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Detroit Institute of Arts

5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202-4094
+1 313-833-7900
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World class museum in Detroit

We've been members of the DIA for many years. It is truly a world class museum. You won't be... read more

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We love the DIA. Rivera Court cannot be topped! Also, the cafe has good food at reasonable prices... 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
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Reviewed yesterday

We've been members of the DIA for many years. It is truly a world class museum. You won't be disappointed, and will be very engaged and thrilled at the layout of the art. The restraunt even has good food, which is nice. Two thumbs way...More

Thank Bob W
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We love the DIA. Rivera Court cannot be topped! Also, the cafe has good food at reasonable prices and great service.

Thank Bridgit C
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm a member and go often. It's a great place. I always walk through the Rivera Courtyard to see Diego's master piece about Detroit Industry.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum was saved from ruin when the city wanted to sell off the collection to fix the city budget. People accepted higher taxes and businesses donated to keep it all together. Loved the diversity and the quality of the exhibitions. We were there a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed the sections on modern and contemporary art. The collection includes works by Giacometti, Bacon, Rothko, Van Gogh and Renoir. Nice coffee shop, too. Unfortunately, the rooms dedicated to photography were closed when I visited. The tour guide was also not very interesting.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

When the wealthy residents of Detroit bought and donated art to the DIA in the early 20th century - they bought AMAZING pieces of art: The Thinker (cast #3) greets you outside. You would be impressed with this museum if you only walked through the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love art museums and since we were rained out of our plans, we had a day to spend here. I was so impressed with their collections. My only complaint was that it was a bit difficult to navigate. Amazing museum. A must go if...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great examples of art. We focused on the European collection. The displays are nicely coordinated. Also have a cafe with excellent coffee and brownies.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The DIA is deceptively large, and even a quick walkthrough deserves at least two hours. In the central courtyard you will find Diego Rivera's mural, which is a feast for the eyes and reveals more layers of meaning with each inspection. I recommend budgeting four...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

AN AMAZING Collection. Paul was fun on the highlights and Denise was fantastic at the Diego Rivera murals. Good cafeteria too

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