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We are proud to be only the place that can showcase the original Montgomery bus, where sat resolute Rosa Parks for freedom and equality, in December 1955. Shop now to find a collection of memorabilia related to Rosa Parks which includes an exclusive replica bus token from the 1950’s and a new children’s activity book.
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National Day of Courage
February 2, 2015 (9:30am-5pm)
Celebrate America at its finest as we honor the memory of Rosa Parks and how she reshaped history. Be inspired. And dare to inspire others.

The National Day of Courage celebrates the memory of Rosa Parks, who helped spark the modern civil rights movement in 1955 when she refused to give up her seat on a city bus. It’s a moment that etched itself in America’s moral history.

Here at Henry Ford Museum, it’s also an occasion to explore how Parks’ moral strength continues to resonate today. On this day, we invite national speakers to share their experience of courage to help inspire others to take a stand.

program highlights
  • Learn About Activism
  • Join the Discussion
  • Speak Out
  • Take a Stand
  • Free with Henry Ford Museum Admission
Download and Share the National Day of Courage Digital Flyer

Download 2014 Program

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curriculum connections
Field trip groups grade 7 and up are welcomed to Day of Courage. Subject matter and format may not be appropriate for younger students.

All activities are free with Museum admission.

MEMBERS free of charge
NONMEMBER SENIORS ages 62 & up, $16
ADULTS ages 13-61, $18
YOUTH ages 5-12, $13.50
CHILDREN 4 & under, free

Parking is $5 per vehicle.

*Field trip rate for schools requires group of 15 or more. Field trip rate for homeschoolers requires group of 10 or more and registration with The Henry Ford. For additional info, visit or call our Call Center at 313.982.6001, press 1, 9 am-5 pm daily.

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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.

Bring a camera; photography is allowed in most areas of the Museum.

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
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