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Museum Hours

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 10am-6pm
  • Thursday: 10am-6pm
  • Friday: 10am-6pm
  • Saturday: 10am-6pm
  • Sunday: 10am-6pm

We are closed on New Years Day, Memorial Day, Easter Sunday, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Years Eve

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Motown Museum is the beating heart of the extraordinary Motown legacy—a destination that brings together people and ideas from different generations, and celebrates the past while simultaneously building a bridge to the future.

About Motown Museum

To ensure our vast collection maintains public visibility, and to keep things fresh for our guests, Motown Museum changes its main gallery exhibit 1-2 times per year. Here is what’s currently showing at our museum.

Current Exhibit

Motown Museum transports you into an era of musical magic. From the moment you step on the plaza, you’ll be immersed in the Motown sound and will experience a profound sense of history.

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Hitsville NEXT Programs

Our uniquely curated community programs emphasize education, entrepreneurship and equity—with experiences, mentoring and exposure that nurtures and elevates tomorrow’s history makers. Museum programs cultivate creativity and entrepreneurship in budding talent, allowing great art, big ideas and innovation to flourish.

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Lyric Project

Ages 14-18 | June 18 – 28

Lyric Project is a two-week workshop that helps students learn about songwriting, music production, and communicating powerful and authentic emotions through music...

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Ignite Summer Camp
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Ignite Summer Camp

9 - 12 Grade | July 9 - 19

Ignite is a two-week program designed for high school-aged singers who want to take their musical talents to the next level...

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Spark Summer Camp

6 – 8 Grade | August 6 - 16

For middle-school students passionate about music, we offer Spark, a day camp that helps students write and perform music together...

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From memorable galas and concert performances, to community celebrations and educational programs, we host a range of special events throughout the year.

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AMPLIFY: The Sound of Detroit Grand Finale

March 16, 2024

Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts

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Private Events

Interested in hosting your own event at Motown?

Facility Rental

Motown Legacy

As an irresistible force of social and cultural change, the legendary Motown portfolio made its mark not just on the music industry, but society at large, with a signature Motown Sound that has become one of the most significant musical accomplishments and stunning success stories of the 20th century.

Discover The Legacy

Like many other African Americans in the early 20th century, Berry Gordy, Sr. and his wife, Bertha Fuller Gordy, came North from Georgia to find a better life for themselves and their family.

Gordy Family

Motown is an extended family of some of the most iconic and influential artists, musicians and songwriters of our time. Brought together by destiny through their love for making music, they found themselves making history.

Motown Artists

The culmination of years of planning, hard work and generous contributions from dedicated donors, the highly anticipated, $50 million Motown Museum expansion project will grow the museum campus to a 50,000-square-foot world-class entertainment and education tourist destination.


Support Motown Museum

When you contribute to the Motown Museum, you become part of a rich musical and cultural legacy. We are a 501(c)(3) not for profit, tax-exempt organization in Detroit.

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Museum Hours

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 10am-6pm
  • Thursday: 10am-6pm
  • Friday: 10am-6pm
  • Saturday: 10am-6pm
  • Sunday: 10am-6pm
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Bonus Tracks

10 - 12 Grade | March 5 - April 4

Program Dates

March 5 - April 4 (Tues. & Thurs.)

Program Time

4PM - 6PM

Grade Range

10th - 12th

Program Location

Hitsville NEXT Campus

Extended Application Deadline

February 29, 2024

Program Details

Bonus Tracks is a FREE after-school program that gives high school students an opportunity to explore exciting career pathways in the music industry. Led by seasoned professionals, our curriculum covers topics like A&R, Marketing, Streaming, and Content Creation. This program is a collaboration between Motown Museum’s Hitsville NEXT and Universal Music Group.

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Program Schedule

March 5 | Bonus Tracks 101/ Motown Immersion

March 7 | How You Move

March 12 |  A&R

March 14 | Publicity & Tour Promo

March 19 | Radio Promo & Markets

March 21 | Video & Content

April 2 | Marketing/ Brand Partnership*

April 4 | Wrap Up and Project Presentations

*Topics are subject to change

Please note that there are NO classes on
March 26 and March 29 due to Spring Break.


  • Be a student in 10th through 12th grade at a Metro Detroit High School
  • Posses a strong interest in learning the business of music
  • Have a satisfactory academic and behavioral standing
  • Previous internship experience is a plus, but not required

$25,000 Scholarship

A $25,000 scholarship will be awarded to one (1) college-bound student who best exemplifies the program’s mission and meet the following requirements:

  • Completes satisfactory fulfillment of the Bonus Track program objectives
  • Demonstrates evidence of community leadership–in and out of the classroom
  • Has a strong commitment to academic excellence
  • On-time completion and presentation of Bonus Tracks capstone project

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