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Cranbrook Art Museum

39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303-0801
248 645 3300
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Honolulu
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

nothing to dislike, wish we had more time to visit the art museum maybe next time.....don't wait if you love fine arts, learning and science then go for a visit and have a great time with family and friends.

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Washington, DC
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141 reviews 141 reviews
65 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The Museum was closed to install a new exhibit, but that's not why I came to Bloomfield Hills. I was most interested in the house that Eliel Saarinen built, that Loja Saarinen helped furnish, and where Eero Saarinen grew up. The Saarinen House is only open for a few guided tours to accommodate a dozen or so. Our docent (who... More

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Bloomfield Hills, MI
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We love this museum. Always interesting exhibits. Small enough so kids don't get bored. We often take our grand kids for a visit. The grounds are gorgeous, and all in bloom on a summer day.

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

This museum is sometimes neglected by the locals, but it should not be ignored. They do an excellent job of showcasing meaningful exhibitions, presented in great formats. This museum is only five minutes from my house, and we try to get there at least every couple of months. We have seen some amazing exhibits and have learned so much. Definitely... More

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Bloomfield Hills
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21 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Visit when an exhibit sounds relevant to you. Have gone about every 18 months for the past 10 years. Quality of presentation has been very good. Helpful attendants. And the surrounding outside area has fascinated me for many years.

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013 via mobile

I took my 5 elementary age children & it held their attention for all of 30 minutes. I would not recommend a year pass if you are thinking that it will be used more than 1 time.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

The grounds are beautiful, especially in the spring and summer. There's art to enjoy inside and outside of the museum.

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KSA
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We attended a reception from school and visited the museum as well. Parking was full and we had to go a little far but it was worth to see all around. The scluptures outside were elegent and beautiful .I enjoyed the whole evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

Spectacular grounds with sculpture, fountains, gardens, architecture spotlessly maintained. I think they comb the lawn. Small art museum with michigan oriented works. Loved the exhibit of lafayette park, my former residence. Extremely worth a visit. Place screams of class and priviledge, but the affluence is put to a purpose for all to appreciate.

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San Francisco, California
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10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Cranbrook is an American treasure, an incubator for some of the most amazing creativity in a wide variety of mediums. There really is no other Art Museum with a residential on site Masters academy like it in the USA.

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