Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History 

History and heritage

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

Experience a Jewel in the Heart of Detroit’s Cultural Center The Charles H. Wright Museum envisions a world in which the adversity and achievement of African American history inspires everyone toward greater understanding, acceptance and unity. With more than 35,000 artifacts and archival materials, the Wright Museum is home to a number of special collections and rotating exhibits, as well as the highly acclaimed And Still We Rise permanent exhibit.

Type of attraction: Museum, Historic Site, Gift Shop

Group Rates Available: Adults $23, Chikdren/Seniors $17
Cost will change 9/16/2023
​Special Rates: N/A
Drivers Rate: Free

Bus Parking: Meter parking $1 per hour

Seasonal Hours: Monday and Tuesday – Closed, Wednesday – 9AM to 5PM. Thursday – 9AM to 7PM. Friday – 9AM to 5PM. Saturday – 9AM to 5PM. Sunday – 9AM to 5PM

Closed: New Year Eve, New Years day, President day, Memorial Day, Juneteeth, July 4th, Labor day, Indigenous Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving and day after. Christmas Eve, Christmas Day.

Deposit/Payment/Cancellation Policy: Please contact us for details.

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

315 E Warren Ave
Detroit, MI 48201
Phone: 313-494-5864
Fax: 313-832-8195