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Detroit Historical Museum

5401 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202-4097
+1 313-833-7935
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Great history lesson on Detroit !!

Besides being free and only accepting donations, A great group of exibits detailing the history of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Re-Curated, the DHM is worth your time.

All visitors to the Motor City should tour the DHM. It's always getting better, presenting fresh... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Detroit, Michigan
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
5401 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202-4097
+1 313-833-7935
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Besides being free and only accepting donations, A great group of exibits detailing the history of Detroit. Fun for all ages, Highly recommended ! afterwards, go visit Motown ! Makes for a Great afternoon !!!!!

Thank Caller9
Reviewed 3 days ago

All visitors to the Motor City should tour the DHM. It's always getting better, presenting fresh, new interpretations, teaching about the French, English and American aspects of Detroit. The Old Streets of Detroit is worth the visit!

Thank 2Moore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to visit Detroit and going to this museum was a great start to get to know Detroit history. Surprising to have a decent museum like this for free, and even more surprising to be so empty!!!

Thank Luis M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the highlight of our trip to Detroit (which we found to be an all round excellent little city). Smallish museum, but covers a wide range of interests from Motown and music to industry and cars, as well as early Detroit industries (pre-cars), a...More

Thank Natalie R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The quality is amazing, especially for a free museum. Could have stayed longer than the one hour but had to catch a flight. Recommend stopping here.

Thank J A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Free historical Detroit Museum. Good attractions way better than what we expected. Super easy cheap parking

Thank araz z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is worth the trip to see just the Streets of Old Detroit but there is so much more. We enjoyed the Gallery of Culture which documented the history of Detroit from the Tigers, Red Wings, Lions, Little Caesar's, Ella Fitzgerald, Eminem to Kid Rock....More

1  Thank Beverly S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here on my first trip of many to Detroit and I am itching to come back. It is filled with so much great history and there is so much to keep everyone entertained for the whole time. We spent a few hours here...More

Thank Jonathan D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a result of being born and raised in the city of Detroit, I thought I knew everything there was to know about the city. After visiting this venue, I realized how little I really know about the city. The facility is well run by...More

Thank BHH3
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Went to see local DETROIT artists exhibit. Impressed by the variety of mediums, creativity, quality and dedication of artists. Particularly the work from In Art Trust.

Thank TheLud
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Hello, Did Detroit have a TV station in Dec. 1941 that would have broadcast about Pearl Harbor? if so, what were the call letters? I am editing a book and want to be certain. If not, what would have been the radio station that would have made the broadcast? Thanks so much and Happy Holidays. Ms. Remy Benoit
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.