Michigan Library and Historical Center

702 W. Kalamazoo St.
Lansing, MI 48915- Map It
(517) 373-3559

AAA Editor Notes

Michigan Library and Historical Center is at 702 W. Kalamazoo St. The museum has displays about state history from prehistoric times to the late 20th century. Twenty-six permanent galleries and a temporary exhibit area feature a three-story relief map; a re-created, walk-through copper mine; a one-room schoolhouse; a 1920s street scene; and a large diorama. The center also houses the state library and archives. Note: The exhibit about Michigan history prior to the arrival of Europeans will be changed mid-2016, with portions closed to the public temporarily; most of the work will occur June 15-Sept. 15.
Museum $6; $4 (ages 65+); $2 (ages 6-17); free (Sun.).
Hours: Museum open Mon.-Fri. 9-4:30, Sat. 10-4, Sun. 1-5. Library open Mon.-Fri. 10-5, second Sat. of the month 10-4. Archives open Mon.-Fri. 1-5, Sat. 10-4. Closed major holidays and Dec. 22-Christmas Eve.