Governor Warner Mansion: A historic house museum, dating from 1867, that interprets the era when Farmington resident Fred Warner was governor of Michigan (1905-1911).

  • Follow the Governor Warner Mansion on Facebook.
  • Visit their website.
  • Location: 33805 Grand River, just west of downtown Farmington.
  • Hours: 1-5 pm on Wednesdays and the first Sunday of the month, April through December. $3/adults and $1/youth.


Heritage & History Center: A museum and archives of Farmington history, run cooperatively by the City of Farmington Hills and the nonprofit historicorporation Pastways, Inc.

  • Follow the Heritage & History Center on Facebook.
  • Visit their website.
  • Location: Heritage Park (24725 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills).
  • Hours: By appointment (email Brian Golden at

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Heritage Room: A collection of books, newspapers, photographs, records, directories, documents, diaries, yearbooks, and more–many accessible online–chronicling Farmington since its founding in 1824.

  • Visit the Heritage Room’s website.
  • Location: Farmington Community Library (32737 W. Twelve Mile, Farmington Hills).
  • Hours: Open during regular library hours (9 am-9 pm Monday-Thursday, 10am-6pm Friday-Saturday, 1 pm-5 pm Sunday).