Detroit Sights

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Detroit Zoo

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More than 2,800 animals from about 300 species live uncaged in natural habitats at the Detroit Zoo. Highlights include a large penguinarium...

Edsel & Eleanor Ford House

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Ford's son Edsel built the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, a 60-room Cotswold-style residence on 87 acres. Albert Kahn designed the 1929...

Fair Lane

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Henry Ford's Fair Lane blends a Scottish Baronial style with a simple Arts and Crafts design. Here, you'll get a look at the bowling...


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Greektown, one of Detroit's most popular entertainment districts, is centered Downtown on Monroe Street. Markets, bars, coffeehouses,...

Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village

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Dearborn's Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village is America's largest indoor-outdoor museum. It charts the country's evolution from...

Historic Cranbrook House and Gardens

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Historic Cranbrook House and Gardens is an Arts and Crafts-style mansion designed by Albert Kahn for newspaper publisher George Booth...

Meadow Brook Hall

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The opulent Meadow Brook Hall was built in the late 1920s for Matilda Dodge, widow of auto pioneer John Dodge. The 110-room, 88,000-square-foot...

Pewabic Pottery

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At Pewabic Pottery, founded in 1903, you can see where the brilliantly glazed ceramic Pewabic tiles found in buildings throughout the...

Second Baptist Church of Detroit

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Second Baptist Church of Detroit, organized in 1836, is Detroit's oldest black congregation. The church was an important stop on the...

University Cultural Center

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Located 2½ mi from Downtown via Woodward Avenue, the University Cultural Center, also known as Midtown, is a collection of art, history,...