Detroit Historical Museum
This weekend marks the final opportunity for visitors to check out the Dossin Great Lakes Museum for a while.
Nearly 15,000 people checked out the newly-renovated museum during its weekend-long grand re-opening — when it stayed open to the public for more than 55 consecutive hours.
The grand opening event includes free admission and non-stop, free programming through 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25. Raffles, refreshments and giveaways will fill the weekend with family-friendly fun.
Native American History Month kicks off this November and Detroiters can learn more about the city’s roots and indigenous people. Detroit has a rich Native American history and there are many sites and cultural items through which it can be celebrated.
A history of music in Detroit – from jazz to blues to Motown to techno and hip hop – will be covered in an interactive museum gallery supported by a $250,000 donation by the Kid Rock Foundation.
Dozens of museums in Michigan will offer free admission this summer to active duty military personnel and their families.
A legendary Motown singer was in the spotlight Thursday, putting their handprints on a historical display coming soon to Detroit.
The executive director of the 43,500-member Adventure Cycling Association will be in the Detroit area promoting the organization’s Underground Railroad Detroit Alternate route.
An act of vandalism damaged a priceless artifact at the Detroit Historical Museum Thursday.
The Detroit Historical Museum will offer free admission and extended hours to students each day during Winter Break, February 20-26.