The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, Detroit

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  • The Piquette plant gives you an accurate feel of the really early days of the automobile. The wood floors and windows are unchanged from original where the assembly line began. Some classic cars on di...  more »
  • This rather unimposing building is the origin of the modern car industry. The tour provides a comprehensive overview of the beginning of Ford Motors. The tour highlights the evolution of the early mod...  more »
  • we had a very enjoyable visit, way exceeded our expectations. definitely take the guided tour. Our guide Tom was terrific. So enthusiastic, loved telling the stories of the early cars. You learn how t...  more »
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  • The tour guide was amazing. He had extensive knowledge of the history and importance of the site. I highly recommend the tour. If you are an automobile or history buff this is a must see and even if you aren't you will find it enjoyable. If you go in winter be sure to dress warmly.
  • A well preserved little museum that should be a must for every person interested in the history of Detroit or of the automobile in general. The guides are volunteers and do an amazing job at involving the visitors in the tour. Tours are 1hour and 30 minutes long and I suggest to look online the hours for the guided ones. There is also always a Groupon for this museum, and it's a great idea for the winter weekend. Could it get any better?
  • A great place to see and learn about the beginning of the automobile industry. Very friendly and knowledgeable guides.
  • The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant features an incredible amount of automotive history. I was fortunate enough to visit the plant during its unveiling of the Secret Experimental room — lots of work was put into restoring it to its former glory. An exciting place to visit!
  • Great guided tours available, awesome piece of Detroit history, as well as the Ford Motor Company. If you love old cars and manufacturing history, definitely stop here.

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