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.
Detroit Institute of Arts Reviews
Lots and lots and lots of interesting things to see. Spent 4 hours scratched the surface.World, ancient and modern represented most rooms have an on hand staffer to help you out with your questions. T... more »
It will remind you of the Smithsonian. Entry on the side not front door. Seniors and students get a discount. All the rooms have very high ceilings. Lots to learn and read. Kids area too. Food court-r... more »
Free locker storage. Large gift shop with decently sized jewelry selection. Sit down styled restaurant located in front. Great place to stage photos. Would definitely say that it’s cheaper for residences of Michigan and near by zip codes. Absolutely stunning architecture and stonework litter the building, it definitely would take a half day to completely go through each gallery in the museum.
A incredibly clean and quiet place with an awesome cafe. The front desk staff was incredibly helpful and nice. The artwork was amazing and the artifacts were fantastic. Like most museums the gift shop was a bit expensive. But it was 14 dollars per person, and was worth every penny.
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