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Address: 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303-0801
Phone Number: 248 645 3300
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Sculpture park

Walkable site offering many photo opportunities of fountains and sculptures. The most interesting was a life size cannon made from human figures.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 15, 2015
Sammamish, Washington
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Sammamish, Washington
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Walkable site offering many photo opportunities of fountains and sculptures. The most interesting was a life size cannon made from human figures.

Thank Kris2948
Cincinnati, Ohio
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139 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

While on a trip in the area we visited the Cranbook Art Museum to see one of their special exhibits - Nick Cave's sound suits. The museum is a delight. There were two other exhibits - jewelry by Bertoia and artist-made books - and both were excellent. The grounds outside the museum were as beautiful as the art inside, with... More 

Thank coolcarm
Frankfort, Kentucky
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Cranbrook is a must see place for the gardens and architecture. The outdoor statuaries and the fountains are unique and interesting. The art museum had an unusual display which was most interesting .

Thank Fran S
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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235 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

It's hard to rate at the content of a modern art museum, as this each visitor views the exhibit through their own "art appreciation lens". While we found the exhibits to be very interesting/surprising, it was the grounds and architecture that really wowed us.

Thank Robert R
Naperville, Illinois
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442 reviews
177 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Small museum but they had really cool shows when we visited. The property is beautiful and the quality of the show was top notch. If you get a chance to see the Nick Cave show that is currently going on, it's well worth it.

Thank mja1982
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348 reviews
150 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Cranbrook Art Museum is a part of the Cranbrook Educational Community, who's luminary have included Eliel & Eero Saarinen, Carl Milles, Harry Bertoia, Charles & Ray Eames, Florence Knoll, Ed Fella and Daniel Libeskind. The entry fee for the Art Museum also included the Saarinen House Tour and I would advise coming on the days that those tours are conducted.... More 

Thank StockholmKindaGuy
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528 reviews
195 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Situated on a beautiful piece of land sits this magnificent complex. While we were there, some people were just sitting and enjoying the scene-others were walking/jogging. A wedding party was taking photos and some like us were there to visit the museum. There were 2 shows on view-both extremely well done . There is no restaurant /cafe on site .

Thank jfadds
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Lovely visit to this museum I have been wishing to see for years. There was an interesting exhibit on this summer: Nick Cave. Fascinating art work and costumes part of an area project with auditory and visual art... Great save of a vacation day... Thank you.

Thank Cindy W
Sarnia, Canada
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71 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We travelled to the Cranbrook Art Museum on a beautiful day in June. As it looked like rain we decided to walk through the grounds of the Cranbrook House first. They were beautiful. The Booths, the original owners started this whole complex of buildings and art services for people which has grown to include schools, museums and other art services... More 

Thank MindVisions
Greenacres, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Changing exhibits of modern art as well as examples of the Cranbrook experience featuring the Saarinens and other resident artists from the 30's to the present.

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