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Best Places To Celebrate Black History Month With Kids In Detroit

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February is Black History Month. Teach your littles about the accomplishments and contributions of black Americans at these museums and special events.

 

VISIT THE CULTURAL CENTER

Midtown Detroit features multiple world class museums within steps of each other. Plan a full day of fun and visit 3 museums to learn about black culture.

Admire the works of African and African American artists at the DIA, participate in family-friendly games and activities all month long! Admission to the DIA is FREE to residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.

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Explore the journey of black Americans from the Motherland in Africa to the American colonies and the streets of Detroit.

Take a walk through old Detroit and the Underground Railroad to experience the journey of former slaves searching for freedom and see what they accomplished in areas of industry, sports and the arts after they arrived.

Special events

 

FIND BOOKS AT DETROIT PUBLIC LIBRARY 

Across the street from both the Detroit Historical Museum and DIA is the Detroit Public Library Main Branch. The stunning building is beautiful to explore and a perfect place to dive into new books with the kids for family story time. Here are a few of our favorites:

 

ENJOY FAMILY DINNER AT A BLACK OWNED BUSINESS

Talk about your day, lessons you’ve learned and feeling about Black History Month over a family meal out or pick up sweet treats for home.

 

Photo credit: Charles H. Wright Museum

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Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..

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