Sun, Sep 19, 2021

#ExploreMotorcities Road Tour

Auto Hall of Fame

About this event


Due to a number of factors, this event has been postponed. We will keep you posted regarding future events. Thank you!

MotorCities tells the story of how southeast and central Michigan “Put the World on Wheels.” 

The first-ever #ExploreMotorCities Road Tour is a fun way to explore the auto and labor story of southeast Michigan and visit a variety of great attractions.

Here's how the #ExploreMotorCities Road Tour works:

  • Pick up your MotorCities Passport book at any of our participating attractions.

  • Get it stamped on the day of the event at any of our 11 southeast Michigan participating attractions:.

  • Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn, Detroit Historical Museum, Ford Piquette Avenue Plant in Detroit, The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Historic Fort Wayne in Detroit, Meadow Brook Hall in Rochester, Michigan Firehouse Museum in Ypsilanti, Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society in Eastpointe, Packard Proving Grounds in Shelby Township, Plymouth Historical Museum and Yankee Air Museum in Belleville.  

  • Bring your Passport to our final stop at the Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn and get entries in our prize drawing for every stamp in your book! Our Grand Prize is a four passes for the American Speed Festival at the M1 Concourse in Pontiac ($300 value). Other prizes include: 2 Suite Tickets + Parking for the Detroit Lions taking on the Arizona Cardinals at Ford Field on Sunday, December 19 (courtesy of the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau), 4 Passes to the either the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation or Greenfield Village in Dearborn (courtesy of The Henry Ford), 4 Admission Tickets for the Yankee Air Museum in Belleville, 5 TIckets to the Michigan Firehouse Museum in Ypsilanti and additional tickets and swag from our attraction partners

  • Enjoy music, a car show, refreshments and see if you win! 

Use this map of our participating sites to plan your trip. Open it here.

*Please note that registration for this event includes access to each attraction for the purpose of getting your stamp but does not necessarily guarantee free admission. 

Attractions Hours for Stamping Admission Policy
Automotive Hall of Fame 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Admission
Detroit Historical Museum 1 - 5 p.m. TBD
Ford Piquette Avenue Plant 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Admission
The Henry Ford  9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Regular Admission
Historic Fort Wayne 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Admission
Meadow Brook Hall 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Reduced Admission
Michigan Firehouse Museum 12 - 4 p.m. Donation Encouraged
Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Donation Encouraged
Packard Proving Grounds 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Limited Access due to Special Event (Stamp Only at Gate)
Plymouth Historical Museum 1 - 4 p.m. Regular Admission
Yankee Air Museum 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Admission

If you have any questions or concerns about any of these requirements, or would like additional information regarding this event contact Tiffany Pierce at 313.259.3425  ext 306 or by email at:TPIERCE@MOTORCITIES.ORG
Please monitor the MotorCities National Heritage Area website for up-to-date information:


Event requirements

For membership discounts on the #ExploreMotorCities Road Tour, make sure you have an updated membership or sign up here for a 2021 Membership. This membership is valid until Dec. 31, 2021.

Auto Hall of Fame

Dearborn, MI


Fun Run/Tour organized by

MotorCities National Heritage Area

Registration closed