Photos reminded me of The Henry Ford. We spent an entire day and were able to visit the museum and Greenfield Village. Believe me, we missed out on things. Lots of things. Millions of things. No kidding...The Henry Ford has a collection of 26 million artifacts.
These are from outside Thomas Edison and Henry Ford's workshops which are also part The Henry Ford. The two men were friends and their families even spent vacations together. It's only practical to think that they encouraged and inspired each other's work.
Tourists can pay to ride a Model T car, a wagon pulled by a draft horse, or horse and buggy. We walked so that we could enter the buildings and take a leisurely stroll around Greenfield Village.
Wright brothers' bicycle shop display. In it's mission statement The Henry Ford says it is dedicated to provide "unique educational experiences based on authentic objects, stories, and lives from America’s traditions of ingenuity, resourcefulness, and innovation. Our purpose is to inspire people to learn from these traditions to help shape a better future."
As such it includes all manner of creative invention from 300 years of American history.