Experience the Museum from Home

A Reminder: The Museum is temporarily closed to the public until at least January 3rd. However you can still submit research requests, check out materials on our website, and call abut curbside shopping from our gift shop.

Dearborn Historical Museum

Due to recent pandemic events, the Dearborn Historical Museum’s buildings will remain closed to visitors, group events, and volunteers until further notice. Although the Museum’s buildings are closed, new online content is being added on a regular basis, which can be accessed using the link below.

During this time, we encourage you to visit our new and revamped online offerings.

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Purchase From Our Gift Shop This Holiday Season!

While the museum is closed to the public, gift shop items and brand new Fordson High School ornaments can still be purchased curbside by calling the museum at 313-565-3000. Just call the museum about an item you see in the attached photos and we will check on its status and have it ready for your arrival.

Our new Fordson High ornaments can also be be ordered via our website: https://thedhm.com/museum-store-2/


Support The Dearborn Historical Society For A Chance To Win A Handcrafted Quilt!

As a fundraiser for the Dearborn Historical Society, three beautiful handcrafted quilts will be raffled off at our 70th Birthday Party this Spring. Tickets are $1 each, or 6 for $5, and will be sold from now thru December 4th online and in person at the Museum office. Please donate to this worthy cause to help the Historical Society continue to host traditional Dearborn events like the annual Teddy Bear Picnic!

$1 Donation

$5 Donation