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The Henry Ford

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Address: 20900 Oakwood Blvd, Dearborn, MI 48124-5029
Phone Number: +1 313-982-6001
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Trace the history of the auto and our fascination with it along with other...

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.

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Had lunch at the Henry Ford, convenient and good selection for lunch. Enjoyed the access to the lunch option.

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mar w
Pensacola, Florida
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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had lunch at the Henry Ford, convenient and good selection for lunch. Enjoyed the access to the lunch option.

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Georgetown, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the place to really learn the history of the United States, who we are, and how we got to where we are today. DON'T think you can do it in one day. Nor the adjacent Greenfield Village either. Bring your comfortable shoes, an inquisitive mind and your camera for sure. If you like machines of any type this... More 

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to the museum with two college students and I was shocked to see that the reduced tickets were only for under 18s. No student rates! So it all is quite expensive and certainly not inclined to young adults. But we found it very moving, especially to see the bus where Rosa Parks made History.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are into history this place needs to be on your list. There is enough to do here to fill up your entire day, or even two of you do Greenfield Village. The museum has everything from autos planes and trains to furniture and dishes. There is just so much to look at and read about that the day... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Breathtaking museum! I haven't seen something this spectacular since the Smithsonian. They have restored the bus Rosa Parks was on and you can sit in it. Many more exhibits beyond this one. It's worth the trip

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I don't usually enjoy visiting museums, but this was the exception. My adult son, his two 9 year old children and I thoroughly enjoyed this visit over a 4 hour period. At that, we still didn't cover everything this place has to offer. Our kids are easily bored, but not once did they ask to leave. There are some hands-on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We flew into Detroit to begin a Canadian vacation specifically so my husband could visit The Henry Ford. I was expecting to be carred-out after the first hour or so. Not so! This is a wonderful museum, more like a small Smithsonian than a car place. We spent half the day and could have spent more time if we didn't... More 

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Auburn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Absolutely wonderful exhibits like JFK's limo when shot, Lincoln's chair when he was shot, Washington's bed for Valley Forge, the bus Rosa Parks was arrested on, limos of FDR, Eisenhower, Teddy Rosevelt, and even a $25 million Bugatti. Loads of exhibits too numerous to mention.

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Danbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a family visit with ages 15 to 55. There was something to interest everyone and the quality and access to the exhibits was outstanding. Many of the items on display are historically significant, one of a kind things that one only reads about in history books. This is truly a rival to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington.

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a magnificent collection of American history. It is so much more than Ford automobiles. Give yourself at least 3 hours and enjoy. Highly recommended.

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