Detroit Historical Museum Adds Admission Fee for First Time in 7 Years

October 28, 2019, 8:02 AM

The Detroit Historical Museum in midtown Detroit resumes a paid admission policy Fridayt for the first time in seven years.

The fee is a way to help offset budget deficits, The Detroit News reports.

Executive director and CEO Elana Rugh says the Woodward Avenue attraction in Midtown lost $297,000 in 2018. Its annual operating budget is currently about $4.5 million.

Here's what it'll cost to see exhibits:

  • $10 for adults
  • $8 for seniors, students, active military and first responders with ID
  • $6 for children age 6 and older
  • $35 for a household (up to six adults and children with the same address)
  • Admission remains free for children under 6 and Detroit Historical Society members 

Read more:  Detroit News

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