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An exhibit of farming life in early 20th century Michigan. This display shows a barn with a sign that says Michigan State Fair 1929


About the Michigan History Museum

The flagship of the Michigan History Museum System, the Michigan History Museum offers you Michigan's rich past, from the time of the state's earliest peoples to the late 20th century. The museum's five floors provide a walk through time, beginning with Michigan's first people's, the Anishinaabe, and ending in the mid-20th century. Yearly special exhibitions provide a deeper look at Michigan history topics.

Download a map of the museum including each of the five floors and permanent exhibits.

Take a virtual tour

Take a virtual tour of the museum, courtesy of Able Eyes.

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