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Detroit Area Attractions

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Arab American National Museum
13624 Michigan Ave., Dearborn
(313) 582-2266
An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and the first museum in the world devoted to Arab American history and culture. The permanent collection includes art, artifacts, documents, personal papers, and photographs that illustrate the Arab American experience. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
Approximately 24 miles from the Marriott.

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
315 E. Warren Ave., Detroit
(313) 494-5800
The And Still We Rise exhibit serves as the central experience of the museum and contains more than 20 galleries that allow patrons to travel over time and across geographic boundaries. Other permanent exhibits include A is for Africa! and Stories in Stained Glass. The museum is located in the heart of Detroit's Cultural Center, next to the Detroit Science Center and within one block of the Detroit Institute of Arts.
Approximately 18 miles from the Marriott.

Comerica Park
2100 Woodward Ave., Detroit
(313) 962-4000
Home of the Detroit Tigers. Attractions include Liquid Fireworks (a water display in center field), an ornate carousel featuring hand-painted tigers and chariots, and a 50-foot Ferris wheel featuring wheelchair-accessible, baseballs-shaped cars that can seat up to five passengers.
Approximately 20 miles from the Marriott.

Cranbrook Institute of Science
39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills
(248) 645-3200
Explore science, technology and natural history. Attractions include fascinating exhibits, hands-on activities, planetarium shows, and the lovely grounds of the Cranbrook Educational Community campus.
Approximately 5 miles from the Marriott. Take advantage of the Marriott's complimentary shuttle service to locations within five miles of the hotel, available upon request.

Cranbrook Art Museum
39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills
(248) 645-3323
The museum’s collection of contemporary art includes works from the Arts and Crafts movement through Art Deco and Modernism to the avant-garde.
Approximately 5 miles from the Marriott. Take advantage of the Marriott's complimentary shuttle service to locations within five miles of the hotel, available upon request.

Detroit Historical Museum
5401 Woodward Ave., Detroit
(313) 833-1805
Exhibits include The Streets of Old Detroit, which recreates Detroit street scenes from the 1840s, 1870s and early 1900s, and The Motor City exhibit celebrating 100 years of automotive history in Detroit.
Approximately 18 miles from the Marriott.

Detroit Institute of Arts
5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit
(313) 833-7900
One of the premier art museums in the U.S. and site of our reception on Sunday, October 19. The DIA’s collections span the globe from ancient Egyptian works to contemporary art.Daily guided tours. Closed Mondays & Tuesdays.
Approximately 18 miles from the Marriott.

Detroit Opera House/Michigan Opera Theatre
1526 Broadway, Detroit
(313) 961-3500
Opening in 1996, the Opera House is the company's fifth venue since its founding in 1869.  Gilded balconies, Tiffany-style glass, and Art Deco and Italian Renaissance décor highlight the interior.  The Opera House offers exceptional original interpretations and classic operas, performances by the American Ballet Theatre, and touring productions such as Rent and Madame Butterfly.
Approximately 19 miles from the Marriott

Detroit Public Library
5201 Woodward Ave., Detroit
(313) 833-1000
The Detroit Public Library is the largest library system in the state of Michigan, consisting of the Main Library - with ten subject departments and a number of valuable collections - as well as 23 branch libraries.
Approximately 18 miles from the Marriott

Detroit Science Center
5020 John R, Detroit
(313) 577-8400
Explore traveling exhibits, five hands-on exhibit laboratories, two demonstration stages, Michigan’s only IMAX® Dome Theatre, and the Dassault Systèmes Planetarium, all within 110,000 square feet of scientific discovery.
Approximately 18 miles from the Marriott.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra at the Max M. Fisher Music Center
3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit
(313) 576-5111
In addition to the world's greatest classical music performed by the renowned Detroit Symphony Orchestra, “The Max” hosts jazz, pops and family concerts.
Approximately 19 miles from the Marriott.

Detroit Zoo
8450 West Ten Mile Road, Royal Oak
(248) 541-5717
The wildest place in town! See animals in free-ranging natural habitats, amphibians from around the world, and the country's first zoo-based virtual reality simulator. The Arctic Ring of Life facility includes the world's largest polar bear exhibit and the Polar Passage, a 70-foot clear tunnel that takes visitors underneath swimming polar bears and seals.
Approximately 10 miles from the Marriott.

The Doll Hospital and Toy Soldier Shop
3947 Twelve Mile Road, Berkley
(248) 543-3115
One of the largest independent specialty toy stores and doll boutiques in the U.S.
Approximately 7 miles from the Marriott.

Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores
(313) 884-4222
Experience the elegant lifestyle of a bygone era at the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House in scenic Grosse Pointe Shores. You'll see original antique furnishings, an impressive collection of fine and decorative art, and much more in a breathtaking 60-room Cotswold mansion. The estate also includes 87 acres of beautiful lakefront gardens and grounds.
Approximately 24 miles from the Marriott.

Ford Field
2000 Brush St., Detroit
(313) 262-2000
An industry-leading sports and entertainment development that hosts the Detroit Lions games and other sporting events, concerts, banquets, corporate meetings, and many special events.
Approximately 19 miles from the Marriott.

Fox Theatre
2211 Woodward Ave., Detroit
(313) 471-3200
The Motor City's theatre crown jewel. The ornate interior is described as Oriental, incorporating features of Hindu, Persian and Chinese architecture. Gold leaf, hand-stenciled walls, velvet throne chairs, intricately cast brass ornamentation and the second largest Wurlitzer organ in the nation are some of the highlights of this spectacular building. The Fox continues to attract record crowds for a mix of concerts, annual variety and Broadway shows, restored classic films and family entertainment.
Approximately 20 miles from the Marriott.

Frankenmuth (Michigan’s Little Bavaria)
Experience a taste of Bavaria while visiting this quaint village of authentic Franconian-style street signs and architecture, and dozens of Bavarian-themed shops and restaurants such as Zehnders, the Bavarian Inn, and Bronner's Christmas Wonderland (self-proclaimed to be the "World's Largest Christmas Store").
Approximately 75 miles from the Marriott.

Franklin Cider Mill
7450 Franklin Rd, Bloomfield Hills
(248) 626-2968
Built in 1832, Franklin Cider Mill is housed in a designated historical five-story wooden structure. Patrons can watch the cider being made "the old and natural way”. Products include apple cider, donuts, pies, scones, breads, cakes, Hickory Farms meats and cheeses, jams, honey, and vegetables.
Approximately 10 miles from the Marriott.

Great Lakes Crossing Outlet Mall
4000 Baldwin Road, Auburn Hills
(877) SHOP-GLC
This mall offers more than 200 value-oriented and regular-priced stores. Great Lakes Crossing brings numerous "firsts" to Michigan, including Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World (five football fields worth of outdoor gear and shopping fun), GameWorks (a hi-tech indoor playland developed under Steven Spielberg's guidance), Rainforest Café, and Neiman-Marcus Last Call Clearance Center.
Approximately 16 miles from the Marriott.

Greektown Casino
555 E. Lafayette, Detroit
(313) 223-2999 / toll-free: (888) 771-4FUN
The emphasis is on fun at Greektown Casino, located in the heart of the city's most bustling restaurant district.
Approximately 20 miles from the Marriott.

Greektown Merchants Association
400 Monroe, Suite 480, Detroit
(313) 963-3357 / toll-free: (877) GREEKTOWN
People call Greektown Detroit's entertainment center. It's the liveliest place downtown. Monroe Street is packed with authentic Greek, American, and ethnic restaurants. Historic sites, boutiques, nightclubs, hotel and banquet facilities, and casino gaming add to the mix. "Opa!"
Approximately 20 miles from the Marriott.

The Henry Ford
20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn
(800) 835-5237
The Henry Ford brings the American historical experience to life. See JFK's limo, Rosa Parks' bus, and thousands of uniquely American innovations at the museum. GreenfieldVillage features 90 historic buildings, period presenters and artisans. IMAX theater open daily. Experience the Ford Rouge Factory Tour and watch the F-150 truck being assembled in the "green" friendly plant. The Benson Ford Research Center allows you to personally access archives, records, and collections that document the American Experience.
Approximately 28 miles from the Marriott.

Henry Ford Estate, Fair Lane
4901 Evergreen Rd., Dearborn
(313) 593-5590
Magnificent self-contained mansion home, powerhouse, research laboratory, and garages of automotive pioneer Henry Ford and his wife Clara, on 1,300 acres. A National Historic Landmark.
Approximately 27 miles from the Marriott.

Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus
28123 Orchard Lake Rd., Farmington Hills
(248) 553-2400
This facility includes the Museum of European Jewish Heritage, the Holocaust Museum, and the inspiring International Institute of the Righteous. Additionally, its library and research center are home to the second largest Holocaust collection in the U.S.
Approximately 22 miles from the Marriott.

Meadow Brook Hall
2200 North Squirrel Road, Oakland University Campus, Rochester
(248) 364-6200
An American castle, this 110-room, 88,000-square-foot, Tudor-revival style mansion was designed after the great homes of England. Meadow Brook Hall is the fourth largest historic house museum in the U.S. and is listed on both the state and national registers of historic places. Construction of the hall began in 1926 on the 1,500-acre family farm of Matilda Dodge Wilson (widow of Dodge Brothers Motor Car Company founder John Dodge). The hall served as residence for Matilda and her second husband, lumber broker Alfred G. Wilson, for 38 years. Meadow Brook Hall is renowned for its fine craftsmanship and exquisite architecture, an extraordinary collection of furnishings and art, and lush gardens and grounds.
Approximately 12 miles from the Marriott.

MGM Grand Detroit Casino
1777 Third St., Detroit
(313) 393-7777 / toll-free: (877) 888-2121
Indulge your senses at the ultra chic hotel and resort-style spa. Or, feed your desires at three signature restaurants. Then, spark your imagination with the hottest gaming and lounges in the land.
Approximately 20 miles from the Marriott

Morley Candy Makers Inc.
23770 Hall Road, Clinton Township
(586) 468-4300 / toll-free: (800) 682-2760
Observe Michigan's largest candy maker create delicious treats, enjoy a chocolate sample, and visit the unique candy shop. Free tours are available Monday through Friday, advanced reservations required.
Approximately 19 miles from the Marriott.

MotorCity Casino
2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit
(313) 237-7711 / toll-free: (877) 777-0711
Experience the excitement of world-class gaming action spread over 70,000 square feet on four floors. Enjoy great local entertainment and four fabulous dining options. Easily accessible downtown location, with complimentary valet parking.
Approximately 19 miles from the Marriott.

Motown Historical Museum
2648 W. Grand Blvd. Detroit
(313) 875-2264
Long known as Hitsville USA, the museum is the home of the world-famous Studio A, where the Temptations, Marvin Gaye, and other Motown royalty recorded with the Funk Brothers.
Approximately 19 miles from the Marriott.

Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
4554 Woodward Ave., Detroit
Exhibitions focus on the fine arts, architecture, contemporary craft and design. As a non-collecting institution, MOCAD is responsive to the cultural content of our time, fueling crucial dialogue, collaboration, and public engagement. Weekly public programs include lectures, musical performances, films, literary readings and educational activities for children.
Approximately 18 miles from the Marriott.

Oakland Mall
412 W. 14 Mile Road, Troy
This mall features over 120 stores and a food court, plus several big box stores on the periphery. The anchor stores are Macy’s, JC Penney, Borders and Sears.
Approximately 5 miles from the Marriott.

Olde World Canterbury Village
2369 Joslyn Ct., Lake Orion
Michigan historical site hosting eighteen specialty shops including Aldridge's Always Christmas, one of the largest and most unique Christmas stores anywhere.
Approximately 17 miles from the Marriott.

Pewabic Pottery
10125 E. Jefferson Ave. Detroit
Phone: (313) 822-0954
Founded in 1903 during the Arts & Crafts Movement, Pewabic is nationally renowned for its tile and pottery in unique glazes. This national historic landmark pottery houses a museum, gallery of contemporary pottery, learning center, and gift shop. Guided tours available.
Approximately 23 miles from the Marriott.

Ren Cen Tour
400 Renaissance Center, Detroit
General Motors World Headquarters, Suite 2500
Phone: (313) 568-5624
Free tours of the GM Renaissance Center are available Monday through Saturday, 10 am, Noon, 2 pm and 4 pm. Learn the dynamic history of General Motors and the Renaissance Center. Highlights include the GM Plaza overlooking the Detroit River, the new Jefferson Plaza, GM Next Showroom, and Riverfront Shops. Ride the glass elevator to the 72nd floor for a spectacular view of Detroit.
Approximately 20 miles from the Marriott.

Somerset Collection      Check out the coupons in your Gift Bags!!
2800 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy
(248) 643-6360
This extraordinary mall features some of the most exclusive retailers in Michigan, including Nordstrom, Macy's, Swarovski, Restoration Hardware, Ralph Lauren/Polo, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tiffany & Co., Barneys New York Co-Op, and Crate & Barrel. Restaurants include P.F. Chang's China Bistro, McCormick & Schmick’s, California Pizza Kitchen, and The Capital Grille.
Approximately 2 miles from the Marriott. Take advantage of the Marriott’s complimentary shuttle service to locations within five miles of the hotel, available upon request.

Yates Cider Mill
1990 E. Avon Rd., Rochester Hills
(248) 651-8300
Yates Cider Mill is an historic environment where the coffee and cider are always fresh. Visitors can watch cider being made from start to finish. The mill specializes in homemade treats: donuts, pies, caramel apples, apple butter, jams, jellies, and apple crisp. Attractions include an apple tent, Fudge Shoppe, Ice Cream Shoppe, and petting zoo.
Approximately 12 miles from the Marriott.

Walter P. Chrysler Museum
1 Chrysler Drive, Auburn Hills
(248) 944-0001 / toll free: (888) 456-1924
The museum features more than 65 antique, custom and concept vehicles that celebrate DaimlerChrysler’s proud American heritage. Vehicles are interspersed with interactive displays and exhibits to tell the story of the evolution of the company Walter P. Chrysler founded, and its contributions to automotive design and innovation, as well as the automobile’s impact on American culture. The Museum also includes a 125-seat theater featuring three continuously running movies and an automotive-themed gift shop.
Approximately 11 miles from the Marriott

Detroit Attractions (12.6 miles)

Ways to See Detroit:

Attractions in Counties Near the Troy Marriott Hotel

Macomb County Attractions

North Oakland County Attractions

South Oakland County Attractions

Metro Parks

Stoney Creek
4300 Main Park Rd., Shelby Township

Metro Beach
31300 Metro Parkway, Mt. Clemens

Wolcott Mill
63841 Wolcott Road, Ray