General Information

The Trenton Museum, exterior photoVisit the Historic Victorian style home built in 1881 by John and Sarah Moore. The museum is decorated in the Victorian period and contains information on the history of Trenton and artifacts of the area.

The museum is open every Saturday from 1:00 to 4:00 P.M. except January and August during which time the museum is closed.

In December, the Museum is beautifully decorated for the holiday season. Come and enjoy this special "Victorian Christmas".

If you are interested in special tours, please call (734) 675-2130.

The Trenton Museum is independently run by the Trenton Historical Commission, a city chartered group committed to maintaining the Museum and preserving Trenton history.

The commission is a separate group from the Trenton Historical Society. This website is developed in partnership with the Historical Society as part of our new initative to provide more of Trenton's historical resources online. You can visit the Society's webpage here.

Tour our kitchen!

Kitchen tour of the museumYou can now take a narrated virtual tour of the museum's kitchen, narrarated by longtime museum volunteer Elsie Booth.

Recorded in the summer of 2007, Elsie provides a glimpse into the past with stories and recollections about her past, and the various items displayed in the Trenton Museum's Kitchen.


Trenton Museum Street Sign

306 St. Joseph Street,
Corner of Third St.
Trenton, MI 48183
(734) 675-2130

Get directions via Mapquest®

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Help preserve Trenton history: buy a Puzzle Piece for Preservation. For info call (734) 675-6500






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