The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History is located in the heart of Midtown Detroit's Cultural Center at 315 East Warren Avenue at Brush Street. The museum is located next to the Michigan Science Center and within one block of the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA).
Tuesday - Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday: 1 pm - 5 pm
February ONLY: Monday: 9 am - 5 pm during Black History Month
PLEASE NOTE: The Museum is OPEN on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day from 9 am - 7 pm!
Adults (13 - 61) $8
Adults (62+) $5
Youth (3 -12) $5
Members and children under 3 are admitted free.
*For guided tour information, please contact the museum at (313) 494-5808.
The museum is accessible to visitors with disabilities. Elevators and ramps serve all public areas. A limited number of wheel chairs are available. All of our exhibits can accommodate strollers.
The following amenities are available to help make your museum visit more enjoyable:
An ATM is located on the lower level to your left after exiting the elevator.
Lockers & Coat Racks
Lockers are available for 50 cents each on the lower level. Complimentary coat racks are available in the front entrance on the main level.
You are welcome to rest and relax in our café. The museum does not offer a full service restaurant; however, grab and go sandwiches, fruit, and cold beverages can be purchased from our vending machines, and you are welcome to bring your own lunch.
Buses may drop off students at the Warren entrance, park along Warren Avenue, John R Street, or Farnsworth Avenue. Lighted, affordable and secure parking is available behind the museum at the Cultural Center parking lot. Enter from John R Street, a one-way street heading south. PLEASE NOTE: metered parking on Warren and Farnsworth is now being enforced until 10 pm Monday through Saturday. There is free parking on Brush Street, and the Cultural Center parking lot is $5 before 4 pm and $3 afterwards.