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JFK Remembered
November 18 - 22, 2013
This year marks the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination on November 22, 1963.
The Henry Ford will reflect on this significant date in American history with special programming November 18-22, 2013, in Henry Ford Museum. Take time to reflect and see the limousine the president was riding in on that fateful day in Dallas. Also receive a complimentary JFK Remembered souvenir program.

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John F. Kennedy Lectures: Special Evening Programs
  • An Evening With Dan Rather and Guests
    This lecture is sold out.
    November 18 (7pm) in Henry Ford Museum
    Hear panel guests, including author and newscaster Dan Rather, author James Swanson, and author and historian Douglas Brinkley, talk about the day in 1963 that changed a nation. Please Note: Due to illness, Doug Brinkley will not be a part of this evening's panel.
    • Tickets: $50 for general admission; includes one drink ticket (15% member discount available)
    • $100 for VIP reserved seating; includes President's pre-reception with the speakers
    • Limited reservations available

  • An Evening With Former Secret Service Agent Clint Hill and Lisa McCubbin
    This lecture is sold out.
    November 19 (7pm) in Henry Ford Museum
    Listen to former Secret Service agent Clint Hill as he gives his firsthand account of the day President Kennedy was shot.
    • Tickets: $50 for general admission; includes one drink ticket (15% member discount available)
    • $100 for VIP reserved seating; includes President's pre-reception with the speakers
    • Limited reservations available

  • A VIP ticket for both nights can be purchased for $170, please call 313.982.6001 for reservations.
Target Free Day
November 22 (9:30am- 5pm)
In remembrance of President Kennedy and to mark the anniversary of his death, Henry Ford Museum will waive admission, courtesy of Target.

what to bring, what to wear
The exhibits of the Henry Ford Museum are spread across several acres; all indoors. Comfortable clothing and comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Wheelchairs and electric scooters are available to rent for a fee a the IMAX and Clock tower entrances. Electric scooter supplies are limited, please arrive early if you plan to rent one. You are welcome to bring your own wheelchairs, electric scooters and children's strollers-- however, upright electric scooters (Segways) are not allowed on premises.
Bring a camera; photography is allowed in most areas of the Museum.

Tickets to the Henry Ford Museum are available online, through The Henry Ford Call Center (open 7 days a week, 9am - 5pm) 313-982-6001 and at all admissions counters. Tickets can be mailed when reservations are made 2 weeks or more in advance. Tickets purchased less than 2 weeks out will be held at IMAX Will Call.

The Henry Ford is located in Dearborn, Michigan on the corner of Village Road and Oakwood Boulevard, just west of the Southfield Freeway (M-39) and south of Michigan Avenue (US-12).
The Henry Ford
20900 Oakwood Blvd.
Dearborn, MI 48124-5029
From the East or West via I-94:
Take I-94 to the Oakwood Boulevard exit; go north on Oakwood. The Henry Ford is 2.5 miles from the exit on the corner of Village Road and Oakwood Boulevard.
From the South via I-75:
Exit to northbound Southfield Freeway (M-39); drive 4.1 miles to Oakwood Boulevard (Exit 4). Left on Oakwood and drive 1.8 miles.
From the North via Southfield Road (or I-96):
Take Southfield Freeway (M-39) south 4.5 miles past I-96 and exit at Michigan avenue (Exit 6). Continue on the Southfield service drive (veer left) for .5 mile. At the first stoplight, turn right onto Village Road (through the iron gates) and drive .75 mile.
Metro Detroit often has major construction projects. Please check the following sites for the latest on construction areas and road closures.
Michigan Department of Transportation
AAA Traffic & Construction Report