Welcome to Dearborn, MI, a suburb of Detroit, and home to Ford Motor
Company and several world class museums and attractions.
Arts, Culture, and Pure Michigan
Dearborn (These are all a 5 minute (cab) ride from the Hyatt Regency)
- Arab American Museum - Arab American history comes alive celebrating the impact of Arab Americans on our nation.
- The Henry Ford
- This museum complex covers the Henry Ford Museum, which traces the
industrial history of the United States from colonial times to present
times under one roof, Greenfield Village, an outdoor complex made up of
small neighborhoods that traces the agricultural, cultural, commercial,
and industrial history of the United States from colonial to the
present time, and the Automotive Hall of Fame, which honors the history
of the automobile.
- The Henry Ford Estate
- Get a guided tour of this early 20th century estate and see the
personal side of one of the most influential individuals in our
Wayne State University/Cultural Center -- Detroit (These are all a 20-25 minute (cab) ride from the Hyatt Regency)
- Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
- The largest museum in the world dedicated to the African American
experience. With over 30,000 artifacts days could be spent here.
- Detroit Historical Museum - Explore Detroit from its French beginnings to its heyday and beyond.
- Detroit Institute of Arts
- One of the most prestigious collections of art in the world. This
museum is particularly strong in American art and has the famed Diego
Rivera Detroit Industry murals.
- Detroit Public Library
- One of the largest public libraries in the nation containing millions
of volumes with an Abraham Lincoln, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Samuel
Clemens, and Ernie Harwell special collection.
- Detroit Science Center - Explore the world of science in the IMAX setting or live exhibits.
Detroit (These are in various locations around Detroit and still no
more than a 20-25 minute (cab) ride from the Hyatt Regency)
- Heidelberg Project - Perhaps the most interesting community art project in the country and a visit here will not be soon forgot.
- John King Book Store - Michigan's largest used bookstore is a treat for any book lover.
- Motown Museum - Trace the history of one of the more popular musical eras in our country's history.
- Pewabic Pottery - Pottery that grew out of the Arts and Crafts movement of the early 1900s. Museum and store.
Southeastern Michigan (For more information on exploring the beautiful
state of Michigan outside of Southeastern Michigan please consult http://www.michigan.org)
Entertainment and Nightlife
For more activites in and around Detroit