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Detroit Institute of Arts

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Address: 5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202
Phone Number: 313 833 7900
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Leisure education
Description: Considered to house one of the best art collections in the United States...
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 Center for African American Art, a part of the DIA which showcases 400 pieces, in various media, by African American artists.
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Detroit Art Institute is one of a kind. The museum building itself is a work of art, and the collections always make this a wonderful choice. They have Friday evening music in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

A great museum, but every great city has a museum like this. But great for Detroit indeed. (not offending anybody... I am just a European guy who sees a bit of the wold). Some great featers though like the midevil chapel!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Detroit Art Institute is one of a kind. The museum building itself is a work of art, and the collections always make this a wonderful choice. They have Friday evening music in the museum, a fabulous Diego Rivera exhibit in the main hall that will always be in the DIA as it was painted directly on the wall by the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

the exhibit was fantastic! The museum provided headsets for guided tours. Featuring simulated conversations exchange between Frida or Diego and the interviewer. Very though depiction of events which inspired the featured art. The mood of the Detroit area economy and future political murals was provided to visitors. I really enjoyed the art work from sketch to completed large scale images.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

As a native Detroiter, I am privy to exploring the wonders kept inside of this gem we call the D.I.A. I love the fact that I can be transported back in time to when knights fought, or back to 17th century France to experience how royals dine and entertained. I especially like walking to Rivera Court which is the room... More 

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saginaw
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A must see. Details much of her work. A traveling exhibit enjoyed by many. Good restaurants in area.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The exhibitions are wonderful. It has a range of art pieces. The staff are so helpful and the museum is well- organized with famous paintings and not too crowded. The architecture is excellent.

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Cadiz, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

The Detroit Institute of Art is well worth the 10 hour travel time. This is our 3rd visit and have been impressed by the vastness and variety of art it holds. The Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit exhibit was amazing to see. This should be a must see museum on everyone's list!

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The DIA is a tribute to Detroit. As mentioned many times, the Diego Rivera murals are exceptional. They tell a factual history of the auto industry here in Detroit. It are also, one of the only places left where you can see Diego's murals intact. The museum has a comprehensive collection of world class art. Their African Collection is very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The DIA is one of the best attractions in all of Detroit. The collection is deep, diverse, and wide. The Italian Renaissance wing hosts some of the most accurate and detailed paintings you will ever find. On the 3rd floor, The Nightmare by Fuseli is absolutely mesmerizing. Pieces from Van Gogh, Picasso, and Renoir also line the walls. The DIA... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Shocked at now every piece on exhibit was in perfect condition (e.g., no cracked china plates). A very large space with some excellent pieces! There are several dining options in the place including a fish tacos restaurant.

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Additional Information about Detroit Institute of Arts

Address: Address: 5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202
Phone Number: 313 833 7900
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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