Detroit Historical Museum


The Detroit Historical Museum is located in Detroit’s Midtown Cultural Center and is home to the Streets of Old Detroit, America’s Motor City and many other exhibits sure to entertain and inspire your party guests.

With several private spaces and the option to setup throughout the entire museum, the Detroit Historical Museum is an outstanding location for parties of up to 1,000 guests!

We’ve installed new galleries, enhanced our signature exhibits, and upgraded the museum’s private-event spaces. Host an event in any of our new spaces!

Vendor Profile - Dontez Bass

Dontez Bass


All food items must be provided by one of our approved caterers or an approved food truck. There are occasionally some exceptions made due to religious dietary restrictions. In the case when an exception is made, the caterer must sign the non-exclusive caterer’s waiver and be a licensed business able to comply with Detroit Historical Society event operations and insurance requirements. Additionally, the client must pay an additional $500 deposit, which is refundable dependent on the client’s chosen caterer fulfilling all the obligations set forth in the non-exclusive caterer’s waiver.
All events requiring valet service must use our city approved valet vendor. Valet services are booked by Detroit Historical Society staff. If you event requires valet please contact the person listed below. Contact: Dontez Bass, Event Manager Phone: 313.833.1808 Email:
We do NOT allow … Napkins, nails, tape or staples are not permitted on the walls, ceilings or floors of the Museums. The use of flammable materials and candles are not permitted (LED candles are allowed). Glitter and confetti are prohibited. Lighting cannot be moved or altered in any space.



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