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The Michigan History Center includes the Archives of Michigan and the Michigan History Museum, the flagship of our 12-site Michigan History Museum System. Located in downtown Lansing, the museum features more than 25 galleries of permanent exhibits, special exhibits and a three-story-high topographical map of the state.For Michigan History Center and beyond, use our Lansing travel itinerary planner to get the most from your Lansing vacation.
The Michigan History Center fosters curiosity, enjoyment and inspiration rooted in Michigan's stories. We constantly seek new ways to provide opportunities for experiences that spark curiosity. We are as enthusiastic about the as-yet-untold stories of Michigan as we are about tales of Father Marquette of 19th-century lumberjacks. We are committed to providing opportunities for all people to see themselves as they experience our exhibits, our collections and our programs.
Michigan History Center reviews
There is a lot to see here. Everything from old prehistory up to 1970+. The mining part was very interesting and was an entire floor of information. Very good museum. The $8 price was very fair for.... more
There is a lot to see here. Everything from old prehistory up to 1970+. The mining part was very interesting and was an entire floor of information. Very good museum. The $8 price was very fair for.... more »
What a fun visit. Very well laid out. Parking is free and plentiful. Would recommend visiting on weekend when school groups are not there.
What a fun visit. Very well laid out. Parking is free and plentiful. Would recommend visiting on weekend when school groups are not there. more »
Lots of cool displays and things to look at and touch for the kids to learn about Michigan's history. Was great for all ages. Lots of bathrooms. Place was nice and clean. Cafeteria area available to eat lunch for students coming with schools.
Sundays are best day to visit because it’s free. Highly recommend if you want to see history of state of Michigan. This is great for ages 5-99.
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