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National Automotive History Collection

The National Automotive History Collection is regarded as the nation's premier public automotive archive documenting the history and development of the automobile and other wheeled land transportation. Access to the NAHC is by appointment only and should be made several days in advance.  To schedule an appointment please email nahc@detroitpubliclibrary.org or leave a voice mail at (313) 481-1862.

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MondayClosed
TuesdayBy Appointment
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ThursdayBy Appointment
FridayClosed
SaturdayBy Appointment
SundayClosed

History on wheels

Our holdings include:

  • Photographs
  • Books
  • Manuscripts
  • Service manuals
  • Journals

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