Detroit attractions slate more time to visit

DETROIT -- Two attractions here -- Historic Fort Wayne and the Detroit Zoo -- are offering extended hours for the summer season leaving guests with more time to visit.

Historic Fort Wayne, the former U.S. Army induction and training center, will be open to the public on Sundays through Aug. 25.

Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m; guided tours are offered during the day for $2 per person.

In addition, the National Museum of the Tuskegee Airmen, also on Fort Wayne grounds, is slated to be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays.

Meanwhile, the Detroit Zoo is extending its summer hours beginning July 3.

The zoo now is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; through Labor Day, the zoo will remain open until 8 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Admission is $8 for adults and $6 for senior citizens (ages 62 and older) and children (ages 2 to 18). Children under 2 are admitted free.

For details, contact Historic Fort Wayne at (313) 833-1805 or at www.detroithistorical.org; or contact the Detroit Zoo at (248) 398-0900 or at www.detroitzoo.org.

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