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Detroit Historical Museum, Detroit

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
The Detroit Historical Museum is located at 5401 Woodward Avenue in the city's Cultural Center Historic District in Midtown Detroit. It chronicles the history of the Detroit area from cobblestone streets, 19th century stores, the auto assembly line, toy trains, fur trading from the 18th century, and much more.
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  • Well done - hidden jewel - great representation of the 300+ years that Detroit has been around. Some items displayed might only be relatable to people from Detroit and/or Michigan but it is worth...  more »
  • As longtime members of this museum, we had to visit to see their latest exhibits: Boom Town: Detroit in the 1920s and Detroit's Brewing Heritage. We were not disappointed!! Boom Town takes a look.....  more »
  • Such an amazing museum with three floors that are well-laid out with beautiful, informative and interactive displays. You need at least three hours to see everything there. Such an educational place to bring your family! My kids loved it! The staff are all so friendly and helpful too! You don’t want to miss this place!!💯❤️
  • Very good place to learn a lot of the history in this town. Many relics are on display, the staff is knowledgeable and there is plenty of information on the walls, and videos. A guided tour is highly recommended, the establishment is donation based, so no entry fee, but we always donate, other wise we wouldn't have these things to appreciate.

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