Friday, February 22, 2019
Join MCC students enrolled in select History, Economics, Geography, Business and CAD courses on a tour and firsthand experience of two historical institutions.
On a tour of the Ford F-150 Assembly Plant, you will see the fabrication and assembly of the most popular pick-up truck in the USA. Gain an appreciation for the economic strength of the auto industry and its impact on the state of Michigan.
The Henry Ford Museum was founded and funded by its namesakes, who was one of the prominent American industrialists. One of the premier museums in the nation, the Henry Ford focuses on the industrial revolution and the transformation on the American economy. Explore how America was transformed in the late 1800s and in the 1900s. See machines, furniture and automobiles from the last 200 years.
A travel fee of $85 covers your motor coach travel and all admissions fees to the Ford Factory and the Ford Museum. Participants are responsible for the cost of their meals. Pay for your trip in the Social Sciences Office in Room 242. Cash, checks or credit/debit cards are accepted.For more information, call the Center for Experiential Learning at (231) 777-0380.
6:15 a.m. – Meet in the MCC Parking Lot In front of Meijer Library Center (Southwest Corner of Lot) Off of Marquette Avenue and Quarterline Road.
6:30 a.m. – Busses depart MCC for Dearborn, Michigan
10:00 a.m. – Arrive at River Rouge Assembly Plant-Ford Motor Company (Rotunda Road and Miller Drive, Dearborn, MI) Enter Gate 6
12:00 p.m. – Depart Ford-F-150 Plant
12:15 p.m. – Arrive at Henry Ford Museum. Purchase lunch on your own at any of the Museum’s three restaurants or bring your own lunch.
2:00 p.m. – Special presentation and guided tour of Steam Engines and Electrical Generation facilities by MCC Professor George Maniates.
3:30 p.m. – Depart from the Henry Ford Museum for MCC
7:00 p.m. – Arrive at MCC