Corvette Buyers Tour
We are excited to be able to offer the Corvette Buyer’s Plant Tour in conjunction with the Bowling Green
Corvette Assembly Plant! This program is offered to provide new Corvette buyer’s with a tour of the Assembly Plant.
Buyers tours will resume on Monday, September 30, 2013. We are now accepting reservations for tours.
Once your reservation is made the Delivery Department will work with the Plant to determine approximately when your
car will be built. If your car will be built prior to the September 30 tour opening date your tour fee will be refunded.
See and experience the assembly of America ’s Sports Car with your very own personal tour guide.
You and 1 guest can enjoy a private tour of the Plant to see many areas not included on the general Plant tour.
Your tour guide will provide information at the paint areas, body start area, installation of seats, doors, trunk,
steering wheel, airbags, engine, etc. in addition to the general tour stops such as the marriage point, first start,
end of line, and dyno and water testing.
We make every effort to schedule your tour on the day that your car is being built. However, we cannot guarantee that you will see your car at any point in the production process due to unforeseen events that may increase or decrease production time and scheduling.
The cost of the Corvette Buyer’s Plant Tour experience is $800.00 and is payable on-line upon registration below. A special price of $1300.00 for a combination Buyers Tour and Photo Album. You must have an order number from your dealer before you can sign up for this tour.
What to Expect
After you have registered and paid the fee, the NCM will monitor your car’s order number status.
Depending on when you sign up for this program. We’ll try to give approximately 5-10 days prior to your car’s build date. You will be contacted by a representative of the Museum to provide you with the estimated build date. At this time you can make travel arrangements. It is recommended that you purchase refundable airline tickets if you intend to fly, as the scheduled date may change due to unforeseen events that may increase or decrease production line rates.
Day of the Tour
You will be scheduled for a tour date and time. Please note that the plant operates from 6:12a.m. Central Time to 2:42p.m. Central Time. You may need to arrive the day prior to your tour if you are scheduled for an early morning tour. Production schedule Monday through Friday, production days and hours may vary. The Regular plant hours are 6:12 a.m to 2:42 p.m.
The NCM representative will contact you if there are any changes to your scheduled date or time. It is very important that we are provided with a cell phone number in order to reach you on short notice or after your arrival to Bowling Green .
It is the desire of the Museum and the Assembly Plant that your tour experience enables you to see your new Corvette during your visit, but we cannot guarantee this as part of the program. The National Corvette Museum and the Bowling Green Assembly Plant will not be responsible for any costs you incur for this tour whether you see your car or not. You will not be entitled to a refund if you do not see your car, but we do promise that you will receive a memorable tour of the Corvette Assembly Plant.
What to Wear/What to Bring
Closed toe shoes (no sandals) are a requirement for all visitors. No cameras, backpacks, purses, fanny packs, cell phones or other packages or containers may be brought into the plant except by special request (for medical reasons, etc.). All rules must be adhered to or tour will be terminated with no refund.
Children must be seven years of age or older.
You may bring 1 additional guest at no charge. A maximum of 2 people may go on the Corvette Buyer’s Tour.
At least a 10 day advanced notice is required before the car starts being built.
R8C Museum Delivery Program
The Corvette Buyer’s Tour Program is NOT part of the R8C Museum Delivery Program. Museum Delivery Option R8C is totally separate and ordered through your Corvette Dealer at the time the order for your new Corvette is placed. If you purchased Museum Delivery Option R8C, you may also participate in the Corvette Buyers Tour by signing up through the link below. The additional fee required to participate in the Buyers Tour is $800.00 – this fee is in addition to the Museum Delivery Program fee. Please note that to participate in both programs will require two different trips to Bowling Green .
Corvette Photo Album
The Corvette Photo Album Program is NOT part of the R8C Delivery Program or the Corvette Buyers Tour Program.
For additional questions regarding the “Buyers Tour” contact Museum Delivery Program Manager – Lori Bieschke at: email@example.com or call (800) 205-4248 or (270) 467-8851. Shane Webb can also be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (800) 205-4248 or (270) 777-4505.
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National Corvette Museum
350 Corvette Drive
Bowling Green, KY 42101-9134