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Troy Historic Village, Troy
(4.3/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web)
The Troy Historic Village includes ten historic structures in a charming five-acre complex located in the heart of Troy, Michigan. Here visitors of all ages can explore Michigan history by witnessing and sharing the lifestyles of the pioneers who established homes and farms in rural Troy Township during the 1800's. The carefully restored and fully furnished buildings include:

• A log cabin (1840)

• A Greek revival home (1865)

• A brick one-room school (1877)

• Print shop

• Wagon shop

• Town hall (1900)

• A general store (1918)

• A turn-of the-century church and parsonage

Visitors may also explore the exhibit gallery and gift shop located in the main museum building.

The Troy Historic Village serves the counties of Oakland, Wayne, and Macomb, providing a memorable and interactive museum experience for all vistors. Offering a wide variety of activities for children and a diverse range of lectures and events for adults, the Village aims to enhance appreciation of history while using Troy’s rich and evolving story as a backdrop.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • While on the small side for historical villages, it's nicely done and the staff, though minimal, was great. The tour is pretty much self guided. Photography is allowed and with not many folks there, i...  more »
  • We have been here multiple times for their Girl Scout programs. They are really great and the kids always have fun. We get to roam the village and it is cool checking out all the old buildings. 
  • If you are anywhere near the Troy area, be sure to visit this one of a kind village that also plays such a vital role in modern community creating, especially their monthly Constitution Cafe 
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  • Quaint and comfortable to visit. Troy has done a reasonably good job of preserving historical landmarks from yesteryears. Go if you have a chance and if its open (abbreviated visiting times). A friend of ours had her wedding in the simple Troy Chapel and had her reception catered on the grounds of the site. Good time and great atmosphere.
  • Went on a 1st grade field trip. School teacher got way into the role. Interesting place.
  • Beautifully maintained historic properties from early Troy history.
  • Nice historic location and buildings to walk into. There's a Michigan historic marker around the entrance and 3 more on Livernois with-in 1/2 mile of one another.
  • A nice small outdoor museum good for families. It's too small for an all-day visit, but it's interesting for an hour or two.