There’s always something fun to do with the family. Don’t miss out on these special exhibits, events and activities at our favorite stomping grounds, giving you an excuse to head out each and every day.
The Henry Ford Museum – Dearborn
Explore the past and get a sneak peak into the future with hands-on exhibits and special interactive events.
- Design & Test a K’NEX Car
- Depot Town
- The Science Behind Pixar
- Pixar Film Series
- Greenfield Village Playground
- Giant Screen Experience
Michigan Science Center – Detroit
Bring science to life and learn something new at the Michigan Science Center.
Detroit Zoo – Royal Oak
Get your dose of Vitamin Z with a visit to see the lions, tigers and bear.
- Attractions (4-D Theatre, Carousel, PlayVenture, Simulator Ride, Family Railroad)
- Polk Penguin Conservation Center
- Wild Lights
Detroit Institute of Arts – Detroit
Experience the works of great masters from around the world and throughout time, don’t forget to walk through the Rivera Court.
Cranbrook Institute of Science – West Bloomfield
Journey back in time to when dinosaurs roamed and the pyramids were built at the natural history museum.
- Chocolate: The Exhibition
- Young Scientists Programs
- Acheson Planetarium
- Cranbrook Gardens (FREE Admission)
Detroit Historical Museum – Detroit
From Paris of the Midwest to Motor City and Motown, see where Detroit has been and where we’re going.
Outdoor Adventure Center – Detroit
Go fishing, climb a tree, fly a plane and more Pure Michigan fun at the Outdoor Adventure Center.
Belle Isle State Park – Detroit
There’s lots to do on the Jewel of Detroit – play ball, fish, relax on the beach or rush down the giant slide. Bonus: you get the best views of the city and Canada too!
- Belle Isle Aquarium
- Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory
- Dossin Great Lakes Museum
- Belle Isle Nature Center
Charles H Wright Museum – Detroit
The first African American museum in the world to celebrate the life and legacy of black leaders in arts, science, and social justice.
Arab American Museum – Dearborn
The only museum in the world celebrating the contributions and accomplishments of Arab Americans.
Motown Museum – Detroit
See where Berry Gordy, the Supremes & Temptations got the world Dancing in the Streets.
Hands-On Museum – Ann Arbor
Experience the world around you in a whole new way with interactive exhibits that explore the micro to macro and everything in between.
Michigan Firehouse Museum – Ypsilanti
Learn about firefighters and fire prevention at the Michigan Firehouse Museum.
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..