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Detroit Institute of Arts

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So amazing! This holds such an amazing collection of art you could spend a couple days here! They... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
rebeccaa944
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Great visit

Excellent facility, We came from the west side of the state to visit.Great displays of multiple... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Considered to house one of the best art collections in the United States, the Institute showcases everything from mummies to modern art and African masks to Monets in its outstanding collection of over 65,000 works. Don't miss the General Motors...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So amazing! This holds such an amazing collection of art you could spend a couple days here! They always have fantastic special exhibits that are worth paying for. Even the building holds fascinating features.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent facility, We came from the west side of the state to visit.Great displays of multiple types of art. So happy the DIA is here for us to enjoy.

Thank Freedom658009
Reviewed 5 days ago

DIA has an incredible and diverse collection - if it was anywhere else you’d pay an arm and a leg to get in, but tickets were very reasonable ($14). The building itself is a work of art. Give yourself ample time to explore and take...More

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Don't underestimate the wonders to be found in this treasure box. From the gigantic frescoes of Diego Rivera's take on the industrial revolution, to the tiny family chapel from a Medieval castle, it sparkles. Relatively newly reconfigured into thematic collections, it is easily accessible to...More

Thank tesshoffman
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My sister and I visited Detroit November 10-12, 2018. Having researched things to do before visiting, we secured tickets for a Shadowbox puppet show. Wow! We were thoroughly entertained and deeply inspired by the efforts of the team to keep a fading traditional alive. There...More

Thank MsPearl105
Reviewed 6 days ago

I went again to the DIA for the Star Wars exhibit, so it was a shorter stop. I've been many times and am always amazed by the size of the facility and the breadth of the art on display. If you've never been, do yourself...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My adult daughter and I enjoyed several hours taking n this lovely gallery and he various art. The lost and found exhibit was an interesting twist and snapshot into Detroit history. We grabbed a bite to eat and he food was very good and reasonably...More

Thank LeighRL
Reviewed 1 week ago

I’ve been to great museums in Boston, Chicago, New York and elsewhere in the US and consider the DIA to be right up there with them. Living in Detroit I often take the DIA for granted but I’m amazed every time I go, whether for...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at 2 pm. Tickets were sold out until 5. We had pizza at the cafe. Afterward we saw the entire museum before the Star Wars time. The kids really loved looking for the items in each room. They were very happy with the...More

Thank Suzette2011
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for the Starwars and Baseball card exhibits. Ended up having a Poached Salmon Salad w/ a beer in the amazing court yard. Then saw the Baseball Exhibit, then wandered around until it was our turn for the Starwars exhibit. Have not gone to the...More

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Response from Amy19705 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - I also drove to the museum and don't know about the Qline.
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It’s true that large parts of Detroit were abandoned at one point, but an amazing renaissance is underway now, as buildings everywhere are being renovated and repurposed. There is no reason to avoid the city. You will be... More
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Response from Nancy O | Reviewed this property |
Hello, The museum is closed on the 4th of July. Hope this helps.
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