Plant Tours

In 1981, General Motors moved production of the Chevrolet Corvette from St. Louis, MO to Bowling Green, KY. Known as “America’s Sports Car,” visitors can watch an icon in the making. The Corvette is the world’s longest-running, continuously produced passenger car with more than 1.6 million produced. The GM site consists of 212 acres, and the plant has one million square feet –equivalent to 22 acres or 17 football fields, under roof.

About the Tour: Chevrolet Corvette Public Plant Tours typically last one-hour, and are one-mile in length.

Cost:
$10 per person (adults)
$5 students age 10-16
$16 combo ticket (adults) includes both the Plant and Museum*
$10 combo ticket (students) includes both the Plant and Museum*

*Tickets must be used in the same day.

Tour Times: Tours are offered every 15 minutes beginning at 8:30am CT, Monday through Friday, with the last tour departing at 1:45pm. It is recommended that you arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your tour time. Tours are based on availability and sell out quickly!

Please check tour times and note that certain times are not available due to assembly line breaks.  This is a working factory and tours can be canceled at any time with no notice.  If tours are canceled, you will be able to reschedule or receive a refund.

Reservations: Advanced tour reservations are currently required. Book your tour online here. Online purchases are not available within 24 hours of tour time. To schedule group tours of 20 or more, contact Debbie Eaton at debbie@corvettemuseum.org or call 270-467-8808.

Blackout Dates

May 30, 2016 
June 24, 2016 
June 27 – 30, 2016 
July 1, 2016 
July 4 – 8, 2016 
September 5, 2016 
November 8, 2016 
November 11, 2016 
November 24 – 25, 2016 
December 26 – 30, 2016 

What to Wear / What NOT to Bring: 

For safety reasons, no crutches or walking assists are allowed at the plant. Wheelchairs are available at no charge. All visitors are required to wear closed toe and closed heel shoes (no spike heels or sandals). No cameras, backpacks, purses, fanny packs or other containers may be brought into the plant except by special request (for medical reasons, etc.) Also, all electronic devices such as cell phones, tablets, or walkie-talkies are not allowed in the facility. These items must be left in your car. There are no holding facilities onsite for guests’ personal belongings.

Due to safety regulations within the plant, small infants/children in strollers, along with all children under the age of ten (10) will not be allowed to tour the facility.

School Groups

Students must be at least 10 years old.  The student rate is $5 for students ages 10 – 16.  There must be one adult for every 10 students taking the tour. The minor release waiver must be completed for each student visiting and brought with you the day of your plant tour. Download the waiver: Minor Liability Release

To book your school group, please contact Debbie Eaton debbie@corvettemuseum.org or by calling 270-467-8808.

Please note: Plant group tours MUST be booked at least two weeks in advance!

*SPECIAL DISCLAIMER* GM has decided to invest $439 million into Bowling Green Assembly for a brand new paint shop and other facility upgrades! During this exciting time, construction may affect roads and parking areas. Please incorporate a few extra minutes into your travel schedule in case such circumstances arise, and be certain to pay special attention to signs. Enjoy your visit!