Museum - Best of 2013

Published Jun 24, 2013

Maybe it’s your go-to spot for a rainy day or the place you take guests who are in town. What is your favorite museum?

Winner
2013 Winner

1. Detroit Institute of Arts

Voters Love

"I love the DIA. I am so sad, though, that the expensive new addition feels like a commercial building. It was either..." via Ross Miller

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5200 Woodward Ave Detroit MI 48202
  • Detroit Institute of Arts, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, Art Gallery, Indie Theater, Theater, 5200 Woodward Ave Midtown Detroit MI 48202
    Nominee for: Museum
    5200 Woodward Ave, Wayne State Detroit, MI
  • The Henry Ford, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment Nightlife, Haunted House Museum, 20900 Oakwood Blvd Dearborn MI 48124
    Nominee for: Museum
    20900 Oakwood Blvd, Dearborn Dearborn, MI
  • Troy Historic Village, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 60 W Wattles Rd Troy MI 48098
    Nominee for: Museum
    60 W Wattles Rd, Troy, MI
  • Cranbrook House and Gardens, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, Art Gallery, 380 Lone Pine Road Bloomfield Hills MI 48303
    Nominee for: Museum
    380 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • Cranbrook Institute of Science, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, Art Gallery, 39221 Woodward Ave Bloomfield Hills MI 48304
    Nominee for: Museum
    39221 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Museum, 200 E Ann St Ann Arbor MI 48104
    Nominee for: Museum
    200 E Ann St, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Motown Historical Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 2648 W Grand Blvd Detroit MI 48208
    Nominee for: Museum
    2648 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI
  • Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 31005 Orchard Lake Rd Farmington MI 48334
    Nominee for: Museum
    31005 Orchard Lake Rd, Farmington, MI
  • Holocaust Memorial Center, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 28123 Orchard Lake Rd Farmington Hills MI 48334
    Nominee for: Museum
    28123 Orchard Lake Rd, Farmington Hills, MI
  • Detroit Historical Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 5401 Woodward Ave Detroit MI 48202
    Nominee for: Museum
    5401 Woodward Ave, Wayne State Detroit, MI
  • Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 1005 Van Hoosen Rd Rochester Hills MI 48306
    Nominee for: Museum
    1005 Van Hoosen Rd, Rochester Hills, MI
  • Detroit Science Center, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 5020 John R St Detroit MI 48202
    Nominee for: Museum
    5020 John R St, Wayne State Detroit, MI
  • Museum of African American History, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 315 E Warren Ave Detroit MI 48201
    Nominee for: Museum
    315 E Warren Ave, Midtown Detroit, MI
  • Arab American National Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 13624 Michigan Ave Dearborn MI 48126
    Nominee for: Museum
    13624 Michigan Ave, Dearborn Dearborn, MI
  • Wyandotte Historical Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Museum, 2610 Biddle Ave Wyandotte MI 48192
    Nominee for: Museum
    2610 Biddle Ave, Wyandotte, MI
  • Exhibit Museum of Natural History, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 1109 Geddes Ave Ann Arbor MI 48109
    Nominee for: Museum
    1109 Geddes Ave, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Plymouth Historical Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 155 S Main St Plymouth MI 48170
    Nominee for: Museum
    155 S Main St, Plymouth, MI
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 4454 Woodward Ave Detroit MI 48201
    Nominee for: Museum
    4454 Woodward Ave, Midtown Detroit, MI
  • Lincoln Park Historical Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 1335 Southfield Rd Lincoln Park MI 48146
    Nominee for: Museum
    1335 Southfield Rd, Lincoln Park, MI
  • Crocker House Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 15 Union St Mt Clemens MI 48043
    Nominee for: Museum
    15 Union St, Mt Clemens, MI
  • Grosse Pointe Historical Society, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 376 Grosse Pointe Blvd Grosse Pointe MI 48236
    Nominee for: Museum
    376 Grosse Pointe Blvd, Grosse Pointe, MI
  • University of Michigan Museum of Art, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, UMMA Off/Site, 1301 S. University Ann Arbor MI 48104
    Nominee for: Museum
    UMMA Off/Site, 1301 S. University, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 1100 Lake Shore Road Grosse Pointe Shores MI
    Nominee for: Museum
    1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores,
  • Museum of New Art, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 7 N Saginaw St Pontiac MI 48342
    Nominee for: Museum
    7 N Saginaw St, Pontiac, MI
Contest Overview
  • 28,549
    Total Votes
  • 13,836
    Voters
  • 161
    Winners

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