The D Discount Pass
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Save 20 percent or more on some of Detroit's best attractions. All you have to do is print off The D Discount Pass or download the digital barcode from Visit Detroit and present it upon admission to a participating member.
Our mantra is that the more you save by using this handy pass equates to more money in your pockets for more places to see in The D.
No membership on your part is required to use the pass/coupon and you can use it as many times as you want. How cool is that?
A bunch of Detroit’s best attractions have jumped on board with The D Discount Pass savings for 2017. Add them to your list of places where you can play for less this year.
Meadow Brook Hall is a beautiful 88,000-square-foot revival-style mansion in Rochester, filled with history, priceless art, original furnishings and charming antiques. Take the no-reservation-required daily tour. It’s guided and takes about an hour or so. $5 off adult tour admission. (O)
Outdoor Adventure Center in downtown Detroit is a great place for kids to learn about the many elements that make Michigan so special. Visitors can see what a real sand dune looks like, walk through a pine forest, visit aquatic life that swims our lakes and rivers and learn about wildlife roaming Michigan dry land. Buy one, get one free admission. (DD)
Holocaust Memorial Center in Orchard Lake is a museum dedicated to Holocaust victims. Sit and listen to touching stories from real Holocaust survivors and visit the moving Anne Frank Sapling Project, a living sapling from the real chestnut tree that grew outside of Anne Frank's hiding place. $2 off adult admission. (GN)
Laugh the night away with an evening at ComedySportz Detroit, a new and interactive way to enjoy comedy in Ferndale. Teams battle for laughs making up songs, scenes and games on the spot. You, as the audience, get to vote on the funniest team. Public shows take place every Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Buy one, get one free admission. (O)
When the weather warms up, climb aboard the Detroit Princess Riverboat in Detroit. The five-story charter ship allows you to experience gorgeous views of the Detroit and Windsor skylines from the Detroit River. Lunch, dinner and late-night cruises are offered. 20% off admission. (DD)
These guys are the reason that there were more than 8,500 downloads of The D Discount Pass last year and “Deals” was one of the top 10 searches on visitdetroit.com. They're back as pass participants for 2017.
The Henry Ford is always a great place to enjoy an interactive history lesson. See thousands of artifacts that Henry Ford collected during his life, sit in the same bus seat as Rosa Parks in Henry Ford Museum or walk the beautifully maintained grounds of Greenfield Village (which opens April 15). Here, you can tour homes of famous innovators and other structures depicting 300 years of American living. Located in Dearborn. 20% off admission to Henry Ford Museum or Greenfield Village. (DW)
At The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant let your history lesson on Henry Ford continue. You’ll get an inside look at his successes as well as his early failures and see the famous Detroit birthplace of the Ford Model T. Call ahead to book a tour. 20% off admission. (DD)
Edsel & Eleanor Ford House is a gorgeous Cotswold mansion along the shores of Lake St. Clair in Grosse Point Shores. It is the home of Henry Ford's only son, Edsel. Tour the mansion, dine in the Cotswold Café and walk the pristine grounds daily starting Jan. 30, 2016. Buy one, get one free admission. (M)
The Arab American National Museum is open Wednesday-Sunday. Visit the Coming to America exhibit, which describes the 22 different countries from where Arab-Americans trace their roots. Also, tour the Making an Impact exhibit, which commemorates the many accomplishments of Arab-Americans from politicians and activists to famous athletes. Located in Dearborn. Buy one get one free admission. (DW)
The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History is a Detroit cornerstone institution dedicated entirely to black history and African-American accomplishments, both past and present. Bring the kids to A is for Africa, an interactive exhibit designed for young guests to learn more about the food, culture and history of Africa. While you're there, admire the beautiful Stories in Stained Glass exhibit by Samuel A. Hodge. 20% off admission. (DD)
Motown Museum on West Grand Boulevard in Detroit has artifacts and year-round musical exhibits like the famous glove and hat of Michael Jackson, the flat of Motown’s founder Berry Gordy and his family and Studio A where countless hits were recorded by stars like Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, Marvin Gaye and many more. 20% off adult weekend admission or senior daily admission. (DD)
Sea Life Michigan Aquarium takes you through an aquatic utopia as you walk the underwater tunnel. Stare into the face of a dangerous shark or smile back at the stingrays as they swim overhead. You will also learn more about the rescue, protection and aquatic preservation programs that the aquarium supports. Inside the Great Lakes Crossing Outlets. 20% off admission. (O)
Michigan Science Center in Detroit inspires the next generation of great thinkers with hundreds of interactive exhibits. Explore the marvels of human space travel and learn about things the eye cannot see like matter and energy circuits. 20% off admission. (DD)
"My favorite place to exercise is at the Dequindre cut bike trail. It stretches from Gratiot to the riverfront ... you can rent a bike for a few hours at the riverfront. Let the wind blow in your hair. ;)"
~Jay D. -Travel Mentor
Book a dinner cruise or go for a late-night moonlight party aboard the Detroit Princess. The five-story riverboat is back in action for the season.
Fall is in full swing and that means Detroit Red Wings hockey at The Joe. No ticket? Cobo Joe's is a surefire hot spot on game days.
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