Changing Exhibitions

Out of concern for the health and safety of our visitors and our staff the Detroit Historical Society has joined the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 by closing the Detroit Historical Museum and the Dossin Great Lakes Museum. We will remain closed until it is safe to reopen. Read our Health and Safety Statement on the Coronavirus.



Richard & Jane Manoogian Ship Model Showcase

NOW OPEN in the Richard and Jane Manoogian Ship Model Showcase The Detroit Historical Society is home to one of the largest collections of Great Lakes ship models in the country. Most of the more than 150 models are five or six decades old, while at...

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River Recreation and Lakeside Leisure

NOW OPEN in the Robert M. Dossin Gallery River Recreation and Lakeside Leisure In the boating world, Detroit has long been one of the hubs for many aspects of recreational maritime. You might not view mega-yachts as seen in the Mediterranean or big-...

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