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If all things automotive get you revved, you're in the right place. We're the birthplace of Henry Ford and home of the Big Three, and you'll need a full tank of gas to explore all the car culture here.
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Edsel/Eleanor (Macomb District), Meadow Brook Hall (Oakland District) Tour the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House http://www.fordhouse.org/ and Meadow Brook Hall (former residence of Matilda Dodge Wilson) and Gardens to see how auto royalty lived once upon a time. http://www.meadowbrookhall.org/
Detroit Historical Museum
http://www.detroithistorical.org/ Check out the recently re-branded America’s Motor City exhibit and Automotive Showplace. (Downtown Detroit District)
Detroit Institute of Arts
http://www.dia.org/ Marvel at Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry fresco cycle, inspired by the grind and grit of the city's manufacturing glory days of the 1930s. (Downtown Detroit District)
The Henry Ford
http://www.thehenryford.org/ This family attraction offers Model T rides in Greenfield Village, a Rouge Factory Tour and the all-new Driving America exhibition in Henry Ford Museum. (Dearborn/Wayne District)
Piquette Model T Museum
http://tplex.org/ Explore the birthplace of the Model T. (Downtown Detroit District)
Detroit's calendar is stocked with auto events, kicking off with the North American International Auto Show http://www.naias.com/ in January. (Downtown Detroit District)
A host of fairer-weather auto events include Autopalooza http://www.autopalooza.org/ (ALL Districts)
Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix
http://detroitgp.com/ (Downtown Detroit District)
http://concoursusa.org/ (Greater Novi District)
The Woodward Dream Cruise
http://www.woodwarddreamcruise.com (Oakland District).
If you’re interested in an entertaining lesson in Arab-American culture and history, visit the Arab American National Museum.
Visit the campus’ Museum of European Jewish Heritage for a look inside Jewish culture, lifestyle, education and more.
It doesn’t take a ton of cash to enjoy the city’s sights. Our suggestions include some free, some that cost a few bucks.
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