Ann Arbor, MI Attractions Overview: Museums, Football
A typical college town, Ann Arbor’s best known attraction is the University of Michigan. But don’t think there’s only fun for undergrads in A2. The university of more than 40,000 students brings arts and culture to a new level, with museums both on and off campus.
The University of Michigan Museum of Art, one of the largest university art museums in the country, will make a connoisseur out of any visitor with more than 19,000 works of art on display. Also on campus, University of Michigan Museum of Natural History and Kelsey Museum of Archaeology house dinosaurs and relics from Mediterranean civilizations.
For those who long to touch the exhibits, the family-friendly Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum encourages visitors to roll up their sleeves and explore. Seeking some American history? Try the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library & Museum to gain insight on our 38th president.
Football fans will be right at home in Wolverine country. Michigan Stadium is the largest college football stadium in the nation, and records are set on the field as well as off since spectators regularly exceed the venue’s more than 100,000 seats. This Big 10 team has the best winning percentage in college football history and is a serious rival with Ohio State.
New to town and only have time to stop once in Ann Arbor? Nationally recognized Main Street is a must see. Combining nightlife, restaurants, shopping and the arts, it is a perfect spot to explore Ann Arbor culture.
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