Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
4454 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201
MOCAD is one of those places that judging from the outside you would most likely not even think twice about what it is, or going inside. This museum contains such creative artwork that it has become a must see. To make it even more attractive, admittance to the museum is absolutely FREE! The museum was recently closed to add exhibits, visitors will be treated to a brand new experience.
Detroit Historical Museum
5401 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202
How about a museum that is so historic it features a cobblestone street inside? The Detroit Historical Museum covers over 300 years of Detroit’s history and includes exhibits like The Streets of Old Detroit and The Motor City. Too often this museum is overlooked, and it shouldn’t be. Add this to your must see list.
Edsel and Eleanor Ford House
1100 Lake Shore Rd
Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236-4106
Visit the place Edsel and Eleanor Ford called their home in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. The house is filled with their original antiques and art. You can go to the Ford Estate to learn about their legacy and to check out special events, lectures and classes. You will be surprised the impact this family has had on other cultural institutions in the Detroit area.
Charles H. Wright Museum
315 E Warren Ave
Detroit, MI 48201-1443
This is the world’s largest museum that is dedicated to African American History. This museum owns over 30,000 artifacts and archival materials. The interior design of the building is sure to leave you amazed. This museum is also ideal for weddings, celebrations, plays, lectures and more.
The Detroit Science Center
5020 John R Street
Detroit, Michigan 48202
From the human body to lightening, to the solar system, The Detroit Science center is a great place to take your kids to learn about science and why things work the way they do. With tons of hands on exhibits and a 3-D IMAX theater, your kids are sure to stay engaged.