AAA Editor Notes
The Birmingham Museum, 556 W. Maple Rd. at jct. Southfield Rd., features a period-furnished mid-19th-century historic house and a second house for changing museum exhibits in a beautifully landscaped park. Guided tours of the 1822 John West Hunter House, the oldest house in Birmingham, reveal furnishings representative of the 1820s-80s. Visitors can tour the exhibits at the 1928 Allen House next door on their own. This house belonged to the city's first mayor and showcases a 1920s kitchen and a 1929 Flint Faience storybook tile fireplace in addition to other displays about Birmingham history.

Guided tours are available.

Admission
$7; $5 (ages 5-18 and 65+).
Parking
Free 2-hour parking is offered at the Chester Street parking deck across the street from the museum.
Hours
Wed.-Sat. 1-4 (also second Thurs. of the month 4-8). Closed major holidays. Allow 30 minutes minimum.
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