Allen Park Historical Museum
15504 Englewood, Allen Park, MI 48101
Open 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays.
Arab American National Museum
13624 Michigan Ave., Dearborn, MI 48126
Devon Akmon, director
Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays to Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays.
Automotive Hall of Fame
21400 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, MI 48124
William Chapin, president
Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays to Sundays.
Brownstown Township Historical Museum
23451 King Road, Brownstown Township, MI 48183
1-734-782-1264 or 1-734-782-5834
Dearborn Historical Museums
Commandant's Quarters 21950 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48124
Jack Tate, acting chief curator
Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Depot Museum & Customs House
25020 East River Road, Grosse Ile, MI 48138
Hours: Depot Museum, 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays, 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays; Custom House, 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays; Channel Light, second Sunday in September. Available by appointment.
Flat Rock Historical Museum
25200 Gibraltar Road, Flat Rock, MI 48134
Open 1 to 4 p.m. the second Sunday of the month.
Gibraltar Historical Museum
City Hall, 29450 Munro Ave., Gibraltar, MI 48173
Open 2 to 4 p.m. the first Sunday of the month.
Henry Ford Estate-Fair Lane
One Fair Lane Drive, Dearborn, MI 48128
Kathleen Mullins, president
The estate is under management of the nonprofit group Historic Ford Estates, which also oversees the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores, Fair Lane closed for renovations in 2010. The house is closed to the public because it's being renovated, but the grounds are open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays.
12111 Pardee Road, Taylor, MI 48180
The park has several historical buildings.
Lincoln Park Historical Museum
1335 Southfield Road, Lincoln Park, MI 48146
Jeff Day, curator
Open 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. Closed in January. Available for tours by appointment.
Naval Air Station Grosse Ile Lobby Museum
Township Hall, 9601 Groh Road, Grosse Ile, MI 48138
Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
River Rouge Historical Museum
10750 W. Jefferson Ave., River Rouge, MI 48218
1-313-842-4200 (mayor's office)
Open Sundays noon to 4 p.m.
Rockwood Historical Museum
32787 Wood St., Rockwood, MI 48173
Romulus Historical Museum
11120 Hunt St., Romulus, MI 48174
Pearl Varner, director
The historical park contains a museum, the Samuel R. Kingsley House, a 1929 windmill, a 1900 freight house and a 1949 caboose. These can be seen anytime. The museum and the Kingsley House are open 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. The Kingsley House contains genealogical archives for the Romulus area.
Samuel Adams Historical Museum
37236 Huron River Drive, New Boston, MI 48164
Faye Bird, president
The Samuel Adams Museum is 1 to 3 p.m. the first Sunday of every Monday. Other tour times are available by appointment. Special programs are offered throughout the year.
Southgate Historical Foundation Historical Museum
14120 Dix-Toledo, Southgate, MI 48195
James Dallos, chairman. Jerry Pesci, vice chairman and museum curator
Open 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. the first weekend of each month. Tours available by request.
The Henry Ford
20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, MI 48124
Patricia Mooradian, president
Attractions: Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, IMAX Theatre, Ford Rouge Factory Tour, Benson Ford Research Center. Hours vary by venue.
Trenton Historical Museum
306 St. Joseph St., Trenton, MI 48183
Nada Frost, chairperson
Open 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Reopening later this year
Willow One-Room Schoolhouse
Waltz Road and Mineral Springs, New Boston, MI
Faye Bird, president
This 155-year-old building has been restored to its original architecture and furnished to the period. The historic school offers school programs and tours upon request. Special programs are offered throughout the year.
2610 Biddle Ave., Wyandotte, MI 48192
Jody Egen, director
Facilities are the Ford-MacNichol Home, Marx Home, Burns Home and Old Timers' Log Cabin. Open noon to 4 p.m. Thursdays to Sundays. Closed January to March, and November.