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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 $7
Students $3 (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. 

Weldon Petz Abraham Lincoln Exhibit

Lincoln Exhibit - Plymouth Historical Museum - petz
Opened in 2002, the Abraham Lincoln Exhibit at the Plymouth Historical Museum is a result of the lifetime collection amassed by Dr. Weldon Petz. Classes and tours are available by trained Museum guides and teachers.


  • Artifacts from Lincoln's youth
  • Rare book belonging to Lincoln as a boy
  • Rare family genealogy and photographs
  • Handwritten legal documents and law books
  • Life mask of Lincoln made in 1860
  • Civil War art
  • Lock of Lincoln's hair
  • Artifacts from the Lincoln assassination
  • Lincoln & Hamlin presidential campaign banner that hung on the Starkweather home in Plymouth in 1860
  • Lincoln archives containing more than 1,200 books, photographs, and clip files