Detroit Sights

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Automotive Hall of Fame

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Adjacent to the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, the Automotive Hall of Fame has profiles of the individuals behind the machines,...

Belle Isle

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Belle Isle, 3 mi southeast of the city center on a 1,000-acre island in the Detroit River, is reached by way of East Jefferson Avenue...

Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History

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The Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History, the largest museum of its kind in the world, tells the story of the black experience...

Cranbrook Art Museum

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The Cranbrook Art Museum has major exhibitions of contemporary art and a collection that includes works by Eliel and Eero Saarinen and...

Detroit Historical Museum

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The Detroit Historical Museum hosts numerous exhibits exploring the region's history, its ties to the automobile, and the city's rich...

Detroit Institute of Arts

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Midtown's top cultural attraction, with more than 100 galleries, is the Detroit Institute of Arts. The DIA displays 5,000 years of art...

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,...