Michigan History Museum

The Michigan History Museum is one of the three State of Michigan entities in the Michigan History Center. The other two are the State Archives and the Michigan Library. The Michigan History Museum has three floors of Michigan history eras depicting scenes from the earliest peoples to the late 20th century. Visitors can walk through a replicas of an Upper Peninsula copper mine, a lumbering exhibit and a one-room schoolhouse. Stroll a 1920’s era street complete with a car showroom, window shop and take a seat in the old-time theatre. Both children and adults can learn so much about Michigan’s past.

  • 702 W. Kalamazoo St.
  • (517) 335-2573

The Michigan History Center includes the Michigan History Museum, the Archives of Michigan and the Museum Store. The museum tells the stories of Michigan's past, from the end of the Ice Age through the late 20th century, in special exhibits and 26 permanent galleries. Visitor…


Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Sunday 1:00–5:00 p.m.
Adults (18+): $8.00 
Seniors (65+) : $6.00
Youth (6-17): $4:00 
Children up to 5 years: FREE

Things to Know

  • Sunday admission is free for all visitors. 
  • You can save on admission and museum store purchases when you become a Michigan History Center member.
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