126 South Monroe Street
Monroe, Michigan 48161
2018 Gallery Hours
Sundays - 12 pm to 5 pm
Mondays through Saturdays - 10 am to 5 pm
2018 Museum Archives Hours
**Appointments are always recommended. Please call 734.240.7794 to schedule.**
Sundays and Mondays: By appointment.
Tuesdays through Saturdays: 1 pm to 5 pm
All other times by appointment.
2018 Territorial Park on the River Raisin Hours
Grounds: Open Year Round.
Buildings (June through September): TBA
Monroe County, Michigan Residents: Free (Donations Accepted).
Non-Residents: Suggested donation of $5 per adult, $3.00 per child/student (5 yrs-17). Under 5 years FREE.
About the Monroe County Museum System
The Monroe County Museum is a department of the County of Monroe, Michigan. We manage the County Museum located in downtown Monroe, Michigan and the 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. 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 second 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.
Spirit of Service Award Application
New for 2018. Nominations are now being taken for the Monroe County Historical Commission's Spirit of Service Awards for youth(s) or adult(s) who have made a contribution or impact on Monroe County in the field of history. Examples would be teachers, educators, and volunteers at the museum. Information on the award and application can be found here: Application. Nominations are due at the museum by March 15, 2018. The awards night will be on April 19, 2018. Current historical commissioners or staff are not eligible; contact the museum for more questions. Paper forms are also available at the Monroe County Museum's front desk.
Historical Projects Fund Application
The 2018 Historical Projects Fund Application is now available. Click HERE to download.
Interested in becoming a volunteer for the Monroe County Historical Museum? Click HERE for an application.