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This section includes local history museums, historic houses and other sites of historical significance. Museums focusing on the history of science, technology or industry are listed in the "Science & Technology" section. Museums focusing on natural history are listed in the "Creatures" and/or "Science & Technology" section. The gear icon indicates locations likely to be of greatest interest to steampunks.

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Birmingham, MI, USA

The Birmingham Museum includes the the 1928 Allen House, which features exhibits about local history, as well as the 1822 John West Hunter House. . .

Detroit, MI, USA

The Charles H Wright Museum of African American History holds the world's largest permanent exhibit on African American culture. . .

Dearborn, MI, USA

The Dearborn Historical Museum includes three historic structures. . .

Detroit, MI, USA

The society operates two museums focusing on the history of Detroit. . .

Grosse Pointe Shores, MI, USA

The Edsel and Eleanor Ford House is a mansion that stands on the site known as "Gaukler Point," on the shore of Lake St Clair. . .

Dearborn, MI, USA

Fair Lane was the name of the estate of Ford Motor Company founder Henry Ford and his wife, Clara Ford, in Dearborn, Michigan. . .

Dundee, MI, USA

The Old Mill Museum is a historic structure in Dundee, Michigan. . .

Rochester Hills, MI, USA

Rochester Hills Museum occupies a 16-acre property that includes historic buildings from 1840 through the early 20th century. . .

Tecumseh, MI, USA

This local history museum is housed in the Old Stone Church. . .

Troy, MI, USA

The Troy Historic Village allows visitors to view the lifestyle of those who lived in Troy Township in the 1800s. . .

Ypsilanti, MI, USA

The Ypsilanti Historical Society operates the Ypsilanti Historical Museum and Fletcher-White Archives. . .

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