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Detroit Experience Factory

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The Detroit Experience Factory is proud to have taken over 100,000 people on experiential tours of Detroit since its founding in 2006. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit and the city's leading tour provider, we seek to give local and visitors an insider's...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Detroit, MI
+1 313-962-4590
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My friend and I were visiting from Canada and had a fabulous time with Sam. Despite the rain, he led us on a history filled tour that didn't glaze over the hard truths of Detroit's past. You could tell that this group of tour guides...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Colin B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I learned so much about the city, its building and its people! Detroit has so many beautiful buildings it was great to learn the history behind some of them. Highly recommend this tour to visitors or people who have lived in the area all of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Vicky S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the tour is awesome. Dave, the tour guide, was pretty cool, he is passionate about the buildings arquitecture and history. I wouldn't ever realize that detroit Down Town could be so interesting. About DXF, averything worked just fine, I booked on the website and the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Henriquerabello
Reviewed March 1, 2019

Great Saturday walking tour! The highlights for me were the Belt and the Guardian building. I enjoyed the guide because he didn't shy away from sensitive issues. It helped me learn a ton about Detroit in a short amount of time, and I thought the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jpeytonm
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

The tour was so much fun and highly recommend. Guide was young and full of Detroit history treasures. He definitely loves Detroit and enjoys showing off this awesome city. Can’t remember our guides name as I am horrible at names however if yo hate planning...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GlobeTrotting204534
DXFTeam, General Manager at Detroit Experience Factory, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2019

Thanks for sharing! We think you had one of our best guides, Dave, lead your tour. We've passed this great feedback along to him. Happy travels!

Reviewed December 29, 2018

Detroit Experience Factory offers a wonderful walking tour of the beautiful architecture of downtown Detroit. For those who are not familiar with the city, this tour offers a balanced and informative presentation of the city’s successes, trials and tribulations. At one time considered the Paris...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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DXFTeam, Manager at Detroit Experience Factory, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2019

Glad you loved Detroit as much as we do! Come again soon!

Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous tour & guide. Small group, only 10 people. Sam gave excellent background of cit as well as describing various buildings. Wonderful to see & hear of dientiwn rejuvenation

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MAH608_10
DXFTeam, Manager at Detroit Experience Factory, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2019

Sam is the best! Thanks so much for the feedback - we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Tera and Julie were our tour guides and they Rock! We Could not have asked for a better tour. Is was fun, interesting and well organized. I highly recommend this activity.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful tour of the river front. Educational and inspirational. Loved our tour guide, Laurie. I’d recommend an Experience Factory Tour to my friends and family.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jodi K
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

We had a walking tour today with Sam and Addie. It was very informative and a lovely way to get to know a little bit more about my city. We had a wonderful time and discovered places to go after the tour! I would highly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pinkykak
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February 12, 2018|
Response from Pmc108 | Reviewed this property |
Hi We were in Detroit in summer and I would say most areas are accessible. Winter, not so sure.