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OUR COLLECTIONS

The Michigan Heroes Museum seeks to Honor, Respect, and Remember all Michigan veterans by telling the stories of over 900 servicemen and women year-round. Our museum hosts more medals of honor than any other museum or institution in the United States.

Use the map below to discover the stories of our Michigan veterans. You can search the map, switch to list view, or click on the logo to navigate our menu or veterans from select wars.

 The Michigan Heroes Museum seeks to Honor, Respect, and Remember all Michigan veterans by telling the stories of over 900 servicemen and women year-round. In our display rotation we feature:

Distinguished Citizens​

  •      Gov. Fred W. Green (1927 - 1931) – US Army - Spanish American War

  •      Gov. Wilbur M. Brucker (1931 - 1932) – US Army - Spanish American War and WWI

  •      Gov. G. Mennen "Soapy" Williams (1949-1961) – US Navy - WWII

  •      Gov. John Swainson (1961 - 1963) – US Army - WWII

  •      Gov. William Milliken (1969 - 1983) – US Air Corps - WWII

  •      Speaker of the House Lew Dodak - US Army - Vietnam

Our galleries contain Michigan's service members who fought in:

  •      Civil War

  •      Spanish American War

  •      Russia - during The WWI Polar Bear Expedition (1918-1919)

  •      WWI & WWII

  •      Korea

  •      Vietnam

  •      Operation Desert Storm

  •      Current Global War on Terror

    •      Operation Enduring Freedom - Afghanistan 

    •      Operation Iraqi Freedom - Iraq

We also have 3 permanent galleries dedicated to:

  • Michigan's Astronauts & Space Pioneers

  • Our Nation's Service Cross Recipients

    • Distinguished Service Cross - Army​ Soldiers

    • Navy Cross - Sailors and Marines

    • Air Force Cross - USAF Personnel

  • Medal of Honor Recipients - The nation's largest collection of Medals of Honor 

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