Detroit Public Television Station Tours

 

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Go behind the scenes at Detroit Public Television by joining us for a fun and informative station tour. You’ll get a look at our studio space, master & studio controls, edit suites, HD production truck and possibly sit in on a show taping.

We are not currently accepting tour requests at this time.

A few things to note about our tours:

  • Two Weeks Advance Notice
    Free tours are conducted on Thursdays from 10 AM to 12 PM and last approximately 45 minutes. Reservations are required at least two weeks in advance and it's best to provide a few date choices on the request form.
  • Accommodations
    Groups of up to 12 guests can be accommodated comfortably at one time. Larger groups may be split and require additional guides; please be sure to indicate group size on request form. Please know that we will try to accommodate everyone, but submitting a tour request does not guarantee your tour date. A station representative will be in touch to confirm details.
  • Age Requirement
    While we welcome Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, and many school groups and organizations, we require that all of our guests be 10 years of age or older. Guests younger than 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult or chaperone.
  • Tour Guides
    Tour guides are staff members or trained volunteers who will guide you around our Riley Broadcast Center in Wixom.  Guides may also explain the management, operations, training, and fundraising aspects of the station.
  • Cancellations
    We understand that plans change and cancellations are appreciated at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled reservation.

     
  • Unavailable Dates
    The following days are currently unavailable for tours:  June 14, June 21, July 5, August 16, November 22, December 20, December 27, 2018 and January 3, 2019.

Directions:

  • Westbound I-96 to EXIT 159 (Wixom Road)

Veer to the left exit lane to turn LEFT onto Wixom
Proceed SOUTH over I-96 to light at Grand River
Turn RIGHT onto GRAND RIVER
Go approx. 1 mile WEST to Napier/Clover Ct (watch for Detroit Public TV sign on right)
Turn RIGHT on CLOVER CT and proceed to Bldg. (road to left is Napier)

  • Eastbound I-96 to EXIT 159 (Wixom Road)

Veer off to the right of the ramp, turn RIGHT onto Wixom Road
Proceed SOUTH to light (Grand River)
Turn RIGHT onto GRAND RIVER
Go approx. 1 mile WEST to Napier/Clover Ct (watch for Detroit Public TV sign on right)
Turn RIGHT on CLOVER CT and proceed to Bldg. (road to left is Napier)

  • Map

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Contact

If you have questions, need to update or cancel a reservation, please contact:

Tour Office
248.305.3911

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