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There is nothing like a can-do attitude and a hands-on project that can fuel the fires of your innovative spirit. Visit us at THF Maker’s Faire Detroit this July. For a sneak peek, try out the Soda Geysers car.
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Maker Faire Detroit
July 26-27, 2014 (9:30am - 6pm)
Tinker, hack and mingle with over 400 makers during the ultimate festival of invention and creativity at the world’s original Maker mecca — Detroit.
Maker Faire is like a three-ring circus of innovation. Robotics, electronics, rockets, food, music, fashion, science — if somebody makes it, we’ll find a place for it at Maker Faire Detroit. This is, without doubt, one of the most unusual and mind-boggling events to ever find a home in Detroit. Maker Faire is a place where the DIY mindset can run wild. Inspiring and ingenious, with more than a little humor mixed in, this eye-popping gathering is one of the country’s smartest and most extraordinary family-friendly events. More than 400 exhibiting makers are expected to participate, offering dozens of demonstrations and hands-on workshops for anyone — child or adult — who still has a sense of adventure. Only at the home of innovation, The Henry Ford.
 

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Download the FREE Maker Faire® Detroit app to make the most of your weekend! It includes a schedule, a map, maker descriptions, general faire info and a newsfeed with updates from The Henry Ford. You can also quickly build a personalized agenda to make sure you see the exhibits and events you’re most excited about. Visit the Apple App or Google Play stores.

Click here to view the official Maker Faire Detroit website
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parking & free shuttle service
For more information about parking and our free shuttle service, click here.

your experience includes
  • Featuring 400+ Makers
  • Robotics
  • Electronics
  • Rockets
  • DIY Science and Technology
  • Woodworking
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Live Music
  • Kids’ Activities and More!
  • Discounted Pricing for Members of The Henry Ford


pricing
1 Day Tickets
Admission to Maker Faire
Adult (13-61)
$28.00
Youth (5-12)
$19.00
Senior (62+)
$26.00
Children (4 and under)
FREE

Members of The Henry Ford receive 50% off all above pricing.
Don’t miss a thing - visit Maker Faire both Saturday and Sunday and get 15% off!

Maker Faire Detroit is located in Henry Ford Museum, with additional exhibits in the outdoor lot adjacent to the IMAX Theatre entrance and The Automotive Hall of Fame.

  • Tickets include all day admission to Henry Ford Museum.
  • Members must purchase Maker Faire tickets and present valid membership card and photo ID upon entry.

Super Pass
Includes 2-day admission to
Maker Faire, other THF venues plus rides
All Ages
$150.00

For the ultimate Maker Faire Detroit / The Henry Ford Experience: the Superpass includes a 2 day admission to Maker Faire, 1 admission to Greenfield Village & Ford Rouge Factory Tour, 1 Unlimited Ride Pass, 1 IMAX film and admission to the Maker Mixer on Friday evening, July 25. Please call 313.982.6001 to order you Superpass.

Online and at-the-door purchases do not include service fees. A $2.50 per transaction service fee will be charged for all advance purchases through our call center.

Members of The Henry Ford receive 50% off Maker Faire, free admission to Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, plus free parking, discounts on Ford Rouge Factory Tour, the IMAX Theatre, major events and retail products. Click here to learn more about membership.

group pricing
  • Groups of 15 or more, with advance reservations only, receive 10% off all pricing.

  • Certified tour groups, with advance reservations only, receive 20% off all pricing.

  • School, youth or scout groups, with advance reservations only, pay $13 per guest on one-day Maker Faire tickets.

  • Weekend Ticket group pricing is also available.
Reservations must be made two weeks in advance in order for group rates to apply.  Please call our Call Center at 313.982.6001 to inquire and make your reservation.  Our on-site call center is open daily, 9AM – 5PM.

here's what people are saying
The White House Blog: “President Obama is committed to ensuring that America stays competitive in the 21st century global economy by having the most skilled and productive workforce in the world and by leading the world in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. As the President said at the launch of his Educate to Innovate campaign to improve STEM education, "I want us all to think about new and creative ways to engage young people in science and engineering, whether it's science festivals, robotics competitions, fairs that encourage young people to create and build and invent—to be makers of things, not just consumers of things.” (read more)

Makezine.com: “The world’s only $500 electric motorsport continues on at Maker Faire Detroit! The 2nd round of the 4th season of the Power Racing Series competed on July 28-29 at the Henry Ford Museum. Here are just some of the thrills and spills that went down. I’d like to thank Sector 67, i3 Detroit, Omni Corp Detroit, J-Squad, Pumping Station: One, CCCKC, Ribbon Farm, Hack Pittsburgh, “The Wedding Party”, Velocihacktor, and Milwaukee Makerspace.” (read more)


vacation packages
Affordable Vacation Packages include overnight accommodations and two tickets to two attractions (choose from Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village or Ford Rouge Factory Tour).  Tickets to Maker Faire event are additional cost, and can be purchased at The Henry Ford on the day of the event.

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