PHOTOS: Exploring America’s Automotive History at the Henry Ford Museum

AmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo recently visited The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Mich. Henry Ford Museum began as Henry Ford’s personal collection of historic objects, which he began collecting as far back as 1906. Today, the 12 acre (49,000 m²) site is primarily a collection of antique machinery, pop culture items, automobiles, locomotives, aircraft, and other items: A working fragment of the original Holiday Inn “Great Sign”, A Chesapeake & Ohio Railway 2-6-6-6 “Allegheny”-class steam locomotive built by Lima Locomotive Works in Lima, Ohio and an Oscar Mayer Wienermobile, among many others.

 

The Henry Ford Museum is located at 20900 Oakwood Blvd. Dearborn, MI 48124. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. everyday. Tickets are $21 for adults (12-61), $19 for seniors (62+), $15.75 for youth (3-11) and free for children aged 2 and under. For more information and discounted tickets, visit https://www.thehenryford.org/visit/henry-ford-museum/

 

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