The Henry Ford Museum
Without question Henry Ford was one of the most important historical figures of his day. And in fact, if you look at the big picture Henry Ford was one of the most influential Americans who ever lived.
Henry Ford was born in 1863 right outside of Detroit, Michigan and it is no accident that Detroit became known as the Motor City with Ford’s assistance.
When the company came out with the Ford Model T in 1908 the automotive industry was permanently transformed, and everyday people could afford to take to the roadways in their own motor vehicles.
The Ford Motor Company was founded back in 1903 and it still remains in the family. Henry Ford passed away in 1947, but his legacy lives on in a number of different ways. In fact, there is a museum that bears his name that is a must-see for all classic Ford fans.
The museum houses numerous different exhibits and it is a veritable treasure trove of history. Right now the Henry Ford Museum is abuzz about a new exhibition that is going to be unveiled on January 28 called the Driving America Exhibition. This is an interactive experience that will absolutely catapult your understanding of automotive history into another dimension.
The Henry Ford Museum is located at 20900 Oakwood Boulevard in Dearborn, Michigan. It is open seven days a week from 9:30 am to 5 pm and adults can get into the museum for $17 and the admission price for seniors is $15. The youth admission charge is $12.50.
There is absolutely no doubt that you will have the time of your life if you visit the Henry Ford Museum. If you’re interested in finding out more about this very special place simply visit the Henry Ford Museum website or give them a call at 800.835.5237.