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Detroit, Michigan, USA

Attractions in Detroit, Michigan

Amusements

  • Gameworks 248-745-9675
    4316 Baldwin Road, Detroit, MI 48326
    AUBURN HILLS
    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 313-667-7151
    200 Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI 48265
    DETROIT PROJECTS CENTER
    This interactive showroom highlights General Motor's contemporary global products and services through its immersive and engaging vignettes. more info  map

  • Laser Quest 248-616-9292
    31401 John R. Road, Detroit, MI 48071
    Located in Madison Heights
    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 313-577-8400
    5020 John R, Detroit, MI 48202
    DOWNTOWN
    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 313-223-2999
    555 East Lafayette Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226
    Located in the Historic Greektown District
    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 313-393-7777
    1300 John C. Lodge, Detroit, MI 48226
    Located in Downtown Detroit
    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 313-237-7711
    2901 Grand River Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201
    Located at Grand River and the Lodge Freeway
    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 313-961-0920
    441 Monroe Street, Detroit, MI 48226
    DOWNTOWN
    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 313-884-4222
    1100 Lake Shore Road, Detroit, MI 48236
    Located in Grosse Pointe Shores
    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 313-331-6740
    383 Lenox Street, Detroit, MI 48215
    OFF EAST JEFFERSON
    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 313-961-4533
    631 West Fort Street, Detroit, MI 48226
    DOWNTOWN
    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 313-965-2430
    500 Griswold Street, Detroit, MI 48226
    GRISWOLD AT CONGRESS
    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 313-593-5590
    4901 Evergreen Road, Detroit, MI 48128
    Located in Dearborn
    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 248-370-3140
    Walton Boulevard and South Squirrel Road, Detroit, MI 48309
    OAKLAND UNIVERSITY
    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 313-259-6363
    1460 East Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI 48207
    DOWNTOWN
    This Federal Row house is the oldest brick home in Detroit with classes and tours available throughout the year.  more info  map

  • Renaissance Center 313-568-5600
    400 Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI 48243
    DOWNTOWN
    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 313-833-4042
    5201 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202
    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 313-240-4000
    21400 Oakwood Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48124
    DEARBORN
    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 313-491-0777
    13535 Livernois Avenue, Detroit, MI 48238
    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 313-494-5800
    315 East Warren Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201
    DOWNTOWN
    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 313-833-1805
    5401 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202
    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 313-833-7900
    5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202
    Located in Downtown Detroit
    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 313-592-0017
    18301 West McNichols, Detroit, MI 48219
    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 313-982-6001
    20900 Oakwood Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48124
    Located Greenfield Village in Dearborn
    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 313-871-8600
    111 East Kirby, Detroit, MI 48202
    DOWNTOWN
    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 248-349-7223
    43700 Expo Center Drive, Detroit, MI 48376
    NOVI
    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 313-875-2264
    2648 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48208
    Located in Downtown Detroit
    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) 313-832-6622
    4454 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201
    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 313-822-0954
    10125 East Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI 48214
    Located 3 Miles from Renaissance Center
    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 313-843-8849
    6325 West Jefferson, Detroit, MI 48209
    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 248-944-0460
    One Chrysler Drive, Detroit, MI 48326
    AUBURN HILLS
    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 313-852-4065
    Inselrume and Central Avenue, Detroit, MI 48207
    BELLE ISLE
    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 313-852-4078
    101 Belle Isle, Detroit, MI 48207
    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 313-393-7827
    Atwater and Chene, Detroit, MI 48207
    DOWNTOWN
    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 248-398-0900
    8450 West Ten Mile Road, Detroit, MI 48068
    ROYAL OAK
    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 313-843-9376
    114 Willow Drive, Detroit, MI 48138
    GROSSE ISLE
    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 313-444-2120
    8200 East Jefferson Avenue #1503, Detroit, MI 48214
    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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