Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit

4.8
Detroit Institute of Arts boasts more than 100 galleries containing some of the most significant works from around the world--including Diego Rivera's famous Detroit Industry frescoes. Since the museum's founding in 1883, its permanent collection of American art has remained one of its most impressive assets, with the addition of the General Motors Center for African American Art. However, the museum houses more than 65,000 diverse pieces, ranging from Egyptian mummies to French-Impressionist paintings. The museum is on the National Register of Historic Places and hosts a number of visiting exhibitions, concerts, and events year-round. Detroit Institute of Arts is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Detroit Edition.
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  • The collection was truly amazing and pleasantly surprised. We have been to many large collections including the Louvre and D’Orsay and ROM and found this to be a great museum. The layout isn’t super e...  more »
  • Jaw dropping from beginning to end. We loved the Rivera mural and the many other treasures that the DIA has to offer. We stayed in midtown and it was within walking distance - a bonus!  more »
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  • I was actually at the Detroit film theater. They're always showing some very interesting films from all over the world. Things that wouldn't normally be shown at the average movie theater. This place is quite a gem. Is also a great little cafe upstairs to get snacks light meals and drinks. A lovely place and see great movies.
  • This place is pretty amazing. There's tons of stuff to look at and learn about. If you're a resident of Wayne County you can get in for free. Check the Metro Times for special events , there's always something cool going on. Family friendly. Parking is in the back, $7 to park and there is a food court inside.
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