Highlighting must see Attractions
Year-round unique educational, recreational, and environmental conservation opportunities for Detroit teachers, school children, their parents, families, and the community. Featuring field trips, afterschool programs, summer programs, camp and family weekend.
20 acres of forest on Belle Isle utilizing some elements of the existing infrastructure of the Belle Isle Nature Center and the surrounding natural landscape including nature trails, numerous outdoor and indoor live animal exhibits, and an Exploration Lodge.
It began as one man's vision to document the genius of ordinary people by preserving the objects they used in their everyday lives. It grew to become one of the largest collections of its kind-a remarkable destination that brings American ideas and innovations to life.
Henry Ford Museum is more than a place to encounter the artifacts that have shaped America; it is the place to meet the people and ideas that have fired our imaginations and changed our lives. Henry Ford Museum celebrates and showcases our nation's Genius at Work!
Plan a visit to the Walter P. Chrysler Museum where automotive history is learned and explored. Take an hour, or spend the day to experience the history of Chrysler vehicles, learn from interactive kiosk stations, or enjoy a educational films in our movie theater.
The Belle Isle Botanical Society, BIBS, is a non-profit organization created to advance gardening efforts by the City of Detroit Recreation Department on Belle Isle and to provide educational programs for the public. The Belle Isle Botanical Society was founded in 1987. Our mission is to raise funds and seek donations for the restoration and maintenance of the Conservatory and surrounding gardens. Our volunteers give hundreds of hours gardening, conducting guided tours and raising funds for this historic area.
The mission of The New Detroit Science Center is to inspire Detroit area children and their families to discover and appreciate science, technology and engineering.
The Detroit Science Center, founded by Detroit businessman and philanthropist Dexter Ferry nearly 30 years ago, was among the first centers for scientific exploration and learning in the country to include an IMAX® Dome Theatre. An exhibit floor and program plan encouraged hands-on interaction, exploration and study of science and technology. Plans to transform the Detroit Science Center into a leading center for science education began in late 1998. In December 1999, the Science Center broke ground on its $30 million expansion and renovation. The New Detroit Science Center reopened in 2001 as the centerpiece of the Detroit 300 festivities.