General Info


General Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The Museum Office is closed on holidays, in accordance with other city offices.

The Wyandotte Museum is dedicated to inspiring and fostering public awareness, interest, understanding and appreciation of the unique history of the city of Wyandotte and its relationship to the Downriver region. The Museum preserves our mutual heritage through its historic buildings, collections, archives, publications, exhibits, programs and special events using our shared past as a foundation of the future.

The Wyandotte Museum serves primarily to house the hallowed history of our city. The Campus offers tours of the Ford-MacNichol Home, houses archives, makes research materials available to the public, generates education outreach programming, and offers a year round myriad of special programs appealing to a wide audience range.

Contact

Jesse Rose, Museum Director
2624 Biddle Avenue
Wyandotte, Michigan 48192
Phone: 734.324.7284
Fax: 734.324.7283
Email: museum@wyan.org 

Events
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Museum Tours

 The Wyandotte Museum is open for tours from March thourgh October and in December. Tour hours are Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm (last tour begins at 4:30 pm). Group tours may be arranged by contacting Museum Staff. More information about tours can be found here.  

 Weddings & Special Occasions

Take a moment back in time. The beautiful Victorian Ford-MacNichol Home is perfect for small weddings and other special occasions.

Lectures & Presentations

The historic Marx Home is a community space wherein groups can meet using the first floor of the building for presentations and gatherings.

Picnics & Parties

Families celebrating birthdays, graduations, reunions, and other festive events we have available the Old Timers Log Cabin in Bishop Park.

Volunteer

At the Wyandotte Museum, there are a variety of volunteer opportunities to choose from; there’s something for everyone!

Those interested in a behind-the-scenes view of the museum may enjoy Collections Care, as they assist staff with the care and inventory of our archives and 3D collections.  Volunteers in our Docent Program are outgoing people who lead tours of the museum and educate visitors on our unique heritage.  Additionally, those who volunteer at our special events and programs engage the public through a range of fundraisers throughout the year.  A more detailed list of volunteer opportunities can be found in our forms section. 

Volunteers can work both regular schedules and occasional hours.  Contact Museum Staff and we can discuss your interests and our needs.  We are  excited to work with you to care for and promote the Wyandotte Museum!

Research 

The public has the ability to utilize Museums archives for research purposes.  The form for making a research request can be found here, and should be submitted either via email to Museum staff at museum@wyan.org, or by dropping it off at the Burns Home, 2624 Biddle Ave.  Fees may apply for copies of documents.  See the FAQ for more information.  Please allow up to two weeks for completion of research.

Forms

Many of our rental agreements and applications can be found here in the Museum forms section.