- Historic Sites
Monroe Labor History Museum
The museum chronicles the development of the Michigan labor movement beginning in the latter half of the 19th century and following it until the present day. Museum exhibits teach visitors about the evolution of the labor movement as Michigan's industrial landscape became more complex at the turn of the century. Central to this narrative are formal labor organizations, such as the AFL-CIO, that coordinated the efforts of the working class not just in Michigan, but around the nation. The Museum also features a library and database for researchers seeking information on Michigan labor history.