Stories tagged: "museum"

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From Odd Crimes to Haunted Houses: 11 Michigan Fun Facts You Won’t Forget

Did you know that Michigan was once in Central Time, or that its capital city had an inauspicious founding?

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9 Offbeat Michigan Museums Worth Visiting and What You Can Find There

The world’s largest crucifix. Rare musical instruments. Michigan’s museums have a little bit of everything. Here’s what we found. 

Top: Motown Museum tour guide Jamia Henry points out notable Motown legends during a tour of the museum. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) Bottom: Folks can’t wait to get back inside Hitsville, U.S.A. Here’s the exterior view of the Motown Museum is seen, Wednesday, July 15, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
LISTEN: Detroit’s Motown Museum Has Reopened — and This Playlist Will Get You There In Style

The birthplace of Motown almost sold out upon reopening to the public after a four-month closure. Here’s what to know before you go, and a curated playlist to get you in the groove.

Clockwise from top left: Michigan Science Center (photo via Wikimedia Commons); Explore the universe at the Michigan Science Center (Photo via Facebook); The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History (Photo by Juan N Only via Flickr); “Self-Portrait with Monkey” by Frida Kahlo (1938) is on loan to the DIA from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, N.Y. for "Guests of Honor: Frida Kahlo and Salvador Dalí." (Image via Facebook); Visitors will be able to walk the steps and enter the Detroit Institute of Arts this Friday. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)
Museums, Arts and Culture Institutes Are Opening Up In Detroit. Here’s What to Know and Where to Go

The DIA, Michigan Science Center, and more open these must-see exhibits to visitors July 10. Wear your mask!