Dearborn, Michigan: Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation

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Address:
20900 Oakwood Blvd, Dearborn, MI
Directions:
I-94 to northbound Southfield Fwy/Hwy 39, then to exit 4, Oakwood Blvd. Left on Oakwood.
Hours:
Daily 9:30-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
313-982-6001
Admission:
Adults $39-$52
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The Henry Ford.

Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation

If this place doesn't have it, it probably isn't worth having. Clyde Barrow's letter praising the Ford V-8, Kennedy's death car, Lincoln's death chair, and the last breath of Thomas Edison -- in a test tube!

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Thomas Edison's Last Breath

At the Henry Ford Museum, you can see the test tube holding the last breath of Thomas Alva Edison. Weird, yes -- but well worth the visit.

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Cleaning the Henry Ford Museum

Every wonder how a museum the size of ten football fields gets dusted? Our insider reveals the nitty-gritty on maintaining the voluminous collections of Henry Ford.

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Clyde Barrow Endorses the Ford V8

Always running from the law, Clyde (of Bonnie and Clyde) used stolen Ford V-8s whenever possible, and wrote to Henry Ford to tell him so.

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Lincoln's Death Chair

Loopy Lincoln Landmark: The chair from Ford's Theater is on display at the Henry Ford Museum.

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Nearby Offbeat Places

Ford Rouge Factory TourFord Rouge Factory Tour, Dearborn, MI - < 1 mi.
World's Largest TireWorld's Largest Tire, Allen Park, MI - 3 mi.
Gas Tank BasketballGas Tank Basketball, River Rouge, MI - 4 mi.
In the region:
World's Largest O-Scale Model Railroad, Commerce Twp, MI - 24 mi.

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