|August 31, 2021||$95|
Michigan Under the Radar
Get a behind-the-scenes look at places in Ypsilanti, Michigan featured on the popular PBS® Television show!
- Yankee Air Museum—The Yankee Air Museum is an aviation museum located at Willow Run Airport. The museum has a small fleet of flying aircraft and a collection of static display aircraft outdoors. Touch, feel, and interact with some of the most amazing aircraft throughout aviation history. Learn how they were made and operated. The Story of the Yankee Air Museum begins in 1941 when Willow Run Airport was built by the Ford Motor Company to serve as an airfield for their B-24 Bomber Plant. This was the first aircraft manufacturing complex to use Ford’s automotive mass production technique, a leading technological innovation of the time.
- Michigan Firehouse Exhibit— Walking through the restored firehouse, visitors can view a fire engine steamer replete with horses, ready to go on their way to a fire. The large, modern addition offers 25 changing exhibits of antique fire trucks and early fire rigs, multiple displays of historic artifacts including tools, equipment, memorabilia and the largest collection of fire truck bells in the country.
- Ypsilanti Farmers Market— This iconic downtown market offer fresh fruits and vegetables, plants, flowers, meats, bread and other baked goods, and craft items.
- Go! Ice Cream—Enjoy a special treat from this retro ice cream parlor. Go! Ice Cream is the premier Michigan destination for handmade ice creams, vintage soda fountain treats and everyday deliciousness!