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Detroit Cultural Center Historic District

Woodward Ave, Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan, Detroit, MI 48226-3473
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Historic stroll

Detroit is shaping up and is working on building its brand. The historic district is nice for first... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2016
Dannysharma
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Hamilton, Ontario
Detroit's Cultural Heart

Detroit's Midtown, is it's cultural Hub. It's home to the Detroit institute of Arts, a world... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2016
StockholmKindaGuy
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Atlanta
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This area includes Detroit Institute of Arts, the Detroit Historical Museum, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, the Detroit Science Center, the Detroit Public Library and Wayne State University.
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Woodward Ave, Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan, Detroit, MI 48226-3473
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

Detroit is shaping up and is working on building its brand. The historic district is nice for first time traveler to that side of US. Some hidden jewels are available to explore in this area.

Thank Dannysharma
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Detroit's Midtown, is it's cultural Hub. It's home to the Detroit institute of Arts, a world renowned art museum, as well as the Detroit Historical Museum, Detroit Science Center, Detroit Public Library and the countries largest African-American Museum. It's also home to two schools of...More

Thank StockholmKindaGuy
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Make sure you visit the art museum. One of the best collections in the world and this should not be missed.

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Midtown Detroit, the heart of the cities cultural center, has been booming of late. Woodward is under construction for the new M-1 Rail line that will stretch from Downtown to New Center. The area has seen an influx of new restaurants, shops and more. Midtown...More

2  Thank StockholmKindaGuy
Reviewed 2 March 2015

We've been here twice in the past month with a production we saw at the Hilberry Theatre and a visit to the DIA. I have a lot more things in this area that I want to see and do so we've just scratched the surface....More

Thank trbeer
Reviewed 4 September 2014

The highlight of the Cultural Center is the Detroit Institute of Arts, one of the finest "broad-spectrum" museums in the country with a pleasant cafeteria and Friday late-nights with special events and entertainment. Within a block or two you'll find the Detroit Science Center, the...More

1  Thank NJArnfield
Reviewed 2 June 2014

I recently stayed in the heart of Detroit's Cultural District, for the Memorial Day holiday, at The Inn on Ferry Street. A group of historic Victorian homes from the late 1800's. Most everything I checked out was in easy walking distance of the Inn and...More

4  Thank StockholmKindaGuy
Reviewed 14 May 2013

Take some time to check out the Cultural Center. A lot of time and money is spent to keep these collections available for us. The DIA has a variety of events, most of them free. Check out the musical acts on Friday nights, see the...More

1  Thank mcbarber930
Reviewed 7 July 2012

...What DEtorit could have been--should have been--had it not been absued by several incompetent Mayors (corrupt?). This is a district which is now a shadow of itself overwhelmed by ridiculous downtown sports venues where culte and crowds and tail-gate parties do not blend all that...More

Thank NamutKwu
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