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Doorway to Freedom: The History of the Underground Railroad in Detroit

March 12 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Did you know that Detroit was a center of the abolitionist movement and an important site of the Underground Railroad?

Not only were African Americans leaders in this movement, the fight against slavery is what helped to create the African American community in Detroit! 

Please come and learn on an exciting tour about the people, the events, and the places that were a part of the fight for freedom in Detroit! The Tour Leader is Historian Jamon Jordan with Black Scroll Network History & Tours.

We Meet in the lobby of the Detroit Historical Museum at 6pm. Tour starts promptly at 8pm. 

Suggested Parking – in the museum parking lot – $9

Or, you may park on the street at a meter.

You must also pay admission to the museum or have a membership.

General admission prices to the museum are:

  • $10 for adults

  • $8 for seniors, students, active military and first responders (with valid ID)

  • $6 for children

  • $35 for a household (up to 6 adults and children with the same address)

  • FREE for Detroit Historical Society members & children under 6 years old

A Detroiter membership is available at no cost for residents of Detroit, Hamtramck and Highland Park. Learn more and activate online at

The price of the tour is $15.


Detroit Historical Museum
5401 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202 United States
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