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Detroit Institute of Arts

Open Now: 09:00 - 16:00
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DIA is an absolute “must visit” in the Detroit area.

The DIA is an amazing art collection. It’s worth the trip for the Diego Rivera murals alone, but... read more

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Detroit, Michigan
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One of country's Greatest art museums

The DIA stays open late every Friday night and features a live local artist band, string quartet or... read more

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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...more
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The DIA is an amazing art collection. It’s worth the trip for the Diego Rivera murals alone, but there is so much more from Impressionists to Medieval art to sculpture. The Kresge Coutyard is beautiful and a great place for lunch. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

The DIA stays open late every Friday night and features a live local artist band, string quartet or other classical modes. Exhibits are easy to look at, and the interpretive writing explains the piece and it's place in the evolution of art. Food court on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

I have visited the DIA countless times, and, as full disclosure, I am a member of the museum's Founders Society (which does not mean I am a founder, nor a big donor-- it is the museum's membership program). The DIA has a wide-ranging collection of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a "must see" for anyone. The art here is world class. Anyone with children should definitely expose them to art.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bilcarmil
Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed an afternoon strolling around the exhibits in the DIA. And the two little kids with us liked the "eye-spy" labels they found at various points in the galleries. The DIA has an excellent collection of art--from earliest times to the contemporary. We only...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DouglasJones2014
Reviewed 2 days ago

Most lists of great museums miss the DIA and that's a shame. From the early medieval chapel contained on the third floor, to the many great and well-known works owned by the museum (when they're not on tour). Home to Diego Rivera's murals, Edsel Ford's...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Alan N
Reviewed 2 days ago

Detroit has a secret: We have one of the best museums in the world! With five floors of visiting and permanent collections, one can spend days viewing statuary, paintings, furniture, and many ground breaking works in the art world over the millenia—that’s right— works dating...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 606months
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Outstanding museum. Many outstanding artists exhibited over as complete range of styles. Easy to browse.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jimparish72
Reviewed 2 days ago

Hard to beat the Louvre, Hermitage, Metropolitan Museum of NY, etc. But a close second, and sometimes better in atmosphere and specific experiences.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank psugar
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Awesome museum with something for every palate. From Peter Paul Reubens to Henri Matisse a fine collection.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from Amy19705 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - I also drove to the museum and don't know about the Qline.
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It’s true that large parts of Detroit were abandoned at one point, but an amazing renaissance is underway now, as buildings everywhere are being renovated and repurposed. There is no reason to avoid the city. You will be... More
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Response from Nancy O | Reviewed this property |
Hello, The museum is closed on the 4th of July. Hope this helps.