Detroit Historical Museum
The Detroit Historical Society’s free museum has been preserving the city’s history for over 85 years. With permanent exhibitions featuring cobblestone streets, an auto assembly line, and a fur trading post from the 1700s, there’s something to enjoy no matter your interests. The museum is closed on…
This will give you a nice overall history of Detroit. Also really great for kids.
Free walk through History of the City. Excellent street side view of old style neighborhoods.
Fascinating, thoughtful and fun interactive exhibits that takes visitor through the history of Detroit.
“A new Detroit icon. Pick yourself out a new statement watch. Lots of cute shops and restaurants on the same block.”
“Part of the Wayne State University campus, The Wright Museum, founded in 1965, explores and celebrates African American culture and history. Home to over 35,000 artifacts, the museum’s core exhibit is the largest display on African American history in the world. Rotating exhibitions, events, and educational resources are all available to enhance your visit.”
“This is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Southeast Michigan! It’s home to an extensive array of Motown artifacts, photos and other memorabilia. The museum is a testimony to Motowns legacy and to the charisma, talent and staying power of the music and those who made it. ”
“So it's not the MET, or the Louvre, but it's worth it. It has murals by Diego Rivera,Van Gogh, and some other masterpieces that give an amazing context to past and future artistic experiences.”