Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is there a fee for visitors or guests
A: No, we waive the Model T Museum admittance fee for this one day only – Saturday of the swap meet. This homecoming is completely free for all guests! We want everyone to join us in celebrating the history of the Model T and vintage transportation.

Q:  Do I have to register to attend Homecoming?
A:  Nope!  Just come and join the fun!

Q.  Will there be food available?
A.  Yes!  The Tin Lizzie Cafe will be open serving breakfast starting 7:00 am, followed by lunch items until 2:00 pm.

Q: Do you have a list of hotels and campgrounds in the area?\
A:  Yes, click here for list of HOTELS 2016 Homecoming and click here for a list of CAMPGROUNDS 2016 Homecoming. When calling for reservations, be sure to mention you are with the Model T Homecoming event. Several of the hotels and campgrounds listed have special rates, but you should also do your own research to see if lower rates might be available via other online services. You can also make reservations through the Wayne County Tourism Bureau at:  www.visitrichmond.org

Q:  How far away from the Museum are the hotels and campgrounds?
A:  Click here for a map that shows locations:  Museum Lodging Map 2016

Q: I have some unique items I would like to show, how can I participate?
A: We’d love to have you participate. Contact us to discuss your collection.

Q: Can I just donate my items to the Model T Museum?
A: While we cannot accept every item offered, we would be happy to discuss the items you would like to donate. Please contact Susan Yaeger at 765-373-3106.

Q: Can I sell my items at the event?
A: Yes, if you are registered as a Swap Meet vendor. A large area adjacent to the museum and along the street will be blocked off for vendors. A 10×10 space is $15.
Learn more here.

Q: Is this event only for the Model T Ford?
A: Although we’re a little biased toward the Tin Lizzy, pre-1945 Fords and related products are most welcome to join the event.

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