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The Belle Isle Aquarium, the oldest aquarium in the country, will be reopening to the public on July 16.

Running through Sept. 6 will be a Jim Henson exhibit at the Henry Ford Museum featuring over 100 original artifacts, including 25 puppets.

The Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village will begin a phased reopening on Thurs., July 2 and will be operational Thursdays-Sundays, with a premiere of Marvel Universe of Super Heroes the weekend of July 16.

The 47th Noel Night celebration in Midtown Detroit is taking place on Sat., Dec. 7 featuring over 120 area venues and free activities for all.

The Detroit Zoo is home to 40 award-winning photographs this summer as it displays the work of renowned wildlife photographer Thomas D. Mangelson in its exhibit “A Life in the Wild” from June 19 –  Sept 10.

Greenfield Village turns into a winter wonderland in December during its annual Holiday Nights tradition, running through Thursday, Dec. 27 in Dearborn.

Museums and cultural institutions across the country offer free entry on Saturday, Sept. 22 for Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day.