DEARBORN (WWJ/AP) – Henry Ford Museum is offering visitors a close-up look under the hoods of cars in its automotive collection.
“Engines Exposed” starts Saturday and runs through March 15 at the museum in Dearborn.READ MORE: City Of Detroit Secures $12.1 Million To Support 6 Affordable Housing Projects
For the first time in five years, more than 40 vehicles in the “Driving America” exhibit will have their hoods open, including the 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air, the 1948 Tucker 48 Sedan, the 1936 Lincoln Zephyr and the 1916 Woods Dual Hybrid Coupe.
During this nine-week limited engagement, guests can get behind-the-scenes details during a daily presentation in the Douglas Drive-in Theater on some of the most unique and significant automobiles in The Henry Ford’s collection, and learn about the key innovations in the history of these engines.
Auto fans will also have the rare opportunity to gain expert insight from Matt Anderson, the museum’s curator of transportation, and get a deeper look into our engines through the help of our digitized collection inside the Douglas Drive-in Theater on Saturday, January 10, January 17 and March 14 at 1 p.m.READ MORE: Michigan Reports Its First Probable Case Of Monkeypox In Oakland County
Along with special presentations, guests can get an up-close look at Henry Ford’s kitchen sink engine in the Museum Plaza and explore the engine collection on one of the 18 digital kiosks throughout Driving America.
Young auto enthusiast will have plenty of opportunities to get hands-on during Tinker.Hack.Invent every Saturday throughout the run of Engines Exposed.
Admission to Engines Exposed is free with museum entrance. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors 62+ and $15 for kids age 5-12.
For more information, visit www.thehenryford.org.MORE NEWS: Crime Without Punishment: Detroit Homicide Clearance Rates Rise as National Rates Fall
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