Custom, bus or other group tours - contact – Detroit Tour Connections 313-283-4332 www.detroittourconnections, DTOURS 888-416-5060 www.dtoursdetroit.com, Inside Detroit 313-268-6562 www.insidedetroit.org
DIA Guided Art Tour or Exclusive "Behind-the-Scenes Tour"- Discover the intricacies and inner workings of the Detroit Institute of Arts. Take a behind-the-scenes tour and see the DIA from a new perspective 313-833-1292 www.dia.org
Detroit Historical Museum - Guided tours are available of several permanent and temporary exhibitions to help you make the most of your visit. Whether planning a neighborhood outing, a college or family reunion activity or a field trip for your church or senior group, the Detroit Historical Museum is a great experience for all. Your visit includes a 90-minute tour led by a trained docent through the galleries of your choice. 313-833-7979 www.detroithistorical.org
Detroit Zoo - Available for students, scout troops and others - group guided walking tours are available on a variety of the topic of your choice September - April. 248-541-5717 www.detroitzoo.org
Ford Plant – Piquette Factory - Detroit's Ford Piquette Avenue Plant is the birthplace of the Model T. Today, it is the only example of an early Detroit auto factory open to visitors. You can see where Henry Ford designed the Model T and built the first 12,000 "Tin Lizzies." 313.872.8759 www.tplex.org
Fox Theatre - Experience Detroit's crown jewel, the Fox Theatre, like never before! Group tours give guests a unique behind-the-scenes look at the magnificently restored Fox Theatre. During the 45-minute walking tour, groups will be awed by the exquisite beauty and extravagant architectural design, as well as the history of the Fox Theatre, which has hosted the world's biggest stars for more than 75 years, including Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin, Jerry Seinfeld and more. 313 -471-6677 www.olympiaentertainment.com
Detroit Gallery, Exhibit and Art Tours
Feet on the Street Tours in partnership with the Arts League of Michigan/Virgil H. Carr Cultural Arts Center offers behind the scenes look at exhibits, galleries, and artists in Detroit on the first Wednesday of each month. Tours begin at 10am at the Carr Center, 311 E. Grand River, Detroit 48226 in Paradise Valley/Harmonie Park. Folks traveling south from northern suburbs can pick up the tour bus at the Lido Gallery in Birmingham, 33535 Woodward Avenue, beginning at 9:30 a.m. For more information, e-mail Feet On The Street at info@FeetOnTheStreetTours.com.