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Ford Piquette Avenue Plant

461 Piquette Avenue, Detroit

Admission for One or Two to Ford Piquette Avenue Plant (Up to 37% Off)

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Considered the birthplace of the Model T, Ford Piquette Avenue Plant invites visitors to explore the history of Detroit’s auto industry

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1 ratings1 reviews
3 days ago
We loved it! We attended a guided tour by Jerry and were amazed by all the stories and history of not only the cars but the building also. This is a fantastic piece of preserved history that everyone should see. Allow 2-ish hours for tour, self paced exploring and gift shop browsing.
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September 13, 2021
Great experience learned a lot about the first years of Ford company and their first manufacturing plant.
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10 ratings5 reviews
September 12, 2021
Excellent. I learned a lot.
5 ratings4 reviews
September 11, 2021
Great experience, seen alot of great cars and our tour guide knew everything there was about the history.
1 ratings1 reviews
September 6, 2021
Tom was a fantastic tour guide.
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September 4, 2021
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September 4, 2021
Very interesting and informative.
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August 30, 2021
Great tour with lots of history. Highly recommended!
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About This Deal

  • Free admission for children 12 and under
  • Transportation: free parking
  • The museum is open from Wednesday to Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the exception of New Year’s Day, Easter, July 4, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve
  • Optional public guided tours leave at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m.

Fine Print

Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Children 12 and under are free. If you make a reservation through LivingSocial, you may cancel or change your reservation up to 24 hours before its start time. Otherwise, vouchers booked through Groupon will be redeemed and the deal’s promotional value and amount paid will expire. Redeemed vouchers may not be refunded or rescheduled - this also applies to no-shows. Your name and email address will be shared with this merchant to facilitate your reservation. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Ford Piquette Avenue Plant

More than 100 years ago, the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant was on the cutting edge of innovation—the first 12,000 Model Ts were made on its premises. But over the years, the "Birthplace of the Model T" was neglected, and in 1997, afraid that the bulldozers were lurking around the corner, ready to raze the premises, a committee was formed to investigate saving the plant. The Model T Automotive Heritage Complex purchased the New England–mill-style structure two years later, transforming it into an auto museum and National Historic Landmark. Today, the museum is one of the oldest automotive plants open to the public in the city of Detroit.

The venue’s exhibits chronicle not only Ford’s rise to the forefront of the automotive industry, but also lesser known tales. Visitors can learn about other car models built there, such as the Model N, and about other automakers, such as Wayne and Brush.