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Detroit Institute of Arts

5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202-4094
+1 313-833-7900
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Amazing collection

I only had less than an hour to visit - but I managed to see some extraordinary works by Van Gogh... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Louay J
World class and worth every penny by Nicole Rovig

A highlight of Detroit. Great exhibits, and even a fine food area with homemade items and plenty of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nicole R
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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 4 days ago

I only had less than an hour to visit - but I managed to see some extraordinary works by Van Gogh (for the first time I saw one picture of the postman that I had loved since my childhood days as a real painting). The...More

Thank Louay J
Reviewed 1 week ago

A highlight of Detroit. Great exhibits, and even a fine food area with homemade items and plenty of seating. Really a world class museum. Plan on spending 3-4 hours.

Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

DIA, was a experience I almost forgot about, it was different remembering thing from my childhood, not paying attention to the history around, growing up looking at the museum in a different way,I was at a expo and enjoy every bit of it...

Thank leonj769
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Greeted by the Rodin Thinker, the exterior is impressive. Serves as a backdrop for wedding pictures. The atrium features Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry. Picasso, Van Gogh and many other famous artists fill the walls. Don't miss the downstairs exhibits. There was a rap/hip-hop photography exhibit...More

Thank RobS2011
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came in late October, when they had a special exhibition of Monet's paintings. For just two dollars extra you could see so much more! We were most stunned by Edwin Church's paintings, so realistic and so huge, in such tiny details, it takes your...More

Thank aichinka
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful museum! Lots to see and bonus if you live in Macomb, Oakland or Wayne county... you get in free!!

Thank Helen-John G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoy going into the city to attend movies and discussions, to view the art, have a coffee and conversation moment...

Thank slsoleim
Reviewed 1 week ago

Monet exhibit was wonderful Please visit the new Asian art wing. Modern art is also well worth seeing

Thank diane d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an awesome place to go,i took my 29 year old daughter and we had alot of fun, before we left we went downstairs and had a drink, it was nice

Thank lisamG2206KD
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great art gallery. I highly recommend taking a free tour when you get there to get a good overview then explore on your own. There is an area where you can try to sketch one of the pieces.

Thank mackiecat
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Billyb55
18 April 2015|
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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.
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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
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David A
5 April 2015|
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Response from Lori B | Reviewed this property |
The Inn on Ferry Street
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