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Hours and Location
Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (now until April 25)
1150 Beal Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113 U.S.A.
History of U-M Website
A doorway to the University’s past has been opened with the launch of a new history portal that leads to stories, exhibits, videos, and more. The Bentley Historical Library is pleased to share this essential resource for exploring Michigan’s impact throughout the centuries.
Sandwiched between Michigan’s Upper and Lower Peninsulas is a legendary hotel with more than 130 years of memorable moments. The Bentley Historical Library has partnered with the Grand Hotel to digitize, conserve, and preserve thousands of photos from the hotel’s history. Enjoy this slideshow of some of our favorite snapshots.