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The Henry Ford

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Address: 20900 Oakwood Blvd, Dearborn, MI 48124-5029
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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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At The Henry Ford you'll enter a world of amazing inventions, daring visionaries and living traditions spanning three centuries of American life.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 December 2015
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San Diego, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

It is best at giving you a feeling for distinct periods in America's history. But the car collection is for dilettantes. There is a woeful lack of information about the cars. They have touchscreens interspersed among the cars that's supposed to give more detailed information, but it typically only added one or two sentences. The only good thing about the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

At The Henry Ford you'll enter a world of amazing inventions, daring visionaries and living traditions spanning three centuries of American life.

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Westland, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

Brought my grandson. We had a great Time we helped put together a Model A bolt by bolt. There were many activities for my grandson at age 9 to do. We have a season pass and live in the area. We visit about once a month. They do change activities quite often. This is a great place for Adults also... More 

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Thank rrcomand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

The Henry Ford (museum) is so big that there is something for everyone’s interests. Of course the main attraction is Driving America, a diverse collection of cars from many time periods in history, but it also has an impressive mix of permanent and temporary exhibits of many different themes. The railroads exhibit is impressive, as you get up close and... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

We were very impressed with this tour. It was very informative and the workers were very helpful and would answer any questions by the customers.

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

I've been there a few hundred times. (They were a client of mine for over 15 years before I retired). I still pay to go there! The history of our country explained with a technology of the time point-of-view is cool. The Village is amazing. Ford was a nut. He picked up the entire Firestone Farm, buildings, animals, tools, everything... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

A gem in Detroit. We go a couple of times a year. Our grandson was amazed to see the bus that Rosa Parks sat in. "Is that the actual bus?!" Lots of classic cars. President Kennedy's limousine. You can also start here for a tour of the Rouge River truck assembly plant.

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Lansing, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

There is so much history in this place, you have to go and bring you kids. reserve some time it is a very large museum!

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Brownstown Township, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

It is amazing to walk among the homes and shops of historic geniuses and feel a little bit of what they must of felt. No where else in the world can you do this. Amazing!!!

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Dearborn, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

The Henry Ford is a must see if in the Dearborn area. The collection is quite eclectic, with transportation exhibits as well as everyday items from bygone eras.

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