Group Tours

Bring your group of 15 or more on a visit to the DIA, which is FREE for residents of Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties.

A DIA Volunteer talks about Rivera Court to a small group of museum visitors. 

A DIA Volunteer talks about Rivera Court to a small group of museum visitors. 

The Detroit Institute of Arts offers discounted general admission for groups of 15 or more, and we are happy to customize your experience so that your visit is exactly what you are looking for. Groups from Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties receive free general admission, but please reserve your visit in advance to ensure we are ready to greet you upon arrival.

Tour Types

PreK - 12 Field Trips / Youth Groups

We provide free field trips and free bus transportation to schools in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. Schools in other locations have a discounted admission fee of $5.

Apply for a field trip

School bus unloading students at the DIA.
College students on a tour of the DIA.

College/University Groups

We're happy to welcome your college or university class or group on a self-guided visit.

Apply for a College/University Group Tour

Senior Visits at the Museum

The DIA welcomes adults 55 and older for a guided tour or self-guided visit of our collections. Groups of 25 or more in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties can receive free bus transportation.

Apply for a Senior visit 

Group of seniors on a tour, looking at stained glass.
Group of adults touring a museum gallery.

Other Adult Groups

Want to bring your family reunion, corporate staff or other adult groups for a visit to the DIA? We’d love to have you!

Apply for a Group Visit

Group Visit Guidelines

  • Any change in group size or cancellation must be made two weeks prior to the arranged date.
  • On the day of your visit only: if you need to call due to lateness, contact Visitor Services at 313-833-7916 if there is no answer at the Group Sales office.
  • Group leader must check in at the Group Check-In Desk located at the entrance on John R Street. Please bring your confirmation letter with you upon arrival.

If you have any questions, contact Group Reservations at (313) 833-1292 or by fax at (313) 833-1543.