Detroit Historical Museum and its collection

Detroit Historical Museum

The Detroit Historical Museum is situated in the heart of the city's Cultural Center Historic District in Midtown Detroit, at 5401 Woodward Avenue. This location is easily accessible and is surrounded by other cultural and historical sites, making it a convenient stop for tourists exploring the city.

Exhibits at the Detroit Historical Museum

The Detroit Historical Museum offers a comprehensive look at the history of the Detroit area. Exhibits cover a wide range of topics, from cobblestone streets and 19th-century stores to the auto assembly line and toy trains. The museum also delves into the city's fur trading history from the 18th century, providing a rich and varied exploration of Detroit's past.

Admission Fees

As of November 1, 2019, the Detroit Historical Museum has resumed charging admission due to a deficit the previous year. The admission fee for adults is $10, with reduced rates available for children, seniors, active military personnel, and some other groups. This information is crucial for tourists planning a visit to the museum.

Reopening and Safety Measures

The Detroit Historical Museum, along with several other museums in the city, reopened on July 10, 2020, following a coordinated plan to ensure the safety of staff and visitors. This plan includes specific requirements and protocols, demonstrating the museum's commitment to providing a safe and enjoyable experience for all visitors.

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Detroit Historical Museum
5401 Woodward Ave
MI 48202 Detroit

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Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
13:00 – 17:00


0 – 5Free
6 – 17$6.00
Active military and first responders$8.00
Detroit Historical Society MembersFree
household (up to 6 adults and children with the same address)$35.00


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Location & Map

5401 Woodward Ave, Detroit

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