Come Visit
Attention History Buffs
Whether planning a day trip or a longer visit, Ypsilanti is a wonderful destination to experience history.
Additionally, Ypsilanti offers the following attractions:
  • Bill's Drive-in
  • The Bomber Restaurant
  • Chick Inn Drive-In
  • Haab's Restaurant
  • Michigan Firehouse Museum
  • Preston Tucker's Home
  • Sidetrack Bar and Grill
  • Yankee Air Museum
Ypsilanti's Automotive Heritage includes the Ford Generator Plant (as it was known for many years). Motor State Products, which produced convertible tops and hydraulic window assemblies, the Jim Robbins Seat Belt Company, Sanderson Metal Parts Company, and the foundry at King-Seely's Central Specialty Division which cast the Hudson dual carburetor manifold.  Gar-Wood/United Metal Craft Plant in Ypsilanti (later known as Norris Industries) produced wire wheel hubcaps in the mid-sixties.  Motor Wheel Corporation purchased the Central Specialty plant in 1964 and began production of automobile brake drums and disk brake rotors.
We also participate in automotive related activities throughout the year.  Please view our Events Page for complete listings.

Museum Hours
 
Tuesday - Sunday
1:00 to 4:00 PM
Monday
Closed
Admission
$5.00 for adults.
Children 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult.
Directions
100 East Cross Street
Ypsilanti, Mi 48198
734-482-5200
Take I-94, exit 183 (Huron St.) North to Cross Street, turn right and you're in Depot Town.  The museum is located at the east end of Depot Town at the corner of Cross & River Streets.  Free parking is available behind the museum parallel to the railroad tracks.

Other Attractions
Southeast Michigan hosts many automotive activities and attractions. Take our virtual tour!

 
In the interest of public health and the complete safety of our exhibits, the museum is a smoke free building.
Restaurants
 
Sidetrack!
56 East Cross Street
Depot Town
734-483-1035
Haab's Restaurant
18 West Michigan
734-483-8200
Cafe Ollie
42 East Cross Street
Depot Town
734-482-8050
Bomber Restaurant
306 E. Michigan
734-482-0550
6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Lodging
 
Parish House Inn
Bed & Breakfast

103 S. Huron St.,
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
734-480-4800
1-800.480.4866
Ann Arbor Marriott
at Eagle Crest

1275 S. Huron,
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
734-487-2000
or 800-228-9290