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Greenfield Village, Dearborn

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Specialty Museum · Museum
Within the enormous Henry Ford museum complex, Greenfield Village is its own world. Learn how Americans have lived since the founding of the country as you wander through the historical buildings. You can visit Thomas Edison's laboratory, the Wright brothers' workshop, and more. In some of the 17th-century buildings, you can meet costumed "locals" in the midst of village tasks, such as farming, sewing, cooking, glass-blowing, and pottery. If you get hungry, try a typical 19th-century meal served by traditionally dressed restaurant staff at the Eagle Tavern, a restaurant that's been here since 1831. You can even ride a steam-engine train or a vintage car. Plan to see Greenfield Village and other attractions that appeal to you using our Dearborn itinerary builder.
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  • This was a very nice outdoor venue. So much to see. The area is generally clean and inviting. We were slowed by the excessive heat and humidity. Plan on several stops to rest. We wanted to take a....  more »
  • We first went to catch the train that goes around the village. Guess we had just missed one so we waited in line more than 30 minutes. Turned out this was wasted time as we could have walked to...  more »

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