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Ford Rouge Factory Tour
Ranked #1 of 2 Tours in Dearborn
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Great fun for the whole family! The museum takes you through some great Ford history. We all enjoyed it.

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Reviewed July 25, 2013

We decided to take the Rouge Factory Tour while on a trip to Detroit. We chose a day when the factory was in full operation where Ford F150s were being made. Prior to entering the factory, we went to watch the Ford Experience movie which got us really excited about Henry Ford and the legacy that he built. The second video was a bit cheesier but was still cool to watch from screens that were visible 360 degrees in the room.

The factory tour itself was really cool. There were several stations where different parts were being assembled. One of the highlights was the robotics station for putting the windsheild on the car. It was also interesting to see how the workers interacted with each other on their few seconds break between each task.

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Reviewed July 13, 2013

We decided to take the Rouge Tour even though we were informed that the assembly line was not in operation on that particular day. However, we were not disappointed. The self guided tour is very interesting and there are staff members available to explain the manufacturing process and answer any questions you may have. If you are visiting Henry Ford Museum, take the F-150 tour...it is definitely worth it.

1  Thank mkj50
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Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

Factory does not operate every day. Check the schedule before you go. We went on a day we knew that no F150's we're being made, so we were not disappointed. Those people who assumed the factory find all day we're let down. It is informative if you have an interest in the auto industry, just the sheer scope of the buildings is incredible.

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Reviewed July 4, 2013

The shuttle departs from The Henry Ford. The last shuttle departs from The Henry Ford at 3:00pm. From what I heard, it is best to depart first thing in the morning @ 9:20am so you can actually have a better chance at observing the production line in progress.

We went when the production line was closed for holidays. Closes very late June and for the first week (possibly first 2 weeks of July).

Nonetheless, the tour was enjoyable.
The 2 movies that are shown at the beginning were great to get a better understanding of how Ford came to be.

Alot of emphasis for Ford is the eco-friendly environment that they have created at the Rouge Ford Factory including "green" roof which is the largest of its' kind in the world. The plants used absorb air pollution.

There are videos along the walk to explain the different areas of the production floor and guides to help answer any questions.

If we were to rank the 3 Henry Ford attractions, our preference is: 1) Greenfield Village, 2) Henry Ford Museum and 3) The Rouge Factory Tour. All 3 are worth the visit!

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