CAR Public Tours

Center for Automotive Research
930 Kinnear Rd.
Columbus, OH 43212
United States

For groups of eight or fewer people, especially middle and high school aged students and their parents, please consider visiting CAR during one of our (free) public tours throughout the year.

To sign up for a public tour during the 2022 calendar year, please complete a short survey with your preferred tour date, and our outreach manager, Jennifer Humphrey, will follow up to confirm.

  • Weeknight tours begin at 6:00 p.m. on May 16 (Monday), September 12 (Monday), October 18 (Tuesday), November 14 (Monday), December 6 (Tuesday). 
  • Weekend tours will start at 11:00 a.m. on the following Saturdays (Autumn dates are during away games or bye weeks): June 4, October 15 (West Fest Weekend), November 5, December 3. 
  • The tours last approximately 90 minutes, depending on the questions you ask!

Formal Groups (groups of 8+ people)

For groups of more than eight people and/or formal groups (classes, schools, clubs, troops, etc), please complete our tour request form, and our outreach manager, Jennifer Humphrey, will contact you to discuss scheduling. These (free) tours will last at least an hour, and can be customized depending on your make-up and potential educational goals.