents on an exploration of the Museums’ signature exhibits. 

Tours and workshops must be booked a minimum of 2 to 4 weeks in advance. Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation letter with an invoice. Full payment is due two weeks prior to the program date. Your program is subject to cancellation if your payment is late.

Parking in our lot is $9 per car and based on availability. 

Please note
  • The Detroit Historical Museum does not allow self-guided groups of more than 30 people without a reservation. If self-guided groups are not booked in advance, they may not be granted access to the museum, please call 313.833.1801 to reserve.
  • If your group cancels in less than 48 hrs, or does not show up for your reservation time, a $50.00 cancellation fee will be applied to your group account. 
  • Should you need to reschedule or cancel your reservation, please contact our education team as soon as possible (313.833.1801), so that we can accommodate your reservation changes. 
On-site Prices (includes general admission):
  • Self-Guided Experience for 15 or more adults: $7.50 per adult
  • Scavenger Hunt Experience for 15 or more adults: $10.00 per adult

Use of museum spaces on Mondays or after hours is an additional $150.00 

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. 

 

GUIDED TOURS

Detroit’s African American Perspectives Tours


The Detroit Historical Museum is thrilled to offer a series of tours focused on the history, experiences and enduring influence of African Americans in Detroit. There are a total of 6 tour focuses that groups can choose from. Jamon Jordan, founder of the Black Scroll Network, will be the guide for these tours.

$15 per person. You must have a minimum of 20 people to book this tour. If you have less than 20 people you will be charged a flat fee of $300.

Tour Focus Options:

  • Doorway to Freedom: Slavery & the Underground Railroad
  • Detroit: Black Bottom & Paradise Valley
  • Motown & More: Detroit’s African American Music History
  • Detroit: African American Leaders & Heroes and Their Stories
  • Detroit: Moments in the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements
  • Forged By Fire: Detroit’s Riots & Rebellions and Turbulent Racial History 

For more information on our programs or to book a tour, please call us at 313.833.1801 or complete the short form below.

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.

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