What Are Some Things to Do Around Detroit?


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Detroit, Michigan hosts the Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory, Bronner's Christmas Wonderland, Belle Island Nature Zoo, Belle Island Park and Atwater Block Brewery. The city is also home to the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.

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The Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory has a large collection of orchids, including many rare species, and the building was designed by Albert Kahn. The conservatory is three miles from downtown Detroit, and it is open Wednesdays through Saturdays. The Belle Island Nature Zoo is also open Wednesdays through Saturdays, and it showcases native North American species, such as the black rat snake and eastern box turtle, as well as foreign species, such as the fallow deer.

Bronner's Christmas Wonderland is located in nearby Frankenmuth, and it features Christmas lights, Christmas ornaments, Nativity sets, Christmas trees and Santa suits. It also features Advent items. Visitors can either visit the store or purchase items from its website.

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History has both permanent and temporary exhibits relating to African American history in the United States. "And Still We Rise: Our Journey Through African American History and Culture" is a permanent, prominent exhibit. Admission prices are available on the website.

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