The world's largest museum of African American history and culture, this impressive building opened in 1997 and is named ... More
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
The world's largest museum of African American history and culture, this impressive building opened in 1997 and is named after the local doctor and activist who first established it. With 120,000 square feet of exhibit space, the Charles H. Wright Museum includes several exhibit galleries, a research library, classrooms and a museum store. The anchor exhibit, “Of the People: The African American Experience,” uses Detroit's own history to tell the story of the black experience in the United States. Previously, much smaller incarnations of the museum existed, dating back to 1965.
In the summer months, two hour tours of one of the world's busiest international waterways, the Detroit River , leave
twice a day from docks in two locations: The Upper Detroit River Tour departs from Detroit's downtown Rivard Plaza. ...
Few cities have anything this splendid: an island park of nearly 1000 acres (404.68 hectares). Accessible by a vehicle bridge
only ten minutes' drive from downtown, Belle Isle has been a favorite place of refuge and recreation for 150 ...
In the lean years when downtown Detroit was moribund, Greektown was the only place alive at night, so it's only
fitting now that as Detroit revives, Greektown is the place to be. What once was one block of nearly ...