Monroe County Museum System

Mission Statement

At the Monroe County Museum System, we fuel and cultivate our visitors' curiosity through the exploration of Monroe County's rich and varied stories, joining together to unearth meaning and illuminate relevant connections between the past, present, and future.


The Monroe County Museum System is a department of the County of Monroe, Michigan. We manage:

With the Vietnam Veterans of America Post 142, we operate the Vietnam Veterans Museum located in Heck Park in Monroe, Michigan.

Board of Trustee meetings are open to the public and are usually held on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 pm.

2023 Monroe County Museum System Historical Projects Fund

The 2023 Historical Projects Fund application is now available. Deadline to apply is July 15, 2023. Application deadline extended to July 26, 2023. Click this link for a fillable PDF.

2023 Monroe County Museum System Spirit of Service Awards

The 2023 Spirit of Service Awards application is now available. The deadline for nominations is September 30, 2023. Click this link for a fillable PDF.