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$5 Day at The Henry Ford
November 1, 2014
The Henry Ford is offering $5 admission to Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, the Ford Rouge Factory Tour or a traditional IMAX® movie on Saturday, November 1, 2014. The $5 admission is made possible by the Ford Foundation ArtsAccess program. Visitors can also choose to purchase two venues for $10, three for $15 or all four for $20.
 
The one day only event is in recognition of the historic decision by Henry Ford to offer workers a wage of $5 per day in 1914 which played a major role in building America’s middle class. Learn more about the $5 work day at: The Rise of the Middle Class.

This program is made possible by the Ford Foundation, which works with visionaries on the frontlines of social change worldwide. Learn more at fordfoundation.org.

pricing
All venues, all ages, $5 per ticket
Available onsite ONLY- $5 pricing is NOT available online or in advance.
(no other discounts may be applied)
Not valid on AVATAR Special Edition: An IMAX 3D Experience.

Children 4 and under are free for Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village
Children 2 and under are free for Ford Rouge Factory Tour
Infants (or children who do not require their own seat) are free for IMAX Theatre

Parking is $5 per vehicle. Parking is free for members of The Henry Ford.

what to bring, what to wear
Greenfield Village
Greenfield Village is spread over dozens of acres-- comfortable clothing and comfortable shoes are a must. A large portion of activities are held outdoors, rain, snow or shine. Dressing for the weather is a must. Bring umbrellas/rain gear/snow gear and prepare for a wide range of temperatures.

Wheelchairs are available for a small fee at the Village entrance. Electric scooters are also available for a fee, but only in limited supply. Wheelchairs and scooters are rented on a first come, first served basis-- plan to arrive early if you need to rent them. You are welcome to bring your own wheelchair or scooter, however, upright scooters (Segways) are not allowed on premises.

Children's wagons are also available to rent for a fee at the Village entrance. You are welcome to bring your own stroller or wagon, however, recreational scooters, bicycles or in-line/in-sole skates are not allowed inside the Village gates.

Bring a camera; photography is allowed in all areas of the Village.

Henry Ford Museum
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.

directions/maps
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