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Cultural city tour in Detroit , Michigan

 
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Distance from city center: 2.3mi
asterix's pictureby asterix History & Culture travel tip
added on the 14th of August, 2010
Choosing the Cultural Center tour of Preservation Wayne was a great choice for me, because this way I was able to get a bigger picture of Detroit’s cultural heritage.

It is wise to arrive early and dress properly because due to space limitation the tour works on a first come first served basis and they depart regardless of good or bad weather. If you go with a larger group (more than 10 pers.) you should make a reservation.

I took pictures of the Detroit Public Library, the Scarab Club, the Hecker Mansion amongst others and learning about the history of Ferry Street more in-depth was a boost to my active self to go out, explore, be part of something that will later become grand and will be remembered and visited by others just like I visited these places.

Address:
4735 Cass Ave, Detroit, MI 48201, USA

Price:
$10 per person

Opening Hours:
Every Saturday, 10 AM
May - September
(October by appointment only)

How to get there:
Meeting Location: Detroit Public Library, Main Branch (Main Entrance-Woodward Avenue)

 
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