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Detroit Institute of Arts

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5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202-4094
+1 313-833-7900
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Huge collection is an understatement!

The DIA is an enjoyable art museum to visit. To say their collection is huge is an... read more

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Chanda C
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Great Monet Exhibit

The new Director has done some amazing things making the DIA so inviting as well accessible now... read more

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Sue S
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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 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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5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202-4094
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Reviewed today via mobile

The DIA is an enjoyable art museum to visit. To say their collection is huge is an understatement...it may take a couple of trips to see it all and fully appreciate it.

Thank Chanda C
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The new Director has done some amazing things making the DIA so inviting as well accessible now. The more professional way of highlighting pieces as well as exhibits is greatly appreciated by this art lover. Had a delightful and healthy lunch in one of my...More

Thank Sue S
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Don’t miss this jewel on your next visit. Pieces you’ve only seen in textbooks are here. Special exhibits are so well done. Current baseball exhibit is case in point. Take your visitors here.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a special experience. Take a tour. You wont be disappointed. We've been all over the world. This IS a world class museum.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I was enthralled with the DIA. The exhibits and artwork is awe inspiring...I was there with my children and grandchildren and unbelievable as it may sound, the 4 year old was intent on visiting each room, each floor and wanted to look at each exhibit....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We did not intend to visit this museum during our visit to Detroit but a traveler on the bus talked us into it. My wife and I like museums but tend to be one hour maximum museum people, so though we did enjoy this museum,...More

Thank Peter Z
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This museum closes at 4pm on some days. Didn't know museums did that. We arrived at 3 30. Surprise! 30 minutes to see a few great works. Rivera courtyard. Amazing. Worth the trip.

Thank Sarah L
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The DIA is one of multiple buildings in the cultural area of Detroit. There is also the Detroit Historical Museum, Library and the Michigan Science Center all a short walk from each other. Add the DSO at the Fisher Theater, Detroit Opera House, Fox Theater,...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful spot for a date night. They have such a large variety of art work with many interactive exhibits! We walked through half and then stopped in the very cool cafe for a glass of wine before exploring the other floors. Everything from...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum equals those I have visited in Europe. A wide range of art from all over the world and wonderful displays on all three floors. The great hall with the murals of Diego Rivera depicting the industry of Detroit was painted during the depression....More

Thank KatherineNOLA
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Like most big cities, you have to be aware of your surroundings. When I travel to new places I often check out the crime rate by map/geographic area. Detroit is pretty safe for the most part but not sure I'd be walking... More
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Hello, The museum is closed on the 4th of July. Hope this helps.
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