DEARBORN (WWJ/AP) – Henry Ford Museum is offering visitors a close-up look at the power that’s usually hidden under the hoods of cars in its automotive collection.
“Engines Exposed” starts Saturday and runs through Feb. 28 at the museum in Dearborn.READ MORE: City Of Detroit Secures $12.1 Million To Support 6 Affordable Housing Projects
More than 50 vehicles at the museum’s Driving America exhibit will have their hoods open, including the 1896 Ford Quadricycle, the 1932 Ford V8, the 1937 Cord 812 and the 1962 Ford Mustang I.
Engines Exposed provides guest the unique look at the engines that changed the automotive world forever. From the dual power hybrid engine found inside the 1916 Woods Coupe, a vehicle 80 years ahead of its time, to the engines that powered the 1965 Goldenrod to a land speed record, these powerhouses offer a bit of insight into more than 100 years of experimentation and innovation in how a vehicle is powered.
During “Engines Exposed,” visitors may stop at Driving America’s Car Court for presentations about The Henry Ford’s car collection. Topics change daily include broad looks at the cars and detailed talks about certain vehicles.READ MORE: Michigan Reports Its First Probable Case Of Monkeypox In Oakland County
Young auto enthusiast will have plenty of opportunities to get hands-on during Tinker.Hack.Invent every Saturday throughout the run of Engines Exposed. In January, explore the various methods that have been used to power cars and some possible alternatives for the future and in February learn about some developments in automotive safety with the help of the “Shell-ton” family. Kids five years and older can also learn more about automotive design by creating their own clay model on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Admission to Engines Exposed is free with museum entrance. Tickets are $21 for adults, $19 for seniors 62+ and $15.75 for kids age 5-12.
For more information, visit www.thehenryford.org.
The museum is part of The Henry Ford, a history attraction that includes Greenfield Village.MORE NEWS: Crime Without Punishment: Detroit Homicide Clearance Rates Rise as National Rates Fall
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