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Detroit Historical Museum

5401 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202-4097
+1 313-833-7935
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Interesting overview

We stopped in as we had some spare time before another event. It's nice, it's a little of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Livonia, Michigan
Amazing Museum

this is the 3rd time we have been there ,,, everyone coming to visit me coming from outside us i... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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The Motor City Exhibition, where visitors see how a Cadillac is assembled, is just one of the many interesting displays at this museum dedicated to telling the story of Detroit.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
5401 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202-4097
+1 313-833-7935
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in as we had some spare time before another event. It's nice, it's a little of everything. Generally well maintained. Learned a bit about Detroit history I didn't know. Museum not to spread out so that was nice.

Thank MichiganDad2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is the 3rd time we have been there ,,, everyone coming to visit me coming from outside us i bring him here ,,, really its amazing and wonderful

Thank Louay J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I grew up in Michigan, left before this was built, and really never bothered when I visited. Geez, the was a mistake. Don't miss going to this. It was fantastic. Hats off the Ms. Gordy, (the sister), who had the vision to put this together....More

Thank Suzan J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A real gem in the city. Free, spacious, lots of permanent exhibits as well as some rotating. Plan on spending about 2 hours to see it all. Cars, old town area you walk through, Motown, lots of neat stuff.

1  Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I was looking for something to do in Detroit that I could kill a few hours, and noticed this place on T.A. so I had stopped by to check it out. Parking can be tricky around here because of the campus, but I just parked...More

Thank LifeisTooShort69
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The Streets of Old Detroit to the automobile industry, and even Detroit's music scene (sponsored by Kid Rock himself), the museum is a solid overview of the Detroit experience. The museum goes all the way back to native and French settlement. The Streets of Old...More

Thank Colby B
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Easy way to spend a couple of hours in the midtown area. Very interesting look at the Detroit area and the different ideas and businesses that have evolved in the area. Right across from the DIA and on the Q Line. Free admission!

Thank Glenn S
Reviewed 1 November 2017

My husband and I took our first trip to the Detroit Historical Museum today and I am so glad that we did. We started in the basement, walking down the streets of 1840's, 1870's and early 1900's Detroit. We saw apothecary shops, Saunders sweets and...More

Thank CarynSKA
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

The Detroit Historical Museum is one of the best museums without an enterance fee I have ever visited! The exhibits are very well curated and informative. They gave me a much greater appreciation for the city and how important Detroit was to technological innovation and...More

Thank Alexander G
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Just across the street from the DIA, this will make your trip to Detroit perfect. You can learn from the beginning of development, industrialization, automobile industry, music and culture, fighting against racism.

Thank Kaz K
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17 December 2014|
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Response from maryloustrain | Reviewed this property |
Suggest that you call the museum directly as they are most likely to know.