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Online Exhibits
With Liberty and Justice For All
Learn the trials, tribulations and triumphs of America's fight for freedom from the Declarations of Independence through civil rights.
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Pic of the Month
Each month, our curators choose unique and interesting items from our collection to showcase.
Heroes of the Sky
Learn more about our newest permanent exhibit, Heroes of the Sky. Share the experiences of people’s stories from the first forty years of aviation.
The Rosa Parks Bus
On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks boarded this Montgomery City bus to go home from work. On this bus on that day, she initiated a new era in the American quest for freedom and equality.
Learn the stories behind some of America's greatest innovators including Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and Orville and Wilbur Wright.
Enjoy a trip to the American past from a kid’s eye view.
Detroit Publishing Company: Photographer to the World
The photographers of the Detroit Publishing Company, founded in 1895, brought the world to everyone's living room.
Dymaxion house
Explore R. Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion House - the only surviving prototype of Fuller's vision for mass-produced, affordable housing.
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The Showroom of Automotive History
Features significant automobiles of the American experience.
Your Place in Time: 20th Century America
Take a look back at this past century and our "everday" world. Reminisce with this exhibit spanning five generations.
Digital Dress: The Henry Ford Historic Costume Collection
Herman Miller Consortium Collection

For the Classroom
Interactive modules designed especially for the classroom.

living under enslavement: african americans at the hermitage plantation
Visit the home of an enslaved carpenter from the Hermitage Plantation in Georgia.

the model t road trip
Follow one fictional family's adventures as they shop, buy, drive and plan a vacation in a new Model T.
a colonial family and community
Be a history detective. Investigate the daily lives of the Daggetts, a colonial family from northeastern Connecticut.