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Discover the wonders of science at the Michigan Science Center, located not far from downtown Detroit. There are 200-plus permanent exhibits about space, physics, engineering and much more. Throw in a planetarium, an IMAX theater, a Kids’ Town for children under five and a range of live shows, and you’ve got a fun-filled day ahead.
Explore the main hall for an introduction to the key areas of science with hands-on exhibits, scale models and activities. Cross the Mini Mac Bridge, a reproduction of the five-mile (eight-kilometer) Mackinac Bridge in northern Michigan. Move on to the interactive Steel Fun Factory to see how the manufacturing process turns concepts and raw materials into usable products.
The entire family will enjoy learning about out-of-this-world technology in the Space section. There are scale rockets and hands-on exhibits where you can hear and feel the force of a launch, and learn about the moon landings. Over at the Motion exhibit, unearth the secrets of light, radio and even X-rays. You’ll find all kinds of devices designed to explain the principles of motion and mechanics.
Check out Health and Nutrition for a look at the realities of junk food and the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.
Younger kids will have a ball at Kids’ Town, where they can run and play while exploring the basic principles of science. For more fun, check out the live shows and demonstrations at Nutrition Kitchen, Energy Sparks Theater, the Science Stage and the Engineering 4-D Theater.
Sit back and enjoy films on the big screen at the IMAX Dome Theater. For a closer look at our solar system and beyond, take in a show at the planetarium.
The Michigan Science Center is about 2.5 miles (four kilometers) from downtown Detroit, and it’s open daily. Parking in the area entails a fee, and the closest option is the Cultural Center garage. Alternatively, take the Detroit SMART bus from downtown. It stops near the Science Center as well as at other attractions, like the Detroit Institute of Arts.
Situated in Detroit, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Little Caesars Arena, Fox Theatre, and Comerica Park. Ford Field and GM Renaissance Center are also within 2 mi (3 km). Sproat Street/Adelaide Street Station is 16 minutes by foot and Times Square Station is 17 minutes.
Located in Downtown Detroit, this historic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Cobo Center and Campus Martius Park. Fox Theatre and Greektown Casino are also within 15 minutes. Fort Cass Station and Michigan Avenue Station are within a 5-minute walk.
Located in Downtown Detroit, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Cobo Center, Campus Martius Park, and GM Renaissance Center. Greektown Casino and Detroit Opera House are also within 15 minutes. Convention Center Station and Financial District Station are within a 5-minute walk.
Located in Downtown Detroit, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts, Ford Field, and Greektown Casino. Detroit Opera House and Campus Martius Park are also within 10 minutes. Cadillac Center Station and Greektown Station are within a 5-minute walk.
Situated in the historical district, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Fisher Theatre, Motown Historical Museum, and Wayne State University. Little Caesars Arena and MotorCity Casino are also within 3 mi (5 km). Grand Boulevard Station is only a 2-minute walk and Baltimore Street Station is 4 minutes.
Located in Midtown, this historic hotel is steps from Cultural Center Historic District, College for Creative Studies, and Detroit Historical Museum. Detroit Institute of Arts and Detroit Public Library are also within 5 minutes. Ferry Street Station is only a 2-minute walk and Warren Avenue Station is 6 minutes.
Located in Midtown, this bed & breakfast is within a 15-minute walk of The Majestic Theatre, Masonic Temple, and Wayne State University. MotorCity Casino and Little Caesars Arena are also within 1 mi (2 km). Canfield Street Station is 9 minutes by foot and Martin Luther King Boulevard/Mack Avenue Station is 12 minutes.
Located in Midtown, this bed & breakfast is within a 10-minute walk of Comerica Park, Fox Theatre, and Ford Field. Little Caesars Arena and Fillmore Detroit are also within 10 minutes. Sproat Street/Adelaide Street Station and Montcalm Street Station are within a 5-minute walk.