Info on Corvette Assembly Plant Tour Closure for 2017

Corvette Assembly Plant Tour Closures Info

DATE: May 5, 2017

Corvette Assembly Plant Tour Closures you need to know about before you head out this summer in your Corvette.

With summer upon us, many will take to the highways for a good old-fashioned road trip.   For the Corvette Enthusiast, if they pass through Kentucky they might think about stopping at the Corvette plant at Bowling Green.

Well, there are some updates you might want to keep in mind.

Their website says “Tours of the Bowling Green Assembly Plant will be closed after June 16, 2017. We do not have additional details about when tours will resume, but when more information is made available by the Assembly Plant, it will be posted on our website and shared on social media. “

Other Corvette Assembly Plant Tour Closures to remember:
There are also some BLACKOUT DATES:
May 5, 2017
May 8 -12, 2017
May 19, 2017
May 26, 2017
May 29, 2017
May 30, 2017
June 9, 2017

So if you get there before the June 16th date the tour times are as follows: Tours are offered every 15 minutes beginning at 8:30 am CT, Monday through Friday, with the last tour departing at 1:45 pm. It is recommended that you arrive at least 30 minutes before your tour time. Guests who are late for scheduled tour time will be rescheduled for next available tour time and may not be on the same day if that day is completely booked. Tours are based on availability and sell out quickly!

Cost:

$10 per person (adults)
$5 students age 10-16 (Children under age of 10 are not permitted)
$16 combo ticket (adults) includes both the Plant and Museum*
$10 combo ticket (students) includes both the Plant and Museum* (no children under age ten permitted)

Reservations: Advanced Tour reservations are currently required. Book your tour online HERE. Online purchases are not available within 24 hours of tour time.

BOWLING GREEN ASSEMBLY PLANT PHOTOS

Here is some History from the Bowling Green Kentucky Plant Website:

“GM began production of the esteemed Corvette at the Bowling Green, KY assembly plant in 1981, and the facility has remained the exclusive home of the Corvette for over 30 years. Known around the world as America’s sports car, the Corvette exemplifies the definition of innovation. The Corvette is the world’s longest-running, continuously produced passenger car with more than 1.6 million produced. When the first Corvette rolled off the line over 60 years ago, it was born an icon, and GM has continued this reputation for the car with six decades of refinement and innovation.”

“GM has demonstrated time and time again that its goal with each new generation of the Corvette is to raise the bar for performance cars; the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is no exception. To build the Stingray, the plant underwent a $131 million-upgrade, including $52 million for an all-new body shop. The site consists of 212 acres, and the plant has one million square feet –equivalent to 22 acres or 17 football fields. Man and machine work together in harmony to bring to life the perfect balance of technology, design, and performance.”

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