The Detroit area offers many attractions close to the Inn on Ferry Street, please a list select below:

Museums

The Henry Ford
20900 Oakwood Blvd
Dearborn, MI 48124
313-982-6001
www.thehenryford.org
Located approximately 20 minutes for the Inn on Ferry Street, The Henry Ford includes:  Henry Ford Museum: 12 Indoor Acres Celebrating “Genius at Work” Celebrate the people and ideas that have fired our imaginations… and changed our lives forever.  National treasures and artifacts that helped shape America include: The Rosa Parks Bus, Lincoln’s Chair, and the Kennedy Limousine.  Greenfield Village:  Rediscover America at Greenfield Village.  Experience 300 years of history as the sights, sounds, and sensations as America’s past comes alive.  Come and see Edison’s lab, and ride an authentic Model T.  Ford Rouge Factory Tour:  Witness  the celebration of the innovation of manufacturing in America- where history and future merge.  And don’t forget the IMAX Theatre check website for shows and show times.
Hours:  Seven days a week 9:30 AM – 5:00 AM

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
315 E. Warren
313-494-5800
www.maah-detroit.org
This 120,000 square foot museum with three exhibition galleries is the largest African-American museum in the world dedicated to documenting, preserving and educating the public on the life and culture of African Americans. Its comprehensive main exhibition, “Of the People: The African American Experience”, covers over 600 years of African American History.
Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Detroit Historical Museum
5401 Woodward Avenue
313-833-1805
www.detroithistorical.org
History Comes Alive at this museum as you stroll through the famous “Streets of Old Detroit” and experience how people actually lived in the 1840s, 1870s, and early 1900s. Don’t miss the Motor City Exhibition, celebrating 100 years of automotive history in Detroit. Additional permanent exhibits include Frontiers to Factories, which takes a look at Detroiters at work from 1701 to 1901, and the Glancy Trains, an interactive display of model trains that is a longtime Detroit tradition.
Hours: Tuesday – Friday 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Detroit Institute of Arts
5300 Woodward Avenue
313-833-7900
www.dia.org
One of the nation’s top ten fine art museums, the DIA’s 100 galleries offer art of world cultures from ancient to modern times, as well as special exhibitions, family programs, a gift shop and two restaurants. The DIA possesses an encyclopedic collection, with a multi-cultural, multi-national scope that surveys creative endeavors from pre-history through modern times, with works by Rembrandt, Van Gogh, Picasso and Matisse.
On Friday evenings, enjoy art, music, dining, drawing in the galleries and more.
Hours: Wednesday – Thursday 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Fridays 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Saturday – Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

MOCAD (Muesum of Contemporary Art Detroit)
4454 Woodward
313.832.6622
www.mocadetroit.org
The mission of the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit is to present art at the forefront of contemporary culture. As a non-collecting institution, MOCAD is responsive to the cultural content of our time, fueling crucial dialogue, collaboration, and public engagement.
Hours:
Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday: 11am-5pm
Thursday & Friday : 11am-8pm
closed Monday & Tuesday

The New Detroit Science Center
5020 John R Street
313.577.8400
www.detroitsciencecenter.org
The New Detroit Science Center features 110,000 square feet of scientific exploration, including Michigan’s only IMAX® Dome Theatre; the Dassault Systèmes Planetarium; the Ford Learning Resource Center; the DTE Energy Sparks Theater; the DaimlerChrysler Science Stage; an 8,700 square-foot Science Hall for traveling exhibits; hands-on exhibit galleries focusing on space, life and physical science; an SBC Children’s Gallery for pint-size scientists; and a Special Events Lobby.
Winter hours: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Saturday 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.  Summer hours: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.,
Sunday 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Midtown Music & Theatres

Detroit Film Theatre at the DIA
Art and foreign films
5200 Woodward Avenue
313-833-2323
www.dia.org

IMAX Dome Theatre at the Detroit Science Center
5020 John R
313-577-8400
www.detroitsciencecenter.org

Max M. Fisher Music Center
3711 Woodward Avenue
313-576-5111
www.detroitsymphony.com
Listen to the incredible sounds of the world class Detroit Symphony Orchestra in the historic and beautifully restored Orchestra Hall. Experience the new 135,000 square foot expansion featuring a 450 seat performance hall.

Majestic Theatre Complex
4120 Woodward
313-833-9700
www.majesticdetroit.com
This complex features two nightclubs, a restaurant, pizza parlor, and bowling alley.

Masonic Temple Theatre
500 Temple Avenue
313-832-2232
www.nederlanderdetroit.com
This theatre hosts large-scale theatrical productions and general concert venues in one of the largest and finest theatrical houses in the country.

Wayne State University Bonstelle Theatre
3424 Woodward Avenue
313-577-2960
www.theatre.wayne.edu
Wayne State University Theatre is one of the nation’s leading educational theatres. This historic theatre was beautifully renovated and produces a series of plays and musical productions.

Wayne State University Hilberry Theatre
4743 Cass Avenue
313-577-2972
www.theatre.wayne.edu
This is the nation’s only graduate theatre company. Students perform classic and contemporary plays.

Other Detroit Music & Theatres

Bert’s Marketplace
2727 Russell
313-567-2030
www.bertsentertainment.com
Bert’s Marketplace has been showcasing the best in local and regional jazz talent since the late 1980s.

City Theatre
2301 Woodward
313-471-3400
www.olympiaentertainment.com/venues/citytheatre
One of Detroit’s newest theater gems, the intimate City Theatre is located in the heart of Foxtown inside the Hockeytown Cafe building, next to the fabulous Fox Theatre.

Cliff Bell’s
2030 Park Ave.
313-961-2543
www.cliffbells.com
Cliff Bell’s has joined the ranks of premier jazz venues in Detroit.

Detroit Opera House
313.237.SING
1526 Broadway
www.motopera.org
This beautifully restored 1922 theater is the home of the Michigan Opera Theater and other performing arts productions.

The Fillmore Detroit (formerly the State Theatre
2115 Woodward
313-961-5451
www.livenation.com/venue/getVenue/venueId/1377#
This historic theatre features live entertainment venues.

Fisher Theatre
3011 W. Grand Blvd.
313-872-1000
www.nederlanderdetroit.com
Located in the historic Fisher Building, this theatre features Broadway plays and musicals.

Fox Theatre
2211 Woodward
313-983-6611
www.olympiaentertainment.com
This historic theatre is beautifully restored and is one of Detroit’s gems. The Fox features musicals, concerts and occasionally movies on its enormous screen.

Gem Theatre
333 Madison Avenue
313-963-9800
www.gemtheatre.com
This recently restored, 450 seat theatre features live comedic and musical productions every Wednesday through Sunday. Theatre and dinner packages are available.

Music Hall
350 Madison Ave
313-963-2366
www.musichall.citysearch.com

Midtown Galleries

College for Creative Studies Center Galleries
301 Frederick Douglass
313.664.7800
www.ccsad.edu

Community Arts Gallery (WSU)
150 Community Arts Building
313.577.2423
www.art.wayne.edu

Dell Pryor Galleries
4201 Cass
313.833.6990
www.dellpryorgalleries.com

Detroit Artists Market
4719 Woodward Avenue
313-832-8540
www.detroitartistsmarket.org

Elaine L. Jacob Gallery (WSU)
480 W. Hancock
313.993.7813
www.art.wayne.edu

Ellen Kayrod Gallery
4750 Woodward
313.833.1300
www.hannan.org

G.R. N’Namdi Gallery
66 E. Forest
313-831-8700
www.grnnamdigallery.com

Re:View Contemporary Gallery
444 W.Willis Street, Unit 111
313.833.9000
www.reviewcontemporary.com

The Scarab Club
217 E. Farnsworth
313-831-1250
www.thescarabclub.org

Work : Detroit Gallery (University of Michigan)
3663 Woodward
313-593-0527
www.art-design.umich.edu/workdetroit

Detroit Casinos

Greektown Casino
555 E. Lafayette Blvd.
888-771-4386

MGM Grand Casino
1777 Third St.
877-888-2121

MotorCity Casino Hotel
2901 Grand River Ave.
877-777-0711