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The Henry Ford

Address: 20900 Oakwood Boulevard, Dearborn, MI 48124-4088
Phone Number: 313 271 1620
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Ranked #1 of 5 Activities in Dearborn
Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Factory Tours, Specialty Museums, Sights & Landmarks, Sightseeing Tours, Museums
Activities: Leisure education, Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: Trace the history of the auto and our fascination with it along with other American inventions...
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Stairs / elevator
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Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Factory Tours, Specialty Museums, Sights & Landmarks, Sightseeing Tours, Museums
Activities: Leisure education, Group tours/walking tour
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Trace the history of the auto and our fascination with it along with other American inventions through the staggering collection of Henry Fords estate, which includes such memorabilia as the chair Abraham Lincoln sat in when he was assassinated and the limo in which John F. Kennedy was shot.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Stairs / elevator

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Detroit, Michigan
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59 reviews 59 reviews
27 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

A must see if you're in Michigan. This museum has something for everybody. You can combine it with the Imax movie theater or the Henry Ford Village for a whole day event...

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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41 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We just received a yearly family pass for a Christmas gift. We went to the Henry Ford for the Grid Iron exhibit on the history of football. So much fun, full of interesting info, historical items, interactive portions and clips of games and teams. So far my favorite is sitting in the restored bus that Rosa parks sat in. I... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Visited with our children and young grandchildren and everyone had a wonderful time. The exhibits are well displayed and although it is probably the largest collection of items of industry and sicence after the Smithsonian, the space is so large that you never feel crowded. It is easy to navigate and keep a large group relatively together. There are several... More 

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Centennial, Colorado
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44 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I have wanted to tour the River Rouge Plant for many years. Although it's not a tour of the historical old buildings, as I'd hoped, it is an excellent part of the Henry Ford experience. You will take a bus from the Henry Ford museum to the Rouge Factory. It is about a 20-minute ride. At the visitor center you... More 

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Belleville, Michigan
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

Had a great time here. They had the Christmas tree up and it was beautiful! The trains are great too, the full size ones and the miniatures. A must see when in town.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

A great museum and you dont really have too much of an interest in the automobile industry to enjoy it. The only negative thing to say about this place is that there isnt too much Henry Ford history. Great exhibition on the progression andevelopment of Ford cars from early 1900's to present day. Some of the classic cars really are... More 

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Birmingham, Michigan, United States
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

While the Smithsonian may be America's Attic, the Henry Ford is the attic, basement and several storage sheds from an eccentric collector of historical artifacts and engineering feats. From locomotives that are the size of a house to cars that held presidents, the place is a mechanical dream. The rotating events like Lego displays, the history of civil rights, and... More 

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Southbury, Connecticut
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14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

You walk into a modern Entrance and within a few feet are transported back in time. This is more of a living history place rather than a museum. You can touch, see and experience modern history in an up close and personal way. Don't miss the Trains, Planes, Lincolns Chair, JFK's Limo and so much more. Plan at least 1... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is an awesome tour with different components. You are also allowed to watch the ford truck assembly line. If you don't leave here wanting to buy a FORD, Id be surprised. The tour is long yet informative. Lots of fun and rich with Ford history that is greatly entwined with American History.

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Brighton, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

You can bring your own lunch. We like eating in the restaurant, but when we ate at the MICHIGAN INN we had to pay $2.50 for coffee and pop, and was told no refills (Unless you buy the $5.00 souvenir cup). THIS IS JUST WRONG. the VILLAGE RESTAURANT does not have this policy, so why is it different in the... More 

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