Discover the driving spirit that accelerated our lives.

Visit the Automotive Hall of Fame, where you can celebrate the men and women whose automotive innovations changed the world and revolutionized our way of life.

Located at 21400 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, Michigan, it sits across the parking lot from The Henry Ford.

Inside the Automotive Hall of Fame you will discover the intersection with cars and all aspects of our daily lives.

Exhibit galleries with permanent and changing exhibits on the early days of the automobile, the rise of the auto industry around the globe, and the beauty of auto styling and how it has changed every part of our daily lives.

Hall of Honor

A spectacular 11-foot-high, 65-foot-long mural painted with 90 images celebrates the impact of the motor vehicle on the world’s culture.


This aeropede combines centuries of innovative ideas into one imaginary vehicle.

Birth of the Auto

Karl Benz is the inventor of the first automobile powered by an internal combustion engine.

Lincoln Highway: America’s First Interstate

Henry B. Joy, Roy D. Chapin and Carl G. Fisher were some of the people responsible for building the first interstate highway.


Richard Petty so utterly dominated that he earned the nickname “The King.”

People Selling Cars

Edward Davis became the first African American to own a new Big Three car dealership. Successful with all customers, his motto was “Good citizenship is our business, too.”

Trucks and Truckers

John Mack pioneered the development of vehicles that transformed the trucking industry. Truck innovation helped transport cargo around the world.

Leaders and Innovators

Ralph Teetor, a blind engineering genius, invented cruise control in the 1940s and patented it under the name Speedostat.

Tech Visionaries

Soichiro Honda’s dedication to racing put Honda on the cutting edge of new technology in the mid-1960s.

Admission & Directions

Automotive Hall of Fame Inc, 21400 Oakwood, Dearborn, MI, United States


Mondays - Fridays, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursdays - Sundays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The Automotive Hall of Fame will be closed July 20, 2023 for the Induction & Awards Ceremony.


Seniors (62+) & Students (13-18)

Youth (5-12)

8 or more

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