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Detroit is a melting pot of ethnicities and we're proud to celebrate our diversity with museums, festivals and, above all, food. You don't have to travel far in The D to immerse yourself in the customs of another world.

Arab American National Museum
http://www.arabamericanmuseum.org/
First and only museum devoted to Arab-American history and culture. (Dearborn/Wayne District)

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
http://www.thewright.org/
World's largest institution dedicated to the African-American experience. (Downtown Detroit District)

Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus
http://www.holocaustcenter.org/
America's first freestanding Holocaust museum. (Greater Novi District)

Polish Art Center
http://www.polartcenter.com/
Showcasing Hamtramck's treasury of Polish heritage. (Downtown Detroit District)

Also visit:

Greektown
http://greektowndetroit.org/
Delicious dining, dancing, gaming. Opa! (Downtown Detroit District)

Hamtramck
http://hamtramck.us/
Michigan's most diverse city, with a strong Polish heritage. (Downtown Detroit District)

Mexicantown
http://mexicantown.com/
Detroit's Hispanic enclave is alive with food, bakeries, music and dancing. (Downtown Detroit District)

Travel Tip

"My favorite place to excercise is at the Dequindre cut bike trail. It stretches from Gratiot to the riverfront. If you don't have a bike to ride already, you can rent one for a few hours while you are there. Let the wind blow in your hair. ; )"
~Jay D. -Travel Mentor

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