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Cranbrook Art Museum

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This is really a great museum with lots of shows. I love it when they have events highlighting and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Smarty T
Saaranin House is the thing to see!

The museum is very small though it had some interesting exhibits on pop calligraphy and how it... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is really a great museum with lots of shows. I love it when they have events highlighting and era for example. Always well done in a clean well lite beautiful space.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Smarty T
Reviewed 11 October 2018

The museum is very small though it had some interesting exhibits on pop calligraphy and how it changed the world. Some amazing items in the basement - a statute that looked real and some posters for a company. BUT the thing not to miss is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Being an Eero Saarinen fan I was eager to tour his home and campus he had a hand in designing. The grounds and buildings are very special! Well worth a visit. I also took the photography tour of the recent acquisition of a Frank Lloyd...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

I have been here many times and it has a great collection. I have a good time every time I go there.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Located in suburban Detroit, the Cranbrook Art Museum is a part of the bigger Cranbrook Educational Community, who's chief architect was Eliel Saarinen. The grounds here are beautiful, featuring numerous sculptures and fountains by Carl Milles and Marshall Fredericks of "Spirit of Detroit" Fame. While...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Thankful we were there on a day it was free to the public because if we had to pay we would have been very upset. Unless you like college art this is not the type of art museum we thought it was. When we think...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

The museum/grounds are a beautiful backdrop to the amazing art work featured here. The variety of artists and styles featured are incredible, from local to international works. Although this may not be the best place for children as they could get bored, but regardless is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Went early to see the museum but most of it was closed getting ready for the November exhibit. However, the tour of the Smith's Frank Lloyd Wright home was outstanding. They shuttled us by bus to the home completely as it was when Mrs Smith...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

The museum had just two small exhibits open the day we went but they were very well done and enjoyable. A very helpful museum employee gave us some maps and tips for seeing the campus. Great place to walk around on this sunny fall day...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank York476
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I've lived in Bloomfield Hills and within the last year, started visiting fairly regularly. I feel Cranbrook as a whole has a of activities to offer any visitor or resident. When you first arrive, you'll be able to find ample parking. Sometimes I park away...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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