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Places to see in Detroit

Updated on June 19, 2012

Detroit Attractions

There are great places to see in Detroit that include attractions like Institute of arts, Comerica park, Henry Ford museum, Motown historic museum and the Detroit zoo. Detroit is home to American league champion Detroit tigers baseball team and institute of arts. Detroit is the largest city in Michigan and offers world class museums, parks, casinos, shops, sports, festivals and variety of events.

Places to see in Detroit

Comerica park in Detroit
Comerica park in Detroit

1. Detroit institute of arts: Detroit institute of arts is one of the fine art museums in the United States. Its collection consists of over 65,000 works. The museum holds significant works of American, African, Asian, Native American, ancient art, graphic art and much more. The museum includes more than 100 galleries, a 1,150-seat auditorium, an art reference library, a 380-seat lecture hall, and a state of the art conservation services laboratory. Detroit institute of arts is one of the best attractions in Detroit.

2. Comerica park: Comerica park is home to the 2006 American league champion Detroit tigers baseball team. The park offers theme park and baseball museum. It features huge statues of tigers, a ferris wheel, and a fountain. It is also close to other attractions including Michigan casinos.

3. Henry ford museum: Henry ford museum attracts thousands of visitors each year from around the world and one of the great inspiring places to see in Detroit with family and friends. The museum features planes, automobiles and trains. Henry ford museum include decorative art galleries and main exhibition hall. The hall has 200 automobiles. There is an IMAX theater inside the museum. Visit this hub for more details:

Henry Ford Museum and IMAX


Henry ford museum, Detroit
Henry ford museum, Detroit

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4. Motown historic museum: Motown Historical Museum is one of Detroit’s most popular tourist destinations. Each year, the museum attracts thousands of visitors from across the nation. The museum galleries contain a variety of musical instruments, photographs, artifacts and control room.

5. Detroit zoo: Detroit zoo situated on 125 acres and has more than 1,500 animals, 700 varieties of trees, flowering plants, and shrubs is a great and fun place to see in Detroit with kids. The zoo offers outdoor animal environments and features include a butterfly and hummingbird garden, world's largest polar bear exhibit and the national amphibian conservation center.

Henry Ford Museum, Detroit


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      hafeezrm 8 years ago from Pakistan

      Useful information.  I have seen Henry Ford Museum and Detroit Zoo.  I have noted some more worth-seeing places from your hub and would certainly go there on my next visit to my daughter and son-in-law who are living in an suburban area, Canton.