|Tour the GM Renaissance Center
The free one-hour tour takes visitors through the landmark GM Renaissance Center and outlines the rich history that General Motors shares with the city of Detroit. The complimentary public tours are offered twice daily, Monday-Friday at 12:00 Noon and 2:00 pm on a first-come basis.
Registration and tours begin at the PURE DETROIT store located in Tower 400 on Level 1. Private Group and Motor Coach tours are available; for more information and rates contact Ren Cen Tours at 313.568.5624. Please Note: Advance reservations are required for special groups and parties of 10 or more.
Please note that tours will not be available in 2013 on the following dates:
Memorial Day – May 27
Independence Day – July 4
Labor Day – September 2
Thanksgiving Day – November 28
New Year’s Eve
New Year’s Day
Ren Cen Tour Highlights: More Details
:: GM Wintergarden - a tropical atrium overlooking the Detroit River
:: GM Lobby and Pavilion - the glass-and-steel Jefferson Plaza entrance
:: GM Showroom - an eclectic display of vintage, new model and concept vehicles
:: GM Collection - a unique collection of GM souvenirs and historical books
:: Circulation Ring - 288 pieces of suspended etched glass panels connecting the building's four towers
:: "Borealis" Glass Sculpture - the tallest vertical glass sculpture in the world
:: Ren Cen Shops - a showcase of boutique shopping unique to Detroit
:: Restaurants - the expansive food court and white-linen restaurants of Andiamo Riverfront and Coach Insignia
:: Riverfront Plaza and Promenade - features a world map carved in granite
:: Detroit Riverfront Conservancy - an overview of the "Bridge to Bridge" vision and Riverwalk
The one-hour tour concludes with a glass elevator ride to the 72nd floor of the Detroit Marriott Hotel for a breathtaking view of the Detroit and Windsor skylines.
GM Renaissance Center History