Dossin Great Lakes Museum

100 The Strand (at Picnic Way)
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 833-5538
11:00am - 4:00pm
11:00am - 4:00pm


  • Open on to the public on weekends. Touch the anchor of the Edmund Fitzgerald... Climb aboard the wheelhouse of a lake freighter... Enjoy panoramic views of the Detroit River. Free admission!
  • Check out the "Miss Pepsi" speed boat in the front atrium outside the museum.
  • The remodeling has added a lot of great exhibits, including stuff that kids will enjoy. As always, the view from the William Clay Ford wheelhouse is great when a freighter passes by.
  • Nice place with great history and unoque items. Definitely will be visiting again as a family.
  • Very cool place to visit. Staff very friendly and informative. Wonderful view of the river and it's FREE admission
  • I really enjoyed this museum. Very interactive so kids love it. And, it's got great history of Detroit.
  • Come here and support the Detroit Historical Society! Its free, interesting and fun.

Nearby places

Conservatory Dr. (Belle Isle)
900 Inselruhe
Jefferson Ave. (at E Grand Blvd.)