DGLM Admissions

Purchase tickets in advance to visit the
Dossin Great Lakes Museum!
Tickets are valid for any entry time during public open hours. 
Plan Your Visit
The Dossin Great Lakes Museum is open Friday through Sunday from 10am to 5pm. With increased visitation to Belle Isle during the summer months, please keep in mind that traffic on the island can be limited. Please plan accordingly.
Please visit our website for additional information that can help you prepare for your visit.
Doing our part, six feet apart!
In an ongoing effort to assist the community in preventing the spread of COVID-19, the Detroit Historical Society (DHS) has implemented a number of enhanced safety measures:
• Advanced ticket purchase is encouraged. Walk-ins are also welcome.
• Visitors are encouraged to sanitize their hands frequently during their visit.
Please do not visit us if you feel ill or have symptoms of respiratory illness.
Looking to do research or access our digital collections?
Contact our collections team at 313.297.8391.
The Detroit Historical Society is constantly working behind the scenes to repair and maintain its immense collection of Detroit’s artifacts, including our world-class collection of more than 200 Great Lakes ship models. Admission fees for Maritime Miniatures: The Art of the Ship Model go directly to support the conservation and continued care of these models. 
Use Code SOSModels at check out to receive a discount on 5 or more tickets.