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The Car that put the World on Wheels

Museum Mission

The MTFCA Model T Museum is committed to collecting, preserving, and exhibiting artifacts from the Model T Ford era for future generations through displays and events that educate people of all ages on the history, lore, and skills needed to maintain the car that put the world on wheels.


MTFCA Model T Homecoming logo

July 2, 2022

Docent Choice Tour: Women & the Model T
Lead by: Micaela Knox
Join Museum Coordinator and Docent Micaela Knox for a tour that explores how the early Ford Motor Company employed, advertised to, and regulated the lives of women during the Model T era.

July 26,2022

Grandparents’ Day
Calling all grandparents and grandkids (and everyone in-between)!
Visit the Model T Museum for a special day for you and your little ones to explore the Model T. Join us for special activities and tours throughout the day!

To schedule a tour group of 10 or more, please visit our TOUR GROUPS page.

Ranked #1 by TripAdvisor since 2017!

Nestled in the heart of Richmond Indiana’s Depot District, come see Model Ts of all shapes and sizes in the museum hosted by the world’s largest Model T association.  Once “the” transportation mecca of the 19th century, it is now a “must-see” destination filled with notable architecture, unique shops, stunning murals, fun and fabulous restaurants, a chocolatier, a microbrewery and much more! Visit to find out more about the area and view upcoming events.

Interactive Museum Tour

Unable to visit the Model T Museum? Here’s your chance to take a virtual interactive tour of both the Main Museum building AND the Vintage Ford Agency building. It’s the next best thing to being here!

Interactive Tour Instructions

When using a computer to navigate

Click & Drag to look around the Space, OR use the arrow keys to turn left & right.

Click on the Rings throughout the Space to move from each Location, OR use the arrow keys to move forward and back.

Use the Scroll Wheel on the mouse to zoom in and out, OR use the Plus & Minus keys to zoom in and out.

You can choose specific areas of the Museum to zoom to quickly by selecting in the lower left corner of the screen the “View Floor Plan” or “View Dollhouse” options (you can skip quickly into the Vintage Garage, Machine Shop, or Ag Room that way)

When using tablet, smart phone, or any other touch screen device

Simply tap to move forward, slide to turn from side to side, or zoom in and out.


More than just a collection, it’s an immersive experience. Here are some of what you’ll find at the Model T Museum!

Challenge everything you know about Ford’s most popular car by exploring our extensive collection! We have five immersive exhibits that will transport you into the look and feel of the Model T era: two early 1900s replica Ford Agency Show Rooms, the Vintage Garage, the Machine Shop, and the Agriculture Room. Two additional gallery spaces feature the broad uses of the Model T. Educational opportunities include guided tours, a cutaway chassis and hands-on Model T simulator, plus a variety of manuals, publications, CDs and restoration DVDs available for purchase.

We welcome school and tour groups.

1920s Model T Garage

Walk back in time to see a working 1920s repair and mechanic shop. The historic tools and machines are used to repair Model Ts today.

Gift Shop

Support the Museum through our merch. We sell apparel, toys, books, manuals and more. Represent the Model T yourself, or buy a gift for a loved one!

Workshops and Classes

Get hands on knowledge! Brass, mechanic, etc., workshops and library.

More than Just Cars

In addition to our Model T displays, check out other tools, artifacts, and other 1920s-era objects.

The historic 5 millionth Model T sits in front of the Model T Museum.

The 5 Millionth Model T!

1909 Model T Touring #394

1922 Snowmobile

Fruit Truck

Volunteer at the Museum

Volunteers are the cornerstone to the Museum’s success. We have several projects for volunteers to help at the Museum. Just fill out our form and we’ll be in touch!

Please consider supporting the Model T Museum through Charitable Giving.

The Model T Museum is an Automtive Museum Guide Featured Museum
The Model T Museum is a member of the to Time Travelers Reciprocal Membership Network.
Model T Museum is a member of the Midwest Motor Tour motor museum passport.