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Motown Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Must see in Detroit

An obvious must see in Detroit - the historical value in undeniable. The tour was interesting and... read more

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The Home of Soul

The set of residences which Berry Gordy incrementally acquired over the years to administrate... read more

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This old Detroit home belies the greatness that was born here: the Motown Sound. But one step inside Hitsville, USA, the original house where Berry Gordy lived and recorded the Motown hits, and you'll catch the beat and spirit of this booming music...more
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2648 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48208-1237
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Reviewed yesterday

An obvious must see in Detroit - the historical value in undeniable. The tour was interesting and our guide was fun and knowledgeable. Can't help but think it could be better - I mean Barry Gordy was in entertainment, the video was old and the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank wi_bay_girl
Reviewed 2 days ago

The set of residences which Berry Gordy incrementally acquired over the years to administrate Motown Records are a Monument to American Entrepreneurship as well as Artistic Integrity & Creativity. This Sound Factory which produced amazing hits for more than 20 years is a treasure trove...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was my first visit to The Motown Museum but not my first time seeing this historic place. I grew up in a suburb just north of Detroit must have driven past here at least a 100 times before I moved from Michigan in 1986....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a terrific tour guide that brought the history to life. Fantastic gift shop with a variety of items at different price points.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This charming small museum is worth a pilgrimage to pay homage to the greats of Motown. There is an inexpensive, short tour of the museum and original studio. The tour guide we had, Jordan, was knowledgeable and engaging. Because we were waiting for our ride,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ellen_EL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is guided tour only, but well worth the price of entry. The tour is split across two of the 9 houses that were the base of Motown until the early 70s. The tour takes about an hour. We found parking a little tricky, there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was very excited about the visit but was not able to take the tour, aas all tours were songs out before the close time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Companion21024491336
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved the Jackson 5 and the Commodores when I was young. Later grew to love Diana Ross and other Motown greats. I didn't have high expectations of this tiny museum on West Grand when I stopped for an impromptu visit. Boy, was I wrong!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Looking at the small Hitsville U.S.A. house, I wondered what could be inside that would amount to an hourlong your. Soon, my question was answered! There is so much history at this museum, and the stories are all embedded with love, patience, purpose, and family....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MsPearl105
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I took my mother to the museum. It was crowded!!! So I would recommend you purchase your tickets before you go. They do sell same-day ticket if they have any left. The day we visited there were no same-day tickets available. The tour was very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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