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A visit at Detroit Institute of Art, Michigan

 
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Distance from city center: 2.5mi
erato's pictureby erato Family & Fun travel tip
added on the 13th of August, 2010
It was a new experience to go to a museum and take part at activities and ‘concerts’.

I went with a group of friends to visit the museum and we were lucky that it was Friday night because we were told there are interesting activities to take part at later that evening. We went to an art-making workshop and I made a little bracelet for myself, than we visited the art gallery where you could draw. Unfortunately we didn’t have time for that but I will remember to come back again and try that out too.

It was a Hawks and Owls concert that Friday and because we already purchased the admission ticket it was totally free, so we were really lucky! It was the best Friday night I ever had and I think these bonus features of a museum visit really worth every admission penny.

Address:
5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202, USA

Price:
$8 Adult
$4 Youth

Opening Hours:
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday/Thursday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday/Sunday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 
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