3. Motown History Museum – Detroit

Housed in the former home of Barry Gordy, Jr., Hitsville U.S.A. was the first headquarters for Motown Records. Music, artwork, costumes, and photographs are among the memorabilia. Gordy’s apartment is restored to its 1959-60 appearance. Tour the original bedroom and living room furnished with the original sofa. The early days shipping department was the dining room table, still in evidence. View Studio A where recording artists such as the Jackson Five and Marvin Gaye recorded their music.

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