Vintage Clothing & Antique Sale Coming Soon

Join the DHM on August 21st and 22nd for our annual Vintage Clothing and Antique Sale! Doors will open at 9:00 AM both days, and masks will be required for entry and while shopping.

Reservation Information: The Museum has decided to eliminate the risk of lines forming by implementing a reservation system. From 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM on August 21st we will be assigning half hour time slots. We ask that those interested limit their group size to three or less. Reservations can be made beginning August 10th. The remainder of the sale will be conducted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

We ask that everyone adhere to social-distancing rules of 6 ft, and the amount of people allowed inside the Museum during the sale will be limited. For any questions, please call the museum at (313) 565-3000.


DHM Selected for Michigan H.O.P.E. Grant for Shutdown Relief

Over the course of the recent shutdown, the Dearborn Historical Museum was elated to learn that it had been selected for a Michigan H.O.P.E. Grant. The grant provided financial assistance to the Museum during the course of the shutdown and helped to ease the blow of the cancellation of the Museum’s annual Pioneer School Program.

Made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities through the Michigan Humanities Council, this CARES Act funding helped to partially support the salaries of the Museum’s five part-time staff members over the course of the shutdown. Retaining these staff members allowed the DHM to produce important digital content over the course of the shutdown and stay involved in engaging the local Dearborn community.

The Dearborn Historical Museum would like to thank everyone who helped to make this grant possible, especially the Michigan Humanities Council, National Endowment for the Humanities, Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Representative Debbie Dingell, Senator Debbie Stabenow, and Senator Gary Peters.


Support the DHM at “A Different Kind of Dearborn Homecoming”

The Dearborn Historical Museum has participated in Dearborn Homecoming every year since its inception and the event has grown into an important fundraiser for the Museum as we sell parking spaces and accept donations at our tent space.

With Dearborn Homecoming canceled this year, the DHM will be participating in “A Different Kind of Dearborn Homecoming,” a fundraiser organized by the City of Dearborn and Dearborn Community Fund allowing community members to donate to the DHM and other important local organizations.

On August 7, 8, and 9, tune in to CDTV to see a continuously-playing feature on the important work done by these organizations and head to dearborncommunityfund.org for information on how to donate. We hope you will consider donating to the Museum!