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Belleville Area Museum

Belleville, Michigan

The Belleville Area Museum first opened at Old Quirk School in 1989, featuring small-...
Berrien County Historical Association & Museum

Berrien Springs, Michigan

Initial efforts aimed at preserving Michigan’s oldest courthouse, built in 1839....
Besser Museum For Northeast Michigan

Alpena, Michigan

Through research, the museum collects, preserves, and interprets artifacts, specimens,...
Birmingham Historical Museum

Birmingham, Michigan

The Allen House is on the site of Birmingham's first brick schoolhouse. In fact, some of...
Charles H. Wright Museum Of African American History

Detroit, Michigan

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History is the world's largest...
Charlton Park Village And Museum

Hastings, Michigan

School groups choosing the “Live-in” program get hands-on experience in rural...
Chesaning Area Historical Society & Museum

Chesaning, Michigan

In the year of 1835, by the authority of the territorial legislature, the county of...
Clio Area Historical Depot Museum

Clio, Michigan

The city of Clio is located in northern Genesee County along the I-75 corridor...
Coppertown Usa

Calumet, Michigan

Michigan's Copper Industry began thousands of years ago when ancient miners chipped away...
Courthouse Square Association

Charlotte, Michigan

On the Courthouse Square in beautiful downtown Charlotte, stands the 1885 Eaton County...
Dennos Museum Center

Traverse City, Michigan

The Museum Center features three changing exhibit galleries and an elegant sculpture...
Detroit Historical Society & Museum

Detroit, Michigan

The Detroit Historical Museum, established in 1928, is one of America’s oldest and...
Edsel & Eleanor Ford House

Grosse Pointe, Michigan

Edsel & Eleanor Ford House tells the story of the home life of a prominent American...
Elk Rapids Area Historical Society & Museum

Elk Rapids, Michigan

Designed by Charles H. Peale and built in 1883 near the site where the earliest white...
Ella Sharp Museum Of Art And History

Jackson, Michigan

The Ella Sharp Museum of Art & History opened on October 3, 1965. Forty years later...
Fisher And New Center Buildings

Detroit, Michigan

The seven Fisher brothers built the Fisher Building as a home for Fisher and Company,...
Ford River Rouge Complex

Dearborn, Michigan

The Ford River Rouge Complex may be the world's most famous auto plant. In 1915 Henry...
Fort Gratiot Lighthouse

Port Huron, Michigan

Fort Gratiot, named after General Charles Gratiot, the engineer in charge of its...
Fort Mackinac

Mackinac Island, Michigan

Fort Mackinac was a major military outpost during the Revolutionary War and War of 1812...
Fort Michilimackinac

Mackinaw City, Michigan

Much of this site is geared toward young children. Kids can pretend to be soldiers by...
Fort St. Joseph Museum

Niles, Michigan

Featured exhibits portray the history of Fort St. Joseph, built by the French in 1691,...
Fort Wayne

Detroit, Michigan

The fort was used to house and train troops from the Civil War era until Vietnam. Its 82-...
Frankenmuth Historical Museum

Frankenmuth, Michigan

The museum uses hands-on displays, video and audio, and interesting artifacts to tell...
General Motors Building

Detroit, Michigan

The General Motors Building, completed in 1923, is the oldest extant General Motors...
Gilmore Car Museum

Hickory Corners, Michigan

Nestled on 90 landscaped acres in restored historic barns are nearly 200 extraordinary...
Grand Traverse Heritage Center

Traverse City, Michigan

In 1934, Traverse City Park’s commissioner, Con Foster, had an idea. He wanted to...
Great Lakes Naval Memorial And Museum

Muskegon, Michigan

Great Lakes Naval Memorial and Museum invites visitors to step back into time aboard two...
Greater West Bloomfield Historical Society & Museum

Orchard Lake, Michigan

The Greater West Bloomfield Historical Society began as the Orchard Lake Scenic and...
Greenfield Village

Dearborn, Michigan

Entering Greenfield Village is like stepping into an 80-acre time machine. It takes you...
Hackley & Hume Historic Site

Muskegon, Michigan

Henry Ford Estate

Dearborn, Michigan

A stately self-contained enclave of privacy and natural beauty, tucked away on 1300 acres...
Henry Ford Museum

Dearborn, Michigan

It began as a simple yet bold idea to document the genius of ordinary people by...
Heritage Museum And Cultural Center

St. Joseph, Michigan

The center's collections are developed to reflect the complete human history of St....
Historical Society Of Saginaw County & The Castle Museum

Saginaw, Michigan

The remarkable "Castle" Federal building in downtown Saginaw had been slated...
Imlay City Historical Museum

Imlay City, Michigan

Imlay City Historical Museum also hosts several events throughout the year. The Imlay...
Inland Water Route Historical Society & Museum

Alanson, Michigan

The Inland Route, known to the Indians and fur traders, included Round Lake (near Lake...
Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Accredited by the American Association of Museums, Kalamazoo Valley Museum is operated by...
Kempf House Museum

Ann Arbor, Michigan

The Kempfs were the most prominent of the German families who enriched Ann Arbor with...
Keweenaw County Historical Society & Eagle Harbor Lighthouse

Eagle Harbor, Michigan

The copper mining industry got going on the Keweenaw Peninsula in the 1840s. Lake...
Keweenaw National Historic Park

Calumet, Michigan

From 7,000 years ago to the 1900s people mined Keweenaw copper. Native peoples made...
Lenawee County Historical Society & Museum

Adrian, Michigan

The archives of the Lenawee Historical Museum includes the following: Adrian City...
Lincoln Park Historical Society & Museum

Lincoln Park, Michigan

The Historical Society of Lincoln Park supports the Lincoln Park Historical Museum in its...
Little Traverse Historical Society & Museum

Petoskey, Michigan

The Little Traverse Historical Society was established in 1905. To this end, and with the...
Mason Area Historical Society & Museum

Mason, Michigan

The museum, opened in 1998, displays art and historical documents relating to Mason.
Michigan Maritime Museum

South Haven, Michigan

The museum’s ship, The Friends Good Will, is a replica of an 1810 square topsail...
Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society

Lansing, Michigan

The society sponsors and conducts historical research, provides speakers and educational...
Model T Automotive Heritage Complex

Detroit, Michigan

The Ford Piquette Avenue plant is well preserved and largely unchanged from its original...
Monroe County Historical Museum

Monroe, Michigan

Located in the heart of downtown Monroe, this imposing Georgian style public building was...
Monroe Labor History Museum

Monroe, Michigan

The museum chronicles the development of the Michigan labor movement beginning in the...
Motown Historical Museum

Detroit, Michigan

The museum exhibits trace the roots of Motown’s remarkable story and chronicle its...
Museum Of Ojibwa Culture

St. Ignace, Michigan

Museum exhibits show Ojibwa Indian culture and traditions, the French contact period, and...
Muskegon County Museum

Muskegon, Michigan

The museum also maintains items related to the Hackley & Hume Historic Site. It...
North Berrien Historical Society & Museum

Coloma, Michigan

The museum features the history of the resorts of the Paw Paw Lakes, fruit farming,...
Oakland County Pioneer And Historical Society & Pine Grove Historical Museum

Pontiac, Michigan

Pine Grove consists of 4 1/2 acres of land, the Wisner mansion and several out-buildings...
Old Mill Museum Association

Dundee, Michigan

The Old Mill, located along the banks of the River Raisin in Dundee, is an historic...
Paine Gillam Scott Museum

St. Johns, Michigan

In 1858 John W. Paine, a native of New York State, came to St. Johns from Rochester...
Pittsfield Township Historical Society

Ann Arbor, Michigan

The Pittsfield Township Historical Society is dedicated to preserving and sharing the...
Plymouth Historical Museum

Plymouth, Michigan

The Plymouth Historical Museum features a late 19th-century Victorian recreation of Main...
Port Huron Museum

Port Huron, Michigan

The Port Huron Museum is home to over 15,000 objects and archival items relating to the...
Presque Isle Lighthouse

Presque Isle, Michigan

Presque Isle was named by the French during the fur trade era and means almost an island...
Public Museum

Grand Rapids, Michigan

The Public Museum accomplishes its goals by collecting and preserving authentic objects...
River Raisin Battlefield

Monroe, Michigan

This is the site of the Battle of Frenchtown, where British and Native American forces...
Rochester Hills Museum At Van Hoosen Farm

Rochester Hills, Michigan

The museum is the primary site for learning about and preserving the history of the...
Saugatuck Douglas Historical Society & Museum

Saugatuck, Michigan

The Museum Committee managed the Saugatuck-Douglas Museum. The committee mounts yearly...
South Lyon Historical Commission & Witch’s Hat Depot Museum

South Lyon, Michigan

The historical commission also assists and cooperates with other Michigan historical...
Starr Commonwealth

Albion, Michigan

The organization serves more than 4,000 children, families, and professionals through...
The Henry Ford

Dearborn, Michigan

The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan is a national historic landmark site and a multi-day...
Thomas Edison Depot

Port Huron, Michigan

Opened on February 11, 2001, the Thomas Edison Depot Museum was the second satellite...
Troy Museum & Historic Village

Troy, Michigan

The museum offers ten historic buildings and a charming village green. Visitors can tour...
Walter P. Chrysler Museum

Auburn Hills, Michigan

The Walter P. Chrysler Museum opened to the public October 5, 1999. Ground was broken...
Warren Historical & Genealogical Society

Warren, Michigan

Hickory Township became the Village of Warren, which still exists today. Many efforts...
Whaley House Museum

Flint, Michigan

As the last Victorian era home on East Kearsley Street, Whaley House Museum is one of...
White Pine Village

Ludington, Michigan

Historic White Pine Village opened in 1976 and is an historic village of over twenty-five...
Wolcott Mill

Ray, Michigan

This 2,625 acre park, which also includes Camp Rotary, is located along the banks of the...
Wyandotte Historical Museum

Wyandotte, Michigan

The Wyandotte Museum maintains an archives and research room pertaining to the history...
Zeeland Historical Society And Museum

Zeeland, Michigan

The Zeeland Historical Society founded the museum in 1976 in an adjoining house and store...
Ziibiwing Center

Mt. Pleasant, Michigan

The Ziibiwing Center is a distinctive treasure created to provide an enriched,...