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The Michigan Activity Pass gives families FREE and discounted access to popular destinations throughout Michigan. Here’s your guide to venues and offers in metro Detroit. Get your mobile pass for a discount here.
5020 John R Road, Detroit, MI 48202
MAP pass holders will enjoy $3.00 off general admission–includes live stage shows, 250+ hands-on exhibits, lab activities, Spark!Lab from the Smithsonian and more.
5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202
Buy one general admission, get one free general museum admission. Special exhibits not included. The museum is open, but advanced ticket reservations are required.
15 E. Kirby Street, Detroit, MI 48202
Two for one on tickets for events. Discounts at participating neighborhood restaurants.
47884 D Street, Belleville, MI 48111
One free Adult admission to the YAM ($15.00 value). One free Child admission to the YAM ($11.00 value).
39221 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
Four free general admissions per MAP pass to the Cranbrook Art Museum. Does not include admission for tours or special events.
8275 Cooley Lake Road, Commerce Township, MI 48382
MAP pass holders receive a $1.00 per person discount.
915 S Brady Street, Dearborn, MI 48124
Free admission, donations welcome. Museum buildings open by appointment only.
242 Toledo Street, Dundee, MI 48131
Free admission. Private tours available upon advance request. Donations are welcome.
16600 Stephens, Eastpointe, MI 48021
MAP pass users receive $2.00 off the regular admission price.
7225 Stone Street, Hamburg, MI 48139
Free admission and free guided tours.
1099 North Dixie Highway, Monroe, MI 48162
Free admission, donations welcome.
126 S Monroe Street, Monroe, MI 48161
1 N Washington Street, Oxford, MI 48371
Free admission to all exhibits and guided tours by one of our knowledgeable docents. Please call ahead for larger groups.
405 Cesar Chavez Avenue, Pontiac, MI 48342
Half off admission price to any lecture or event. Note: Outdoor exhibits, gazebo and flower garden are open, but an appointment is required for an indoor tour.
155 South Main Street, Plymouth, MI 48170
$2 off admission for adults; free admission for children 12 and under w/ adult.
1005 Van Hoosen Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48307
Buy one admission, get one free. Not valid during special events. Please check the website for the dates of the special events. Note: Museum buildings are open for tours by appointment only, but museum grounds are open to the public.
1265 E Michigan Avenue, Saline, MI 48176
10% discount in the gift shop. Offer blacked out on the Fourth of July on account closure of the Rentschler Farm Museum for that day.
402 N Ann Arbor Street, Saline, MI 48176
One Town Square, Wayne, MI 48184
110 W Cross Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Free admission for one person. Limit one pass per group or family.
Historical Homes + Villages
2781 Packard Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48108
20501 Newburgh Road, Livonia, MI 48152
Two free admission passes for regular Sunday tours (if available). Park grounds are open year round dawn until dusk. Note: Tours are currently cancelled due to COVID but the grounds are open to the public.
215 Griswold Avenue, Northville, MI 48167
Free admission. 10% discount on these two Northville History books sold at the JM Mead General Store and the Cady Inn Office: Northville…The First Hundred Years and Images of America: Northville. Note: Buildings and tours are currently closed, but the grounds are currently open to the public.
480 S Adams Road, Rochester, MI 48309
$5 off tour admission for up to four people.
60 W. Wattles Road, Troy, MI 48098
Free admission for children when accompanied by paying adults.
4490 Hatchery Road, Waterford, MI 48329
Free admission; 20% discount on items in the gift shop. Note: If the Waterford School District is closed on account inclement weather, Waterford Historic Village is also closed.
Parks + Nature Centers
2 Inselruhe Avenue, Detroit, MI 4807
Good for one day of FREE fun in this park! The park is open year-round from dawn till dusk. Note: the aquarium and conservatory are currently closed.
24915 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48336
MAP Pass holders will receive $1.00 off drop in classes, excluding Outdoor Yoga. The Nature Center is open for private tours by appointment, see website for an updated list of offered programs.
1005 Triangle Lake Road, Howell, MI 48843
Free admission for a family of four to Wild Wonders Wildlife Park: take a self-guided tour of more than 70 exhibits of native Michigan animals, enjoy the hands-on Nature Zone, play in The Tree House at Alexandria’s Naturescape, and hike our miles of trails. Show your MAP pass in the Welcome Center and receive 10% off your Gift Shop purchase.
20145 Beck Road, Northville, MI 48167
Good for one day of FREE fun in this park!
3815 N Custer Road, Monroe, MI 48162
Free admission. Note: Grounds open to the public year-round, check their website for updated building hours.
6600 W Maple Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48322
MAP pass holders will receive $5.00 off the regular admission price using code MPASS20 Not valid for special events or group bookings. Valid to 11/1/2020. The park is open, but reservations are required.
4316 Baldwin Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Save $7.00 off standard SEA LIFE entry.
23770 Hall Road, Clinton Township, MI 48036
Guided tours are available by appointment only. Schedule varies according to production hours. Please call 586-464-5411 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your guided tour experience. No appointment is required for a self-guided tour.
125 Macomb Place, Mt. Clemens, MI 48043
Free admission. The Art Center is currently closed due to COVID-19.
774 N. Sheldon Road, Plymouth, MI 48170
Use CODE MAP15 for $10 off any summer camp or September & January Youth Theater program tuition, subject to camp/class availability. Note: Summer classes are in person but modified to fit COVID-19 safety standards.
774 N. Sheldon Road, Plymouth, MI 48170
The Michigan Phil will offer 2 for 1 tickets for select concerts. Please call 734–451-2112.
47 Williams Street, Plymouth, MI 48341
20% off tuition to participate in one 8 week class during PCAC’s Fall, Winter or Spring Terms or 20% off one week of the PCAC’s Summer Confetti Camp program.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Anton Art Center, Mill Race Historical Village buildings and Greenmead Historical Park buildings are currently closed. Many venues have altered their hours of operation and business practices to fit required safety standards, for the most up-to-date information, be sure to check venue websites.
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About Carrie Budzinski
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..