Your Field Trip

Ford Rouge Factory Tour

Field Trip to Ford Factory

Tickets & Chaperoning

  • Tickets must be purchased in advance.
  • The Ford Rouge Factory Tour provides discounted rates for groups with a minimum of 15 students.
  • To ensure appropriate supervision, one adult group leader is required for every ten students.
  • We’ll provide one free teacher/chaperone ticket for every ten students. Additional adults or teachers will be charged the $8 student rate.
  • Tours depart via bus from Henry Ford Museum. Tours depart every 20 minutes, Monday–Saturday 9:20am–3:00pm. Please check Production Dates if you want to see the factory in full production.
  • Lunch areas are available in the Visitor Center. There are limited beverage and snack vending machines.

See our Chaperone Information Guide for more information.

Ford Rouge Factory Tour Field

Program Length & Sequence

  • Bus Trip from Henry Ford Museum to Ford Rouge Factory Tour (15 minutes)
  • Legacy Theater with rare historic footage of Ford Motor Company and the Rouge Plant (13 minutes)
  • Manufacturing Innovation Theater with a multisensory look at modern vehicle production (10 minutes)
  • Observation Deck with an 80-foot-high overlook of the living roof on the top of the Dearborn Truck Plant (5-15 minutes)
  • Elevated Walking in Dearborn Truck Plant, including a 1/3-mile walkway for interactive kiosks and an overlook of the final truck assembly process. (30-45 minutes)
  • Legacy Gallery with historic vehicles and the new Ford F-150 truck (5-15 minutes)
  • Bus Trip from Ford Rouge Factory Tour Visitor Center to Henry Ford Museum (15 minutes)

We recommend a minimum of two hours for your visit to the Ford Rouge Factory. For more information on the Ford Rouge Factory Tour, the history of the Rouge Plant, and more detail on the specific components of the Tour, see Ford Rouge Factory Tour.

Activities & Curriculum Tie-Ins

The Ford Rouge Factory Tour offers a number of ways to tie your visit into the classroom, providing your students with engaging ways to make manufacturing—old and new—come alive. A few of our tools are:

Our programs are aligned to national educational standards to best support your classroom needs. See the Resource Bank for a complete list of educational resources.

Contact Us

The Henry Ford
313.982.6001, press 1