MotorCities National Heritage Area
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Locations

Welcome to MotorCities National Heritage Area (MotorCities), where you can Experience Everything Automotive! We invite you to join us as we take a drive down memory lane, gaze into the future and share with you an amazing automotive journey.

Pull out a calendar, road map and pen, and let the fun begin! We invite you to browse the many wonderful automotive museums, homes and gardens, tours and sporting events located in MotorCities and plot your path through the heart of the American automotive industry. If you need help, we're ready to jump in! Whether your visit lasts a few hours or a few days, you are guaranteed an exciting variety of places to see and things to do.

With over 100 sites and experiences waiting to be explored, go ahead and choose your category of interest - and get ready to Experience Everything Automotive!

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Like many wealthy families in the early 20th century, the Scripps family - founders of media giant, The Detroit News - also experimented in the…
The "Woldumar" mansion was built in 1930 by auto legend R. E. Olds for his daughter Gladys Olds Anderson. In 1966, Anderson donated 120 acres…
Woodlawn Cemetery is the final resting place for members of the Ford and Dodge families.
Several automotive pioneers, including David Buick and Henry Leland, are interned at Woodmere Cemetery in Detroit, but the site may be best known as the…
Wyoming Avenue has a vivid industrial history. Brick-making flourished in the 1800s as companies like Clippert, Haggerty, and Mercier took advantage of the area's rich…
Experience the story of Michigan's famed Arsenal of Democracy by visiting the Yankee Air Museum in Van Buren Township. The Yankee highlights the story of…
Located in the community that bears the namesake of its celebrated university, the Ye Ole Carriage Shop is a must-see for auto and history enthusiasts.…
Visit the Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum to experience a fully restored Hudson Dealership resembling how it appeared in its heyday. The museum's featured automotive stories…
Visit our Museum and Archives to learn about the history of people and places in and around the City of Ypsilanti.
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