Detroit Historical Museum, Detroit

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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.

Visit http://detroithistorical.org/detroit-historical-museum/exhibitions for a full list of current exhibitions.
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  • What a fantastic museum. I spent 90 minutes here, but wished I had more time. There is a good mix of history to read, videos to watch, and exhibits to look at. I liked all of it. Start on the main/str...  more »
  • Simple welcome but very complete visit for this museum centered on the history of the city of Detroit. There is an excellent and very playful reproduction of the assembly line of car factory and street of the previous century. You will discover a space dedicated to the role of the city in the history of slavery or to the many renowned musicians who have evolved in the city.
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  • 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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