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Monroe County Museums


126 South Monroe Street, Monroe, Michigan 48161
Phone (734) 240-7780 Fax (734) 240-7788
Email history@monroemi.org

Gallery Hours

Monday through Saturday - 11 am to 5 pm; open until 7 pm on Thursdays.
Sundays - 12 pm to 5 pm.

Research Room Hours
Currently by appointment. Call 734.240.7794 to set up a time.

Monroe County, Michigan Residents: Free (Donations Accepted).
Non-Residents: Suggested donation of $5 per adult, $2.50 per child/student (5 yrs-17). Under 5 years FREE.
Free to all for the month of December!

About the Monroe County Museums
The Monroe County Museums are a department of the County of Monroe, Michigan. We manage the County Museum located in downtown Monroe, Michigan; Territorial Park on the River Raisin in Frenchtown and Rainsinville Townships which includes the 1789 Navarre-Anderson Trading Post, 1810 Navarre-Morris Kitchen, 1864 Replica French-Canadian Barn and Bake Oven and the 1864 Papermill School; our 1859 Eby Log House is located at the County Fairgrounds. With the Vietnam Veterans of America Post 142, we assist in the operations of the Vietnam Veterans Museum located in Heck Park in Monroe, Michigan.

For a full staff list or our current Historical Commissioners, look to the Directory. The Commission meetings are open to the public and are usually the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Check the Calendar for any changes to this schedule such as change of venue, or meeting cancellation and our scheduled events and programs for all ages.

PLEASE NOTE: The December Historical Commission meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, December 14th at the same time, 7 p.m.

Holiday Closures
The Monroe County Historical Museum, Papermill School (Martha Barker Country Store museum), and Territorial Park are closed for the following holidays in 2016:
Extended Christmas holiday, December 23rd through 26th; and New Year's holiday, December 30th & 31st (and January 1-2nd, 2017.)

Volunteer Application
Interested in becoming a volunteer for the Monroe County Historical Museum? Click HERE for an application.