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Detroit, Michigan, USA

Attractions in Detroit, Michigan

Amusements

  • Gameworks
    4316 Baldwin Road, Detroit, MI 48326
    AUBURN HILLS
    248-745-9675, Developed with the help of Steven Spielberg, this 34,600 square foot, high tech indoor playland has many features including 225 classic arcade games, state-of-the-art... more info  map

  • GM World
    200 Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI 48265
    DETROIT PROJECTS CENTER
    313-667-7151, This interactive showroom highlights General Motor's contemporary global products and services through its immersive and engaging vignettes. more info  map

  • Laser Quest
    31401 John R. Road, Detroit, MI 48071
    Located in Madison Heights
    248-616-9292, Set in a dark "sci-fi" maze, this laser tag adventure offers a wide variety of game styles that are tailored for your specific needs and interests and include different... more info  map

  • New Detroit Science Center, The
    5020 John R, Detroit, MI 48202
    DOWNTOWN
    313-577-8400, A variety of features are available at this science center including hands-on science projects for children and viewing large format films on Michigan's only IMAX Dome... more info  map

Casinos

  • Greektown Casino - Hotel
    555 East Lafayette Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226
    Located in the Historic Greektown District
    313-223-2999, Property highlights include close to 3,000 slot and video poker machines, live poker, table games, 400 guest rooms and suites, Prism restaurant, Bistro 555, and the... more info  map

  • MGM Grand Detroit Casino
    1300 John C. Lodge, Detroit, MI 48226
    Located in Downtown Detroit
    313-393-7777, MGM Grand Detroit Casino offers over 2,800 of the best slots and such table games as Baccarat, Blackjack, Caribbean Stud Poker, Let It Ride, Pai Gow Poker, Roulette, and Spanish 21. Three on-site dining options are available and entertainment is offered every evening at the Stage Bar. Valet parking is available.  map

  • MotorCity Casino Hotel
    2901 Grand River Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201
    Located at Grand River and the Lodge Freeway
    313-237-7711, Over 70,000 square feet of gaming excitement and entertainment is available at this world class casino that offers a large selection of slot machines and table games. ... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Detroit Second Baptist Church
    441 Monroe Street, Detroit, MI 48226
    DOWNTOWN
    313-961-0920, This church was the state's first African-American church and was an integral stop on the Detroit section of the Underground Railroad during the mid-1800s. Between... more info  map

  • Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
    1100 Lake Shore Road, Detroit, MI 48236
    Located in Grosse Pointe Shores
    313-884-4222, The former private residence of Henry and Clara Ford’s only child Edsel, his wife Eleanor and their children, Henry II, Benson, Josephine and William; this magnificent... more info  map

  • Fisher Mansion
    383 Lenox Street, Detroit, MI 48215
    OFF EAST JEFFERSON
    313-331-6740, This opulent villa-style house was built by Lawrence Fisher, the man who, along with his seven brothers, developed the enclosed auto body that they sold to General... more info  map

  • Fort St. Presbyterian Church
    631 West Fort Street, Detroit, MI 48226
    DOWNTOWN
    313-961-4533, One of Detroit's last examples of Victorian Gothic architecture and one of Michigan's oldest churches, this church is known for its Great Hall, flying buttresses,... more info  map

  • Guardian Building
    500 Griswold Street, Detroit, MI 48226
    GRISWOLD AT CONGRESS
    313-965-2430, Some of the features of this 32 story Art Deco skyscraper including a stunning main lobby, colorful tiles in the Arts and Crafts style, terra cotta colored brick, and... more info  map

  • Henry Ford Estate - Fair Lane
    4901 Evergreen Road, Detroit, MI 48128
    Located in Dearborn
    313-593-5590, A National Historic Landmark on the campus of the University of Michigan - Dearborn, this 56-room, stone mansion was the home of automobile pioneer Henry Ford and his... more info  map

  • Meadow Brook Hall
    Walton Boulevard and South Squirrel Road, Detroit, MI 48309
    OAKLAND UNIVERSITY
    248-370-3140, Built for Matilda Dodge, the widow of John Dodge, this extravagant "castle" was inspired by traditional English Tudor country homes and contains 110 rooms, most of them... more info

  • Moross House
    1460 East Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI 48207
    DOWNTOWN
    313-259-6363, This Federal Row house is the oldest brick home in Detroit with classes and tours available throughout the year.  more info  map

  • Renaissance Center
    400 Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI 48243
    DOWNTOWN
    313-568-5600, Originally built with "Ford" money, this multiple-cylindrical designed building is now the world headquarters of General Motors and is one of the most distinctive aspect... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Detroit Public Library
    5201 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202
    313-833-4042, The Detroit Public Library is among the largest public libraries in the nation, and is the largest library system in the State of Michigan. The Main Library and its 23... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Automotive Hall of Fame
    21400 Oakwood Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48124
    DEARBORN
    313-240-4000, Many highlights are showcased at this exhibition center including entertaining exhibits, a 65 foot mural, a working replica of the world's first gasoline car, and safety... more info  map

  • Black Holocaust Museum
    13535 Livernois Avenue, Detroit, MI 48238
    313-491-0777, A memorial to the millions of African people who were captured, sold, and brutalized during the slave trade, this museum features a collection of photographs, artifacts,... more info  map

  • Charles Wright Museum of African American History
    315 East Warren Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201
    DOWNTOWN
    313-494-5800, Detroit's role in the heritage and culture of African Americans is the focus of this museum that offers an array of exhibits and presentations. more info  map

  • Detroit Historical Museum
    5401 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202
    313-833-1805, Detroit's rich history is the focus of this museum that offers exhibits and programs that depict various historical events including Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac's... more info  map

  • Detroit Institute of Arts, The
    5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202
    Located in Downtown Detroit
    313-833-7900, The fifth largest museum in the nation, The Detroit Institute of Arts was founded in 1885. It features over 100 galleries of art in a wide range of styles, from ancient... more info  map

  • Gospel Music Hall of Fame & Museum
    18301 West McNichols, Detroit, MI 48219
    313-592-0017, Browse through the Hall of Fame and view portraits of significant gospel musicians. Visitors can also learn about the father of gospel, Thomas A. Dorsey, at this... more info  map

  • Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village
    20900 Oakwood Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48124
    Located Greenfield Village in Dearborn
    313-982-6001, America's largest indoor and outdoor museum, this 12-acre museum preserves objects from the past including such world renowned items as Edgar Allen Poe's writing desk, a... more info  map

  • International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit
    111 East Kirby, Detroit, MI 48202
    DOWNTOWN
    313-871-8600, You can view an exclusive international doll collection of more than 2,000 authentic ceremonial cultural dolls at this institute, as well as participate in ethnic... more info  map

  • Motorsports Museum & Hall of Fame
    43700 Expo Center Drive, Detroit, MI 48376
    NOVI
    248-349-7223, A unique museum that features exhibits on all forms of motor sports including racecars, boats, and trucks, plus exhibits the innovative individuals who created them. more info  map

  • Motown Historical Museum
    2648 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48208
    Located in Downtown Detroit
    313-875-2264, Founded in 1985, by Esther Gordy Edwards, the Motown Historical Museum's mission is "to preserve the legacy of Motown Record Corporation and to educate and motivate... more info  map

  • Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD)
    4454 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201
    313-832-6622, The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit is a non-collecting institution which exhibits contemporary art and hosts several musical, literary, and artistic events... more info  map

  • Pewabic Pottery
    10125 East Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI 48214
    Located 3 Miles from Renaissance Center
    313-822-0954, Michigan's only historic pottery, this National Historic Landmark was first developed in 1903 by Mary Chase Perry Stratton and is now a non-profit ceramic art education... more info  map

  • Tuskegee Airmen National Museum
    6325 West Jefferson, Detroit, MI 48209
    313-843-8849, This museum features an array of photographs and memorabilia that depict the African American airmen's involvement during World War II. They are open from the first of... more info  map

  • Walter P. Chrysler Museum
    One Chrysler Drive, Detroit, MI 48326
    AUBURN HILLS
    248-944-0460, The history of Chrysler is showcased at this interactive museum that includes videos, interactive displays, a recreated 1930's showroom, and an exhibition space with a... more info

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory
    Inselrume and Central Avenue, Detroit, MI 48207
    BELLE ISLE
    313-852-4065, This conservatory was designed by the famous architect Albert Kahn and features permanent displays of rare flora as well as one of the largest collections of orchids in... more info  map

  • Belle Isle Park
    101 Belle Isle, Detroit, MI 48207
    313-852-4078, This 1,000 acre island park is accessible by a bridge and features an aquarium, conservatory, museum, and plenty of activities including biking, barbecuing, and hiking. more info

  • Chene Park
    Atwater and Chene, Detroit, MI 48207
    DOWNTOWN
    313-393-7827, Located at the foot of Chene, this beautiful park has numerous features including walkways, a riverside amphitheater, and a sea wall. more info

  • Detroit Zoo
    8450 West Ten Mile Road, Detroit, MI 48068
    ROYAL OAK
    248-398-0900, One of the country's largest zoos, this zoo features hundreds of exotic animals, a wildlife interpretive center, an amphibian research center, a butterfly and... more info

Tours & Cruises

  • Diamond Jack's River Tours
    114 Willow Drive, Detroit, MI 48138
    GROSSE ISLE
    313-843-9376, Climb aboard a 90 foot miniature ship and enjoy a two hour guided and narrated cruise down the Detroit River. The cruise takes you around Belle Isle and back to the... more info

  • Show Me Detroit Tours
    8200 East Jefferson Avenue #1503, Detroit, MI 48214
    313-444-2120, Tour downtown Detroit's unique districts with your own personal local guide. Their chauffeured two-hour deluxe van tours provide a fun and inexpensive introduction to... more info  map

  

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