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MUSEUM HOURS: Wednesday - Saturday, Noon - 4 pm and the 1st Sunday of each month, 2 - 4 pm. Closed all holidays.
We will be closed Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 5 for Independence Day Weekend. Sorry for any inconvenience. 

NOTE: Our street name was changed from Main Street to Malcolm X Street. Please be aware that not all online mapping programs or GPS navigators have made this update.

Grace Lee Boggs Turns 100!
Friday, June 26, 6-10 pm


Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
315 E Warren Ave, Detroit

Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame Inductee, Grace Lee Boggs is turning 100 this month! Wherever you are in the world, be sure to help us wish Grace a happy 100th birthday and join us as we celebrate her life and legacy! Visit for more info.

“A Labor of Love: Flora Hommel’s Life and Work”

Thursday, July 30, 5 pm


Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor History and Urban Affairs
Wayne State University
5401 Cass Ave, Detroit

Join us for a celebration of the life and work of Floral Hommel (1928-2015). Flora was a pioneer for painless childbirth and longtime civil rights activist, who was inducted into the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame in 1994.

Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame Awards Dinner & Induction Ceremony
Thursday, October 29, 5 pm

Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center
219 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing

Stay tuned as we will be announcing our 2015 Michigan Women's Hall of Fame Honorees next month as well as providing sponsorship and advertising opportunities and information on how to reserve your ticket!


The Michigan Women's Hall of Fame WOMEN'S WALK is where your personalized brick will honor a woman, mark a personal milestone, or preserve a memorable event. Order online now!

The Michigan Women's Hall of Fame Gift Shop

Our gift shop sells unique gifts created by, for, and about women, including novelty gift items, books, DVDs, Fair Trade jewelry, and more!

Our popular Sassy Women's Salsa and Suffragist Series Low-Sugar Preserves (Sojourner Truth Sweet Cherry, Olympia Brown Blueberry, Anna Howard Shaw Strawberry, and Katharine Dexter McCormick Mixed Berry) are $8 each and made in Honor, Michigan by Food For Thought. Gift baskets are also available and can be shipped anywhere in the continental United States. Call our office at 517-484-1880 x203 for more information or to place an order.

We Can Do It! A Celebration of Michigan Women is a 60-minute documentary celebrating the first 25 years of the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame. The DVD features in-depth interviews with some of the top women in Michigan history and highlights some of Michigan’s greatest contemporary women leaders. Founder Gladys Beckwith shares her incredible story and vision for the Michigan Women’s Historical Center and Hall of Fame.  The DVD is $15 and can be shipped anywhere in the country. Call our office at 517-484-1880 x203 to place an order.

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The Michigan Women's Historical Center & Hall of Fame
213 West Malcolm X Street, Lansing Michigan 48933 • Phone: 517-484-1880

Our mission is to inspire and engage adults and children by celebrating Michigan women's history, promoting educational opportunities, and honoring the accomplishments of Michigan women.

Website made possible with support from the Michigan Humanities Council • Website Credits