Family and Kids in Detroit

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Detroit? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Detroit, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Detroit.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Detroit for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Detroit Institute Of Arts

    Family and Kids

    The Detroit Institute of Arts, or DIA as termed by many, was first founded in 1885 as the Detroit Museum of Art. It is located in Midtown Detroit, Michigan, and occupies a huge area of 658,000 square feet. With over 100 galleries that monolithic white marble structure an extensive collection 65,000 artworks, the Detroit Institute of Arts is one of the largest museums in the United States. The c...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Greektown

    Family and Kids

    Greektown is the historical, landmark commercial and entertainment centre of the city of Detroit. Located north east of downtown Detroit, this site of the Greek Parade, is well connected by the Detroit People Mover. German immigrants originally populated Greektown in the early 1800s. However, in the early 20th century, Greek immigrants moved in as the Germans began to move out. The Greeks were ...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Detroit International Riverfront

    Park

    Detroit RiverFront is one of the hallmark attractions of the city of Detroit. The RiverFront extends from the Ambassador Bridge in the west to the Belle Island in the east, for a total of 5.5 miles or 8.8 kilometres. The RiveFront comprises of several smaller tourist attractions. Some of the more notable ones are: Belle Isle State Park an island state park that is home to the Anna Scripps Whit...Read more
  4. Amazing Detroit attraction for kids
    Belle Isle Park

    Garden, Park

    Situated in the Detroit River between Canada and the United States mainland, Belle Isle Park is a 982 acre (1,534 square meter) island park. It has a maritime museum, a zoo, a conservatory, an aquarium, a beach, a yacht club and a golf course. You will also see a number of pavilions, monuments and statues. Clean and well patrolled it is best during the summer when it offers a great view of Wind...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Gm Renaissance Center

    Family and Kids

    GM Renaissance Centre located on the International Riverfront is owned by General Motors as its world headquarters. It has a variety of shops, services, dining experiences, conference facilities, movie theatres, a hotel (the Detroit Marriott) and a GM facility showroom. It has 3 of Detroit’s best restaurants – Andiamo Detroit Riverfront serving northern Italian cuisine, Coach Insign...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Detroit
    Eastern Market

    Family and Kids

    Originally opened in 1841 as the Farmers Market in Detroit devoted to hay and wood sales. Through the years as the market grew sheds were built and in 1891 the Farmer’s Market moved to its present location and was renamed Eastern Market. Stalls rented by farmers were decorated with murals of produce and livestock and have now become Eastern Market logos.  Here you will find stalls se...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Charles H.wright Museum Of African American History

    Family and Kids

    Founded by Dr. Charles Wright in 1965 along with a racially integrated group of community members this museum is spread over 125,000 square fee, and is the largest institute of this kind. With an adventure of history, art and achievement awaiting you, the key to the experience is the exhibit ‘And Still We Rise: Our Journey Through African American History and Culture’, a delightful ...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    American Jewelery & Loan

    Family and Kids

    Situated on Greenfield Road,  AmericanJewelery and Loan is a  family owned and operated pawn shop. The store first opened in 1978 in the suburbs and in 1993 moved to its present 50,000 square feet location. It's a good place to find sizeable bargains on jewellery, antiques, sports memorabilia, collectibles and other unique gifts. They offer a large collection of gold, platinum, diamon...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Old St.marys Church

    Family and Kids

    Formally the Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, now renamed St.Mary Roman Catholic Church is the third oldest Roman Catholic parish in Detroit. It is also called Old St.Mary’s Church to avoid confusion with other St.Mary’s parishes. The church being 176 feet (54 meters) long with its main body or nave 80 feet (24 meters) and height of 90 feet (27 meters)...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Old St. Mary's Church

    Family and Kids

    St. Mary Roman Catholic Church is formally known as the Church of the Immaculate Conception of Blessed Virgin Mary. It is one of the oldest Roman Catholic churches in Detroit. It is also referred to Old St. Mary’s Church to avoid misunderstanding with other St. Mary’s parishes in and around Detroit. The church complex comprises of rectory built in 1876 and a school established in 18...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Redford Theatre

    Family and Kids

    The Redford Theater was inaugurated on 27th January 1928 and since then has been a great entertainment venue. It is a part of the Motor City Theatre Organ Society. It seats a total of 1571 people and was designed by architects Ralph F. Shreive, Verner, Wilheim, and Molby. They represent the Exotic Revival style along with Japanese motifs. What makes the theatre more interesting is being listed ...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory

    Botanical Garden

    A greenhouse and a botanical garden on Belle Isle, this 982 acre island park is nestled in the Detroit River between Detroit and the Canada-US border. The Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory (also known as the Belle Isle Conservatory) also has a park which itself covers 13 acres.  See the Conservatory consisting of the Vestibule (the front area), the Palm house (with tropical trees and palm...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Michigan Science Centre

    Science Museum, Educational Site

    The Michigan Science Centre is as the name suggests, is a hands on museum for kids and adults looking to spark an interest in the sciences. It has a large number of exhibits that explore everything from space, health to physical sciences. There are a number of events and shows that take place so it is advisable to check beforehand on the website. It is perfect for an afternoon with the kids whi...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Orchestra Hall

    Family and Kids

    The Orchestra Hall is well known for its acoustic instruments. It serves the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO), which is one of the most famous and oldest orchestras in US. In 2003, it joined an auditorium for jazz and chamber music, and since then it became a part of Max M. Fisher Music Center. It was listed under National Register of Historic Places in 1971. Everyone who has a love for music w...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    The Fillmore

    Family and Kids

    The Fillmore at Detroit is operated by Live Nation and is an entertainment venue of mixed sorts. Every April, the Detroit Music Awards are held here. It was known as Palms Theatre and then State Theatre, after which it was finally named The Fillmore. The theatre includes a Grand Lobby, which has two separate levels of seating, along with a State Bar and Grill. They have a separate entrance and ...Read more