Historical Museum

ATTN Berkley Residents/Businesses:
The City has begun its COVID-19 recovery and reopening process for all of its municipal facilities. The reopening process will be a phased approach following the CDC, State & County recommended guidelines. 

Check out the graphic below to see what's happening within the Historical Museum! 

To stay up-to-date with how the City is responding to COVID-19, head to berkleymich.org/coronavirus

Historical Museum Phased Open Approach Visuals

About the Historical Museum
The Berkley Historical Museum is located in the old Fire Hall at City Hall at 3338 Coolidge Highway. 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 Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 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 Jeff Tong at 248.398.2382.


If 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 museum@berkleymich.net.


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