Detroit Historical Museum

The Allesee Gallery of Culture inside the Detroit Historical Museum highlights the culture that all Detroiters recognize as our own.  (credit: Detroit Historical Society)

Detroit Historical Society Gets $500,000 Grant

The Ford Foundation has awarded a $500,000 grant to the Detroit Historical Society as part of the society’s $20.1 million fundraising effort.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2013

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Best Permanent Exhibits In The Detroit Area

Experience great art and culture any time of the year with Detroit’s best permanent exhibits.


A look inside Ford’s Rouge complex. (photo courtesy: Detroit Historical Society)

Detroit Historical Museum Kicks Off Summer Film Series

Summer is here and the Detroit Historical Society is bringing back the most popular films from its monthly film series.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2013

The Detroit Historical Museum (credit:

Detroit Finances Put Cultural Institutions On Edge

The city-owned Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History and Detroit Zoo are among the institutions that could be affected.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2013

Inside the Museum's 19th century street scene known as "The Streets of Old Detroit." (credit:

Free Admission For Detroit Autographs Exhibit At Historical Museum

T-shirts from all Detroit high schools are included and available for signing. Signing is free, it’s fun and it will spark fond memories.

CBS Detroit–02/22/2013

Inside the Kid Rock Music Lab - Detroit Historical Museum. (Photo/DHM)

Thousands Flock To The Streets Of Old Detroit As Museum Extends Holiday Hours

A steady stream of visitors are walking the cobblestone streets of Old Detroit and getting a glimpse of the Underground Railway.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/25/2012

Dossin Great Lakes Museum. (Photo Credit:

Dossin Great Lakes Museum To Close For Renovation

This weekend marks the final opportunity for visitors to check out the Dossin Great Lakes Museum for a while.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2012

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Re-opening Of Detroit Historical Museum Draws Thousands

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/26/2012

(Photo: Detroit Historical Society) The Gallery of Innovation is a new feature of the Detroit Historical Society.

Revamped Detroit Historical Museum Opens Friday

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.

CBS Detroit–11/22/2012

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Best Ways To Celebrate Native American History And Culture In Detroit

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.