The Detroit Historical Museum is the only museum dedicated to chronicling our region’s history. Permanent exhibits include the Streets of Old Detroit, Allesee Gallery of Culture, Kid Rock Music Lab, Doorway to Freedom: Detroit and the Underground Railroad, Detroit: The “Arsenal of Democracy,” America’s Motor City, and The Glancy Trains. Changing exhibits rotate throughout the year in spaces including our Booth-Wilkinson Gallery, Community Gallery and Automotive Showplace.To visit Detroit Historical Museum and get the most from your holiday in Detroit, create itinerary details personal to you using our Detroit road trip planning website .
Visit http://detroithistorical.org/detroit-historical-museum/exhibitions for a full list of current exhibitions.
Detroit Historical Museum Reviews
We visited the museum as we filled time before dinner and ELO concert downtown and were delighted. Admission is donation based, making it accessible for all. The exhibits are comprehensive, educationa... more »
This is a must if you are in town! Parking was only $9 and then donation for entry. This museum is 3 floors of absolutely impressive exhibits. There are lots of interactive pieces and videos. The coll... more »
Such an amazing museum with three floors that are well-laid out with beautiful, informative and interactive displays. You need at least three hours to see everything there. Such an educational place to bring your family! My kids loved it! The staff are all so friendly and helpful too! You don’t want to miss this place!!💯❤️
Very good place to learn a lot of the history in this town. Many relics are on display, the staff is knowledgeable and there is plenty of information on the walls, and videos. A guided tour is highly recommended, the establishment is donation based, so no entry fee, but we always donate, other wise we wouldn't have these things to appreciate.
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