Tours & Tickets

Choose Your Experience and Be Inspired

Visit Henry Ford’s original Model T factory built in 1904, a U.S. National Historic Landmark. Stroll through automotive history at your own pace, take a guided tour led by museum historians, or attend a special event. The museum is open Wed-Sun from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Private, group, and school tours are available by reservation on any day of the week. Call (313) 872-8759.

When purchasing tickets in advance you will be added to our will-call list, you will not receive physical or digital tickets.

Self-Guided Tours

Get up close to more than 65 rare automobiles including Henry Ford’s “Letter Cars,” unique Model T conversion vehicles, and other antique cars manufactured in Milwaukee Junction. See Henry Ford’s office and Secret Experimental Room where the Model T was created in 1908.


Guided Tours

Experience one of the world’s oldest surviving automotive plants through a guided tour led by museum docents. You’ll learn the amazing story of how Ford revolutionized manufacturing and put the world on wheels. Admission includes an 18-minute award-winning film, and a 75-minute tour including time for your questions.


Special Events

Motor City Origins Tour -- Friday, June 14 @ 5:30 pm
Purchase tickets in advance! Sales close a few days prior to ensure adequate catering. Enjoy a special, after-hours tour of the Ford Piquette Plant Museum that explores the history of Detroit’s Milwaukee Junction neighborhood, where The Motor City got its start. This event highlights how Ford, Dodge, Cadillac, Studebaker, Anderson Electric and others launched Detroit as the automotive capital of the world. A social start to the evening includes a complimentary Happy Half-Hour and crostini bar, followed by a theater presentation and then guided tour of the museum’s rare collection of antique vehicles made in Milwaukee Junction after the turn of the 20th century. Tickets are $30 per person or $25 for museum members.
5:30 - 6 p.m. – Complimentary Happy Half-Hour

6 - 7:30 p.m. – Theater Presentation and Guided Museum Tour


  • Adults: $18
  • Seniors (65+): $15
  • Veterans: $15
  • Students (with ID): $10
  • Youth (5-17): $10
  • Children (4 & Under): Free
  • Group Tours (15 minimum): $15 each

Ask about Museums for All special discounts.


Wednesday to Sunday 10 am – 4 pm

Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays (except by appointment for group tours)

  • January 1
  • Easter
  • July 4
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • December 24, 25, & 31

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