The Detroit Historical Society collections contain artifacts pertaining to Detroit, MI & the Great Lakes including military & maritime history; costumes; toys; decorative arts; furniture; Woodland Indians; industrial & automobile history; communication & domestic life.

Our major exhibits include: The Streets of Old Detroit; Frontiers to Factories; Motor City; Glancy Trains.

Activities include: Guided tours of exhibits & local history sites; lectures; local community tours; history related workshops, education programs; inter-museum loans; school tour service, church & local history; Black Historic Sites, committee & tours.