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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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I could spend an entire day here and not see everything. So much to see and experience at the DIA! Every era in art you can consider and they have awesome exhibits on things not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I could spend an entire day here and not see everything. So much to see and experience at the DIA! Every era in art you can consider and they have awesome exhibits on things not normally from the museum. There is so much history and information they give and in a very understandable and easy to appreciate format.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This museum is stunning on so many levels. It's beautiful. The building, the decor, the courtyard. The art. It has an array of art that is just breathtaking. Maybe not masterpieces in the technical sense. But art that really speaks to the viewer. It does that because the curating in this place is spot on. Art is organized in ways... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Had the opportunity on a recent road trip to visit this fabulous museum to see the special, and very satisfying and well curated, exhibit on Diego Rivera and Freda Kahlo in Detroit. Managed time afterwards to view the museum's permanent collection which is top notch. DIA should be on everyone's list of places to visit when in Detroit!

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Just a wonderful collection of art. The DIA is a must stop if you come to visit Detroit. The Diego Rivera murals are amazing, the native american exhibit is fascinating. Just a great place to spend a few hours taking in masterpieces from around the globe!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The Detroit Institute of Arts is Michigan's finest art museum featuring over 100 galleries of fine arts collections and special exhibits from all over the world, as well as a shop, café, film theater, art reference library, lecture series, and a full services conservation laboratory. The museum, founded in 1885, includes over 658,000 feet of galleries of special exhibits and... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is definitely one of the places worth visiting in the city of Detroit. It's art collection is really impressive ! Though it is inexpensive, it has special discount for the adjacent Wayne State University students. Every person visiting or live in Detroit, should visit this museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

IN A NUTSHELL: Pros: affordable admission, world-class collection of magnificent and exquisite art, beautiful architecture, nice museum layout, family-friendly attraction, conveniently located near major highways Cons: parking can be a challenge We all know that Detroit is a city that is struggling to get back on its feet. However, it offers many wonderful attractions that are worth visiting. The Detroit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

First class art museum with a wide range. Free for area residents and not expensive ($8.00) for the rest of us.

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

It's been wonderful seeing how busy the museum has been during the recent Diego and Frida exhibit! The museum is a true gem to the city and the state of Michigan. There's a little something for all types of art lovers.

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Novi, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Go here and enjoy the 5th best place for art in the country. And it's in the D and free for us local county residents since our taxes support it but it's worth it.

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Additional Information about Detroit Institute of Arts

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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