Detroit Historical Museum opens JL Hudson’s Holiday Exhibit on Thursday
Reminisce about Detroit’s nostalgic past this season, with a trip back in time at the JL Hudson Company.
The Detroit Historical Museum opens its latest exhibit, Hudson’s Holidays, on Thursday.
Founded in 1881, JL Hudson’s was a staple in town for decades. Following a downturn in the mid-1900s, the store closed in 1983, according to the Detroit Historical Society website. Until 1961, the 25-story building was the tallest department store in the world.
This season, Detroiters will be able to see elements of Hudson in contextual exhibits throughout the museum, including holiday-themed toys and decor, fashion and downtown building artifacts.
Through December, the museum will offer free admission on Sundays to showcase Hudson’s Vacation from 1 to 5 p.m. The exhibition will be open until January 30.
The Detroit Historical Museum will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
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