The Detroit Institute of Art, DIA, has tons of cool kid-friendly art, including the Diego Rivera Murals. Watch for I Spy features!
“Still We Rise” at The Charles H. Wright Museum is an immersive, intense journey through African-American history; great for more mature kids.
At the Michigan Science Center, kids can do experiments in electricity, meteorology, and more, and learn while having a blast.
You haven’t seen Detroit til you’ve been to the Motown Museum, recording home to Aretha, Stevie, Diana and more legends than you can count!
Eastern Market is a perfect Saturday morning stop, to see anything that grows in the garden and on the farm. Enjoy the graffiti!
Get a nature break: take a stroll or bike ride from the Market on the beautiful Dequindre Cut Greenway, an awesome stretch of urban greenery.
A short drive across the bridge and you’re at Belle Isle with beautiful gardens, an aquarium, and plenty of room to play.
From the Joe Louis fist downtown, head to the Detroit River Walk. Plenty of people watching with the RenCen in the background.
Kids can build sand castles at the city “beach” in Campus Martius Park while parents chill out with a coffee.
And outside the city, you can spend a whole day at the wonderful Detroit Zoo.
TIP: As things open up, be sure to get in touch with the different museums and the zoo to learn updated hours and any restrictions.
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