The Berkley Historical Museum is located in the old Fire Hall at City Hall. The original Fire Hall was dedicated on March 10, 1928 and received designation as a Historic Site from the State of Michigan in 1988.
The museum was established in 1993 and is administered by the Berkley Historical Committee. The museum displays memorabilia from the City archives and items contributed by local residents. Every year at Christmas, the museum features a holiday themed display.
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Hours & Tours
We invite you to visit the historical museum during our set hours, or by appointment:
- Open Sundays, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (except holidays)
- Other hours are available by appointment.
- School groups are invited to tour the museum on an appointment basis
The museum can be reached at (248) 658-3335. For more information about the museum or Historical Committee, please contact Carol Ring at (248) 547-1357.
HIf you have any questions about the museum or Berkley history in general, the Historical Committee will be happy to answer them for you. Please contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Historical Museum mugs are available for purchase for only $10 at the museum or the Berkley Public Library. The mug features the historic Berkley Theatre Marquee and downtown 12 Mile in 1948.
Proceeds benefit the Berkley Historical Committee.