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Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, & Sunday: 1-4 p.m.
*Closed most holidays, including Christmas and New Year's Day.

Admission Fee

Admission is free for members of the Friends of the Plymouth Historical Museum. Membership Information. Tour groups can be accommodated; please call 734-455-8940 for a reservation.
Adults $5
Students $2 (6-17)
No admission fee is charged for access to the Museum Store only.


The Museum is located at 155 S. Main Street, just north of downtown Plymouth, Michigan. 


The Friends of the Plymouth Historical Museum (a.k.a. Plymouth Historical Society) was organized in 1948 with 52 original members. The Plymouth Historical Museum opened its doors to the public on 14 February 1976; an addition was completed in 2001. The Museum is housed in a beautiful, 26,000-square-foot building, donated to the Society by Miss Margaret Dunning in memory of her parents.
Please note that the Plymouth Historical Museum is privately funded and receives no government support. The small admission fee charged helps us keep our doors open. Privately Funded; Publicly Enjoyed...

Mission Statement

The Friends of the Plymouth Historical Museum, formally the Plymouth Historical Society, is a privately funded membership organization dedicated to preserving, teaching, and presenting history through the operation and support of the Plymouth Historical Museum.


To be recognized as a premier provider of innovative, historical, and educational opportunities for the region.

Core Values

  • Accessible to all
  • Historical accuracy
  • Integrity and honesty
  • Preserving and presenting history
  • Stewards of history
  • A part of the community
  • Inclusive and diverse
  • Educational
  • Technological
  • We value our volunteers, benefactors and staff
  • Respect for our collection
  • Prudent use of our environment
  • Creation of a legacy
  • Fiscal integrity
  • Transparent/openness

Board of Directors, 2014-2015

Pam Yockey, President
Sally Fedus, Vice President
Margaret Harris, Secretary
Jim Burroughs, Treasurer
Jeff Ashton, Director
Margaret Dunning, Director
Wes Graff, Director
Dan Packer, Director
Mike Pappas, Director
Aaron Frank, Director
Jim Vermeulen, Director

Policy Regarding Political Campaigns

The Friends of the Plymouth Historical Museum expressly prohibits the following actions by the organization at any time or place, by any party on organization property or by any party present at or participating in any organization functions: (i) endorsing or opposing, either directly or indirectly, any candidate for political office; (ii) donating or contributing to a candidate’s campaign; (iii) participating or engaging in political fundraising events or otherwise soliciting contributions to a candidate’s campaign; (iv) distributing statements for or against a particular candidate; or, (v) engaging in any other activity that may favor or oppose a candidate.