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James Cameron’s AVATAR: The Exhibition™
October 26, 2013 - January 26, 2014
Your Pandora Adventure Awaits You at The Henry Ford
James Cameron’s "AVATAR: The Exhibition” takes you deep into the world of Pandora and the making of this extraordinary film. Here is your opportunity to fully explore Pandora’s Na’vi inhabitants, the groundbreaking technology that brought the blockbuster film to life, and the creative inspiration that fueled it all.

Visitors are immersed into AVATAR through interactive displays that allow you to:
  • Direct the three-dimensional orientation of a virtual camera and shoot a computer-rendered scene.
  • Perform on a virtual set that captures physical movements, and renders them real-time into a performance by a virtual character in a 3-D Pandoran environment
  • Interact with Touch tables to explore concept art used in creating AVATAR
  • Experience the Science of Bioluminescence used in AVATAR
  • Create your own plant life based on scientific/biological principles used in the film
  • Experience the intricacies of sound design for film in a simple, fun, and powerful way.
  • Personally experience being in the world of Pandora
Make plans now to visit James Cameron’s AVATAR: The Exhibition™ at Henry Ford Museum.

Dive Deep into the world of Pandora to get the ultimate AVATAR experience- see AVATAR the Special Edition: an IMAX 3D Experience in the The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre. Purchase your tickets for the IMAX and the Museum together and receive a buy one, get one ½ discount! This discount does not apply to online purchases for this exhibit. Please call our Call Center or come to a ticketing agent at The Henry Ford to use the Buy One, Get One ½ discount.
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  James Cameron’s AVATAR: The Exhibition™ was organized by the EMP Museum, Seattle, WA

AVATAR™ ©2013
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
All Rights Reserved

Exhibit is free with Museum admission.

Special Combination Offer! Purchase an AVATAR Special Edition IMAX 3D ticket at ½ off when you purchase a ticket to see James Cameron’s AVATAR: The Exhibition in Henry Ford Museum.

MEMBERS free of charge;
NON-MEMBER SENIORS age 62 & up, $15
NON-MEMBER ADULTS age 13-61, $17
NON-MEMBER YOUTH age 5-12, $12.50
CHILDREN 4 & under are free.

Parking is $5 per vehicle.

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 at 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.

Food and drink are strictly prohibited in the exhibit area.

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