Monroe County Historical Museum & The George A. Custer Exhibits

Entrance to Museum

Entrance to Museum

This imposing Georgian style public building was built as a post office in 1910, on the site of General and Mrs. Custer's home. Open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, all year long

Photo courtesy of Monroe County Historical Museum

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Located in the heart of downtown Monroe in a ca. 1911 Georgian Post Office building, on the site of General and Mrs. Custer's original home, this county museum houses one of the largest collections of 18th & 19th century artifacts relating to Southeast Michigan. Exhibits include Native American Woodland culture, Early French-Canadian settlers, Victoriana, the Civil War and Monroe County's veterans, maps, waterways, seasonal displays and many materials from local history, and the life and family of Gen. George Armstrong & Libbie Custer. Limited free parking; street and nearby lot metered parking. 2016 hours: Open Monday through Saturday 11 to 5 pm and Sunday 12 noon to 5 pm. Open late on Thursdays to 7:00 pm. Closed county & national holidays. Suggested admission donation for out of county visitors is $5 per adult, $2.50 per student child, under 5 years are always free. Also worth a trip to Monroe is the Museum's extensive Archives, a research facility for historical and genealogical Monroe County information. NOTE: the genealogical and historical Archives is open by appointment only- please call to schedule your visit to avoid any disappointment. Thank you.

Location of Monroe County Historical Museum & The George A. Custer Exhibits

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Monroe County Historical Museum & The George A. Custer Exhibits Events

Evening With Trois Buffons - Monroe

Date: 09/29/16

French Movie Night - Monroe

Date: 09/30/16

Custer Week, 2016 - Monroe

Date: 10/06/16

Special Event for Custer Week - Monroe

Date: 10/08/16

Take Me Out to the Ballgame - Monroe

Date: 04/19/16 - 10/29/16

The Art of the Hunt- Water Fowling on the Lake - Monroe

Date: 02/10/16 - 09/30/16