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The Library Tour

This free, docent-led tour highlights the history, art and architecture of Detroit’s acclaimed Main Library.  

Upcoming Public Tours

The Library Tour

February 24th at 11am
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 24th Sat
  • Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Tours

This free, docent-led tour highlights the history, art and architecture of Detroit's acclaimed Main Library.

The Library Tour on Saturday, February 24 at 11:00am

The Library Tour

March 3rd at 11am
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: March 3rd Sat
  • Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Tours

This free, docent-led tour highlights the history, art and architecture of Detroit's acclaimed Main Library.

The Library Tour on Saturday, March 3 at 11:00am

The Library Tour

March 8th at 1pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: March 8th Thu
  • Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Tours

This free, docent-led tour highlights the history, art and architecture of Detroit's acclaimed Main Library.

The Library Tour on Thursday, March 8 at 1:00pm

The Library Tour

March 10th at 11am
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: March 10th Sat
  • Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Tours

This free, docent-led tour highlights the history, art and architecture of Detroit's acclaimed Main Library.

The Library Tour on Saturday, March 10 at 11:00am

The Library Tour

March 15th at 1pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: March 15th Thu
  • Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Tours

This free, docent-led tour highlights the history, art and architecture of Detroit's acclaimed Main Library.

The Library Tour on Thursday, March 15 at 1:00pm

The Library Tour

March 17th at 11am
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: March 17th Sat
  • Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Tours

This free, docent-led tour highlights the history, art and architecture of Detroit's acclaimed Main Library.

The Library Tour on Saturday, March 17 at 11:00am

The Library Tour

March 22nd at 1pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: March 22nd Thu
  • Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Tours

This free, docent-led tour highlights the history, art and architecture of Detroit's acclaimed Main Library.

The Library Tour on Thursday, March 22 at 1:00pm

The Library Tour

March 24th at 11am
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: March 24th Sat
  • Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Tours

This free, docent-led tour highlights the history, art and architecture of Detroit's acclaimed Main Library.

The Library Tour on Saturday, March 24 at 11:00am

Public Tours

Free, one hour docent-led walking tours are offered throughout the year.

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Private Tours

With a private tour, you and your group can experience the magnificent art and architecture of the Main Library in a more intimate setting.

Schedule a Tour

Accessibility

Every floor is accessible by elevator if you are not able to use the stairs. We recommend that patrons with accessibility requirements enter through the Cass Avenue entrance. From there, there is a route without stairs to the Woodward entrance, where tours begin. If you are unable to bring your own wheelchair or have any questions about accessibility on our tours, please email hello@dpltour.org or call (313) 481-1358.

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