Travel Michigan Virtually While Planning Your Vacation – Pure Michigan

Modified: July 08, 2022

March 25, 2020

  • #VirtualPureMichigan provides inspiration, while encouraging action to “flatten the curve” of COVID-19 through social distancing

“During these extraordinary times, we want to continue to do what Pure Michigan does best – inspire people – while offering alternative ways to experience the stay at home and follow social distancing guidelines,” said Dave Lorenz, vice president of Travel Michigan, part of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. “By sharing the tremendous virtual offerings our travel partners across the state have available, we are hoping that individuals can enjoy, learn and explore our beautiful state from the comfort of their own homes as they look ahead to future adventures.”

Here are a few of the organizations around metro Detroit offering virtual experiences for all to enjoy: 

  • The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation is an internationally recognized cultural destination that immerses visitors in the stories of ingenuity, resourcefulness and innovation that helped shape America. In addition to exploring the digital collections made available on the museum’s website, virtual visitors can now explore the Mathematica exhibit online.
  • Take a virtual field trip of the Detroit Institute of Arts with Detroit Public Television.
  • The Michigan Science Center offers a virtual tour for kids of all ages to explore and makes for an educational experience adhering to STEM guidelines, which many schools practice. Kids can explore the health and wellness gallery to learn about the human body, the lunar and space gallery to learn about space travel and more.

Read the full article on Pure Michigan’s website.

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Mentioned Attractions And Venues

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    The Henry Ford
    20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, MI 48124
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    Detroit Institute of Arts
    5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48202
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    Michigan Science Center
    5020 John R St., Detroit, MI 48202