Some of the museums have admission fees that exceed our $10 limit, but most are free or low cost. Click on the museum name to get more information.

Oakland County

Art Museums

Cranbrook Art Museum  (Bloomfield Hills)

Next Step Studio and Gallery  (Ferndale)

Historical Museums

Birmingham Museum

Byers Homestead (Commerce Township)

Chi-Town Union Station (Commerce Township – model railroad)

Clarkston Community Historical Society

Clawson Historical Museum

Ferndale Historical Society

Governor Warner Mansion (Farmington)

Greater West Bloomfield Historical Society (Apple Island and Orchard Lake Museum)

Holocaust Memorial Center  (Farmington Hills)

Milford Historical Society

Northeast Oakland Historical Museum (Oxford)

Oakland County Pioneer and Historical Society  (Pontiac)

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm

Royal Oak Historical Museum

Troy Historic Village

Witch’s Hat Depot Museum and Historic Village (South Lyon)

Science Museums

Cranbrook Institute of Science  (Bloomfield Hills)

Cultural Museums

Chaldean Cultural Center  (West Bloomfield)

Polish Mission (Orchard Lake)

City of Detroit

Art Museums

Dabls Mbad African Bead Museum

Detroit Institute of Arts

Detroit Museum of Contemporary Art

N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art

Pewabic Pottery

Scarab Club

The Z Lot

Historical Museums

Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History

Detroit Historical Museum

Dossin Great Lakes Museum

Ford Piquette Avenue Plant

Tuskegee Airmen National Historical Museum

Underground Railroad Living Museum

Cultural Museums

Ethnic Heritage Rooms in Manoogian Hall

Hellenic Museum of Michigan

Motown Museum


Ukrainian Museum of Detroit

Science Museums

Detroit Science Center

Wayne State University Natural History Museum

Wayne State University Museum of Anthropology

Wayne State University Planetarium

Wayne County

Historical Museums

Automotive Hall of Fame (Dearborn)

Canton Historical Museum

Dearborn Historical Museum

Hamtramck Historical Museum

Henry Ford Museum of American Innovations and Greenfield Village (Dearborn)

Greenmead Historical Park (Livonia)

Plymouth Historical Museum

Mill Race Historical Village (Northville)

River Rouge Factory Tour  (Dearborn)

Romulus Historical Museum

Straight Farmhouse (Garden City)

Wayne Historical Museum

Westland Historic Village Park

Wyandotte Historical Museum

Cultural Museums

Arab American National Museum (Dearborn)

Roush Automotive Collection (Livonia)


Macomb County

Historical Museums

Arsenal of Democracy (Warren)

Clinton Township Historical Village

Cocker House Museum and Gardens  (Mt Clemens)

Edsel and Eleanor Ford House  (Grosse Pointe Shores)

Michigan Military Technical and Historical Society  (Eastpointe)

Michigan Transit Museum  (Mt Clemens)

New Baltimore Historical Museums

Octagon House (Washington)

Romeo Historical Museums

Selfridge Military Air Museum (Harrison Township)

Sparks Pinball Museum and Arcade (Chesterfield Township)

Stahl’s Automotive Museum (Chesterfield Township)

Cultural Museums

Anatomy of Death Museum (Mt Clemens)