Regarded as a major cultural center, Detroit is known for its contributions to music, art, architecture and design, in addition to its historical automotive background.
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Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory
The Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory is a greenhouse and a botanical garden located on Belle Isle, a 982-acre island park located on the Detroit River within Detroit, Michigan.
DetroitTEL - 313-821-5428
Arab American National Museum
The Arab American National Museum opened in 2005 and is the first museum in the world devoted to Arab American history and culture. The Museum seeks to show visitors the Arab American story through a timeline of exhibits while dispelling misconceptions about Arab Americans.
DetroitTEL - 313- 429-2535
Automotive Hall of Fame
The Automotive Hall of Fame is an American museum. It was founded in 1939 and has over 800 worldwide honorees. It is part of the MotorCities National Heritage Area.
DetroitTEL - 212-240-4000
Belle Isle Aquarium
The Belle Isle Aquarium was designed by famed Detroit architect, Albert Kahn. At the the aquarium learn about nature both local and exotic. Walking through, you will travel the globe, from the local Great Lakes to African and South American rivers and lakes, and even the salty depths of the oceans.
DetroitTEL - 313-331-7760
Belle Isle Nature Center
The Belle Isle Nature Center provides an insider’s view of an actual beehive and get an up-close view of Michigan wildlife. At the bird observation window allows guests to watch native and migratory birds. It is operated by the Detroit Zoological Society. Fee for parking.
DetroitTEL - 313-852-4056
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, or The Wright, is one of the world’s oldest independent African American museums. For over half a century, the Museum has dedicated itself to exploring and celebrating the rich cultural legacy of African Americans.
DetroitTEL - 313-494-5800
Cranbrook Art Museum
Cranbrook Art Museum presents and collects the art, architecture, craft, and design of the twentieth- and twenty-first centuries with a special focus on the achievements of artists from Cranbrook Academy of Art and Detroit.
DetroitTEL - 248-645-3323
Cranbrook House & Gardens
The finest artisans of the period were commissioned to create handcrafted furniture, tapestries, tiles, stained and leaded glass, and other works of fine and decorative art for the Cranbrook House Garden. Explore their 40 acres featuring plantings, fountains, statuary, lakes and streams & gardens.
DetroitTEL - 248-645-3147
The primary focus of Detroit Audubon is to protect birds and their habitats through engaging people, communities, and policymakers in conservation. We strive to bring nature and people together, in a way that serves both.
DetroitTEL - 313-588-1015
Detroit Children's Museum
Visitors to the Detroit’s Children’s Museum will enjoy regular planetarium demonstrations, the People of the World exhibits, a Travel Through History Gallery, Tiny Tikes Preschool Gallery and more.
DetroitTEL - 313-873-8100
Detroit Historical Museum
The Detroit Historical Museum chronicles the history of the Detroit area from cobblestone streets, 19th century stores, the auto assembly line, toy trains, fur trading from the 18th century, and much more.
DetroitTEL - 313-833-1805
Detroit Institute of Arts Museum
The Detroit Institute of Arts, DIA, has one of the best art collections in the U.S. See over 65,000 artworks from the earliest civilizations to the present. DIA field trips provide students with lessons on history and culture that connect with learning outcomes.
DetroitTEL - 313-833-7900