The Henry Ford
20900 Oakwood Blvd
Dearborn, MI 48124
Located approximately 20 minutes for the Inn on Ferry Street, The Henry Ford includes: Henry Ford Museum: 12 Indoor Acres Celebrating "Genius at Work" Celebrate the people and ideas that have fired our imaginations... and changed our lives forever. National treasures and artifacts that helped shape America include: The Rosa Parks Bus, Lincoln's Chair, and the Kennedy Limousine. Greenfield Village: Rediscover America at Greenfield Village. Experience 300 years of history as the sights, sounds, and sensations as America's past comes alive. Come and see Edison's lab, and ride an authentic Model T. Ford Rouge Factory Tour: Witness the celebration of the innovation of manufacturing in America- where history and future merge. And don't forget the IMAX Theatre check website for shows and show times.
Hours: Seven days a week 9:30 AM - 5:00 AM
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
315 E. Warren
This 120,000 square foot museum with three exhibition galleries is the largest African-American museum in the world dedicated to documenting, preserving and educating the public on the life and culture of African Americans. Its comprehensive main exhibition, "Of the People: The African American Experience", covers over 600 years of African American History.
Hours: Wednesday - Saturday 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Detroit Historical Museum
5401 Woodward Avenue
History Comes Alive at this museum as you stroll through the famous "Streets of Old Detroit" and experience how people actually lived in the 1840s, 1870s, and early 1900s. Don't miss the Motor City Exhibition, celebrating 100 years of automotive history in Detroit. Additional permanent exhibits include Frontiers to Factories, which takes a look at Detroiters at work from 1701 to 1901, and the Glancy Trains, an interactive display of model trains that is a longtime Detroit tradition.
Hours: Tuesday - Friday 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Detroit Institute of Arts
5300 Woodward Avenue
One of the nation's top ten fine art museums, the DIA's 100 galleries offer art of world cultures from ancient to modern times, as well as special exhibitions, family programs, a gift shop and two restaurants. The DIA possesses an encyclopedic collection, with a multi-cultural, multi-national scope that surveys creative endeavors from pre-history through modern times, with works by Rembrandt, Van Gogh, Picasso and Matisse.
On Friday evenings, enjoy art, music, dining, drawing in the galleries and more.
Hours: Wednesday - Thursday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fridays 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MOCAD (Muesum of Contemporary Art Detroit)
The mission of the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit is to present art at the forefront of contemporary culture. As a non-collecting institution, MOCAD is responsive to the cultural content of our time, fueling crucial dialogue, collaboration, and public engagement.
Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday: 11am-5pm
Thursday & Friday : 11am-8pm
closed Monday & Tuesday
The New Detroit Science Center
5020 John R Street
The New Detroit Science Center features 110,000 square feet of scientific exploration, including Michigan's only IMAX® Dome Theatre; the Dassault Systèmes Planetarium; the Ford Learning Resource Center; the DTE Energy Sparks Theater; the DaimlerChrysler Science Stage; an 8,700 square-foot Science Hall for traveling exhibits; hands-on exhibit galleries focusing on space, life and physical science; an SBC Children's Gallery for pint-size scientists; and a Special Events Lobby.
Winter hours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Saturday 10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. Summer hours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday 10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.,
Sunday 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.