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Family Fun in Detroit

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Looking for some family fun in Detroit? There is so much to do and see within the city limits.  Find indoor play places, museums, theaters, places to eat, and more, all in Detroit.

family fun in Detroit

Indoor Play Spaces in Detroit

DNR Outdoor Adventure Center
Address: 1801 Atwater St., Detroit, MI 48207
Phone: 1-844-622-6367
Read about our experience: DNR Outdoor Adventure Center

Kidz Kingdom – Open Play & Party Center
Address: 18602 Fenkell Street, Detroit, MI. 48223
Phone: (313) 296-1741
Read about our experience: Kidz Kingdom in Detroit

Punch Bowl Social
Address: 1331 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226
Phone:(313) 749-9738
Read about our experience: Punch Bowl Social in Detroit

Bounce House – Detroit
Address: 9800 E. 8 Mile, Detroit, Mi.
Phone: (313) 366-4300

Arts and Scraps 
Address: 16135 Harper, Detroit
Phone: (313) 640-4411

Family Friendly Theatres in Detroit

Detroit Puppet Theater
Address: 25 East Grand River Ave. – Detroit MI. – 48226
Phone: 313.961.7777
Read about our experience: Detroit Puppet Theater

Fox Theatre
Address: 2211 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
Phone: (313) 471-3200

You can purchase discounted tickets to select shows by phone at 313-471-3095 and mention Metro Detroit Mommy, or you can purchase tickets online at use the Promo code: MOMMY- If you having trouble using Internet Explorer, please use Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.
Questions can also be directed to Ashley via email

Fisher Theatre
Address: Fisher Bldg, 3011 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 872-1000

Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center
(Home of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra)
Address: 3711 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
Phone: (313) 576-5111

Museums in Detroit

Michigan Science Center
Address: 5020 John R, Detroit
Phone: 313-577-8400

Detroit Institute of Arts 
Address: 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit
Phone: 313-833-7900

Detroit Puppet Theater
Address: 25 E. Grand River, Detroit
Phone: 313-961-7777
Read about our experience: Detroit Puppet Theater

Detroit Historical Museum
Address: 5401 Woodward, Detroit
Phone: 313-833-1805

Dossin Great Lakes Museum on Belle Isle
Address: 100 Strand Dr., Belle Isle, Detroit
Phone: 313-833-5538

Wright Museum of African American History
Address: 315 E. Warren Ave., Detroit
Phone: 313-494-5800

Pewabic Pottery
Address: 10125 E Jefferson Ave Detroit, MI 48214
Phone: (313) 626-2000

Motown Historical Museum
Address: 2648 W. Grand Blvd. Detroit, MI 48208
Phone: 313.875.2264

Heidelberg Project
Address: 3600 Heidelberg St, Detroit, MI 48207
Phone: (313) 458-8414

Tuskegee Airmen National Historical Museum
Address: 6325 West Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48209
Phone: (313) 843-8849

Museum of Contemporary Art – Detroit
Address: 4454 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Mi
Phone Number: 313 832 6622

Model T Automotive Heritage Complex, Inc.
Address: 461 Piquette Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202
Phone: 313.872.8759

DABL’s African Bead Museum – Detroit
Address: 6559 Grand River Ave. Detroit, MI 48208
Phone Number: (313) 898-3007

Graystone International Jazz Museum
Address: 1249 Washington Boulevard (Grand River Avenue) Detroit, MI 48226
Phone Number: (313) 963-3813

Museum of New Art – Detroit
Address: 1249 Washington Blvd Second Floor, Suite 226 Detroit, MI 48226
Phone Number:  (313) 961-2845

Fisher Mansion
Address: 383 Lenox St Detroit, MI 48215
Phone Number: (313) 331-6740

Ukrainian American Archives and Museum of Detroit
Address: 11756 Charest St, Hamtramck, MI 48212
Phone: (313) 366-9764

Family Friendly Sports & Fitness In Detroit

The Fowling Warehouse
Address: 3901 Christopher St, Detroit, MI 48211
Phone: (313) 264-1288

Campus Martius Park, The Rink at – Detroit (Outside)
Address: 800 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Mi. 48202
Phone: (313) 963-9393

Clark Park Coalition – Detroit
Address: 1130 Clark Street Detroit, 48209
Phone: 313.841.8534

Grosse Pointe Community Ice (no website)
Address: 4831 Canyon St, Detroit, MI 48236
Phone: (313) 885-4100RollerCade
2130 S Schaefer Hwy. Detroit, Michigan 48217

Comerica Park (Home of the Detroit Tigers)
Address: 2100 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
Phone: (313) 962-4000
Sunday Kids Day: Tigers Fun for the Whole Family
Nursing Lounge at Comerica Park

Little Caesars Arena (Home of the Detroit Red Wings)
Address: 2645 Woodward Avenue, Detroit

Skills Ville
Address: 17609 Livernois (3 Blocks N. of U of D Mercy College)
Phone: 313-341-3300

Detroit Flyhouse (Circus School)
Address: 1321 Watson Detroit, MI. 48207
Phone: (313) 674-6424

Outdoor Family Fun in Detroit

Belle Isle Park
Belle Isle: a Great Staycation Destination for Summer
Belle Isle Playscape in Detroit

Detroit Riverfront
Visit Harbortown, Hart Plaza, Milliken State Park (with harbor, wetlands and lighthouse), Mt. Elliott Park, Rivard Plaza, Riverwalk Garden Rooms and the Dequindre Cut Greenway.

Historic Fort Wayne
Address: 6325 W Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48209

Along Woodward in Detroit
Read out about our experience on the QLINE.

Campus Martius Park
Address: 800 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: (313) 963-2225

Cadillac Square
Address: Cadillac Square; Detroit, Michigan

Grand Circus Park

Eastern Market, Detroit

The Family Aquatic Center – Detroit 
12600 Chandler Park Dr., Detroit, MI, 48213

Palmer Park -Detroit Splash Pad
910 Merrill Plaisance Detroit, MI 48203

The new custom “Shipwreck” Spray Park.
Located at: 110 Mt. Elliott Street  Detroit, MI 48207

Our  Favorite Family-Friendly Places to Eat In Detroit

American Coney Island
Address: 114 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: (313) 961-7758

Lafayette Coney Island
Address: 118 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: (313) 964-8198

Punch Bowl Social
Address: 1331 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: (313) 749-9738
Read about our experience at Punch Bowl Social in Detroit

Hard Rock Café
Address: 45 Monroe Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: (313) 964-7625
Read about our experience at Hard Rock Cafe

Buddy’s Pizza (with Boucelounge)
Address: 17125 Conant St, Detroit, MI 48212
Phone: (313) 892-9001

Amber Louchart
Author: Amber Louchart

Amber is the proud mother to four beautiful children, Damian (27), Rosaleigh (14), Carlyn (11), and Naomi (8). Her family also includes four cats. She loves being a stay-at-home mom and feels blessed to be able to care for her children full-time and provide them with so many opportunities through Metro Detroit Mommy. In addition to Metro Detroit Mommy, Amber has a passion for hosting karaoke with Malibu Entertainment.  She enjoys the metro Detroit nightlife especially, singing, dancing and meeting new people.