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The Freer House (1892) is ranked as one of the most important historic buildings in Michigan. Its fine architectural detail and rich cultural history are both locally and internationally significant. The Freer House membership organization works to preserve this landmark through public events, tours and fundraising for restoration

The Freer House is also recognized for its role in child and family development, as it is home to the faculty and staff of the renowned Merrill Palmer Skilman Institute (MPSI) since 1920.​ MPSI is committed to preserving and restoring the Freer House as a treasure in American art and architecture and honoring Mr. Freer's unique role in America's cultural history.

Click HERE to take a virtual tour of the Main Hall of the Freer House! Our sincere thanks to John Boros and Flythroo for producing this 3D tour!

Want to take another viritual tour? Click HERE to take a virtual tour of the historic and beautiful Peacock Room and to learn about the history of the room and Charles Lang Freer. 

Freer scholar, Freer House Board Member, and longtime friend to the Freer House, Dr. Thomas W. Brunk sadly passed away in late 2018. Click HERE to read more about this esteemed scholar and the vital role he played in both documenting and helping to preserve the historic Freer House.

For membership information, contact Rose Foster at rmfoster@wayne.edu or 313-664-2509.