39221 Woodward Ave,
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303, USA
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Contact Us / Office Hours
- Monday: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
- Tuesday: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
- Wednesday: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
- Thursday: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
- Friday: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
Cranbrook Academy of Art is located about twenty miles northeast of Detroit, Michigan in the town of Bloomfield Hills. We welcome visitors to campus for all public events and exhibitions at the Academy and Cranbrook Art Museum. Prospective students should contact the admissions office to arrange a visit : firstname.lastname@example.org. Please try to arrange visits at least two weeks in advance.
When flying to Detroit:
You will fly into Detroit Wayne County (DTW) airport (also known as Detroit Metropolitan Airport).
Transportation to Cranbrook from the airport:
Cranbrook is located about 45 minutes away from the Detroit Wayne County airport. Unfortunately, there is no comprehensive public transportation to our area, so you can either arrange to rent a car or take a taxi. A rental car will allow you to see the area around Cranbrook, which has much to offer – including places off-campus to eat, shop and take in the cultural life of greater Detroit. At the bottom of this page, you’ll find a list of local taxicab companies and airport shuttle services that can bring you to campus.
Driving to the Academy from the airport:
Take I-94 WEST to I-275.
Go NORTH on I-275 until it ends at I-696.
Go EAST on I-696 to Telegraph Road (US-24.)
Go NORTH on Telegraph 4-1/2 miles to Lone Pine Road.
Turn right, going EAST, on Lone Pine Road.
Go 1-½ miles to 500 Lone Pine.
The Administration building is at 500 Lone Pine Road. Look for visitor parking in the 500 Lone Pine Parking lot or on Academy Way.
Driving to Cranbrook’s main entrance from other locations:
Take I-75 NORTH until it splits at I-275.
Take I-275 NORTH until it ends at I-696.
Go EAST on I-696 to Telegraph Road.
Go NORTH on Telegraph 5 miles to Long Lake Road.
Turn right, going EAST, on Long Lake Road – go 3 miles to Woodward Avenue.
Turn RIGHT, going SOUTH, on Woodward, about ¾ mile to the Cranbrook entrance at 39221 Woodward.
From Windsor, Canada:
From the bridge or tunnel, turn right, going EAST, to I-75 north.
Go NORTH on I-75 to the Big Beaver exit (Troy.) Go WEST on Big Beaver to Woodward Avenue.
Turn right, going NORTH, on Woodward ¾ mile to the Cranbrook entrance at 39221 Woodward.
From Western Michigan:
Take freeway of your choice EAST to I-275. Take I-275 NORTH until it ends at I-696. Go EAST on I-696 to Telegraph Road. Go NORTH on Telegraph 5 miles to Long Lake Road. Turn right, going EAST, on Long Lake Road – go 3 miles to Woodward Avenue. Turn RIGHT, going SOUTH, on Woodward, about ¾ mile to the Cranbrook entrance at 39221 Woodward.
Cranbrook has three small on-campus dorm rooms used for guests, at a cost ranging from $35 to $50 per night. They are primarily for the use of visiting artists, and are rented by students and visitors on a space-available basis. Email email@example.com to inquire about availability. These rooms may be rented during the academic year only; no summer rentals are available.
A list of local hotels is provided below:
Holiday Inn Express
35270 Woodward Avenue, Birmingham
2.5 miles from Cranbrook
Food service nearby. Near downtown Birmingham.
Ask for “Cranbrook Rate.”
The Kingsley Inn
39475 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills
Adjacent to Cranbrook’s Woodward entrance
Airport limo service available; food service on site.
Ask for “Cranbrook Rate.”
Drury Inn & Suites
575 W. Big Beaver, Troy
6.9 miles from Cranbrook campus, right off I-75
Complimentary continental breakfast and evening cocktail hour.
Super 8 – Clawson/Troy/Detroit
1145 W. Maple, Clawson
6.8 miles from Cranbrook campus
Prices start at $50/night; includes continental breakfast.
Local Taxicab Companies
Metro Airport Taxi
Michigan Green Cabs