Give the gift of a Metro Detroit museum membership this holiday
Dearborn Historical Museum (Dearborn): The Dearborn Historical Museum preserves uniquely Dearborn stories and interprets the evolution of the Dearborn area from human settlement to the present as a means of improving our diverse community. Detroit Historical Society (Detroit): A Detroit Historical Society membership is your ticket to Detroit’s past, present and future. Ferndale Historical Society (Ferndale): Members of the Ferndale Historical Society receive the quarterly ‘Crow’s Nest’ newsletter, access to past issues, and access to online member resources. Hamtramck Historical Museum (Hamtramck): The Hamtramck Historical Museum is designed to be more than just a repository and display venue for historical items. Yankee Air Museum (Belleville): Become a member of Yankee Air Museum today and receive FREE tickets to the Thunder Over Michigan Air Show and other Museum events, admission to over 300 Association of Science-Technology Centers, discounts on Air Adventures, and much more.
Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes exhibit opens at Henry Ford Museum
The Henry Ford in Dearborn has just opened a new exhibit on the Marvel Universe and comic book history. He said on the way here today, its gonna be the best day of his life, father Avery Kobatch said. The exhibit offers 80 years of Marvel history, including things like original artwork, movie set designs and academy award winning costumes. Everyone who visits the exhibit is expected to wear a mask and there are sanitizing stations available. The Henry Ford recommends buying tickets online before visiting because of the capacity restrictions.
Visiting museums online
Visiting museums online Museums have always been a way to escape the pressures of daily life. Yet, just when we really need them, they're closed … except, thank goodness, on the internet. Rita Braver visits some of the arts institutions whose virtual doors are open for exhibitions and artistic exploration.cbsnews.com
Most quirky, offbeat museums in the U.S.
Americans make about 850 million museum visits every year, more than all major league sports and theme parks combined. The United States has about 17,500 museums, large and small, famous and obscure. Some are a bit quirky. CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to guide us through America’s most offbeat museums.cbsnews.com