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Monroe County Museum


126 South Monroe Street
Monroe, Michigan 48161
Museum: 734.240.7780
Archives: 734.240.7794

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Mission Statement
At the Monroe County Museum, 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.

2019 Gallery Hours

Sundays - 12 pm to 5 pm
Mondays through Saturdays - 10 am to 5 pm

2019 Museum Archives Hours
**Appointments are always recommended. Please call 734.240.7794 to schedule.**
Tuesdays through Saturdays: 1 pm to 5 pm
All other times by appointment.

2019 Territorial Park on the River Raisin Hours
Grounds: Open Year Round.
Structures: To be announced.

2019 Suggested Admission for All Sites
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, 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.

2019 Spirit of Service Awards
The 2019 Spirit of Service Awards application is now available. Click HERE to download a fillable application.

Historical Projects Fund Application
The 2019 Historical Projects Fund Application is now available. Click HERE to download a fillable application.

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