Attention History Buffs
Whether planning a day trip or a longer visit, Ypsilanti is a wonderful destination to experience history.
Ypsilanti offers the following attractions:
- Ypsilanti Historical Museum, occupies 1860 Dow Mansion, www.ypsilantihistoricalsociety.org.
- Yankee Air Museum, Willow Run Airport, www.yankeeairmuseum.org.
- Michigan Firehouse Museum, occupies Ypsilanti’s 1898 firehouse, www.michiganfirehousemuseum.org.
- The Bomber Restaurant fed B-24 workers during WWII, 306 East Michigan, Ypsilanti.
- Chick Inn Drive-In, a 1950s drive-in, 501 Holmes Road, Ypsilanti.
- Materials Unlimited, architectural antiques, 2 West Michigan, Ypsilanti.
- Bill’s Drive-In, a 1950s hot dog stand, 1292 East Michigan Avenue, Ypsilanti.
- Preston Tucker’s Home, 110 Park Street, Ypsilanti; not open to the public.
- Sidetrack Bar and Grill, restaurant since 1850, across the street from YAHM.
We also participate in automotive-related activities throughout the year. Please view our Events Page for complete listings.
Sunday January 2nd 1-4PM
Admission $5.00 under 12 free
100 East Cross Street
Ypsilanti, Mi 48198
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.