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Detroit Institute of Arts

5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202-4094
+1 313-833-7900
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Perfect size gallery

Loved everything about this gallery. The size was ideal. The murals beautiful and we lucked into 2... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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great collection

It has a great and varied collection. The explanations were clear and informative. Worthwhile tot... read more

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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
+1 313-833-7900
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loved everything about this gallery. The size was ideal. The murals beautiful and we lucked into 2 excellent shows. One in photography on hip hop artists (even if you are not a fan of this style of music). And one by black artists that was...More

Thank Heather550
Reviewed yesterday

It has a great and varied collection. The explanations were clear and informative. Worthwhile tot visit

Thank raymd
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I’ve visited many art museums and DIA is one of the largest. The variety of art is a lot to take in, in less than 3-4 hours. The best part for me was the room on the second floor with the industrial revolution murals. The...More

Thank artgurl33
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Oh wow so much to see I really like the place Picasso, Van Gogh, Deigo, native Americans exhibit, and it has a nice Cafe

Thank Gerry F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Quite an impressive and wide-ranging collection. The space itself is like a tiered wedding cake of art and artifacts, and a wonderful destination spot. For a dollar and change, we hopped the Q tram near the stadium and it dropped us at the front steps.

Thank Michele K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Such a good experience. It made our whole visit to Detroit worthwhile. This museum is full of incredibly stimulating exhibits, and would certainly have been worth more than one visit if we had been staying longer. As an added bonus, the restaurant was great.

Thank HeleneX
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The building itself is worth a visit let alone the world class art. Love the Kresge Court, could sit there for hours. Free (remember the milage vote) for Oakland, Macomb and Wayne County residents. Need better signage for the museum parking lot which is on...More

Thank Clarkston_Rambler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Each time I go to the DIA I always have lunch in the cafe. There are wonderful selections of hot and cold foods, dessert, fruits and beverages. Everything is always kept full and checking out is fast. The seating area is also very nice and...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not expect to come across this high class art museum in Detroit. I thoroughly enjoyed an great variety of exhibits. Murals depicting industrial work at Ford factory are truly impressive!

Thank Jari K
Reviewed 1 week ago

With about 5 hours free between conference and flight home, I enjoyed a wonderful visit here. The Diego Rivera murals are a must-see. I also saw some exceptional Van Gogh, Picasso, Renoir painting that were new to me. Their small er excellent collection of American...More

Thank Bob-in-Wells
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18 April 2015|
Response from Snuffles379 | Reviewed this property |
It is $12.50 for adults and $6.00 for children. If you are a resident of Wayne, Oakland, or Macomb county you can get in for free. Also if you are a student be sure to bring your ID, the price is $7.00 for students.
Greg D
6 April 2015|
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Response from Dee W | Reviewed this property |
The Inn on Ferry Street is a bed and breakfast one block from the DIA. Other than that, you will have to stay 2-3 miles away, either at the St.Regis on West Grand Blvd. or in one of the hotels downtown. The MotorCity... More
David A
5 April 2015|
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Response from Lori B | Reviewed this property |
The Inn on Ferry Street