July 29, 2020
Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation Returns to Seven-Day Operation Starting Aug. 3, 2020
Added dates for Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes exhibition now on sale
(Dearborn, Mich. – July 29, 2020) ─ Due to the popularity of its limited-engagement exhibition, Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes, Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation is returning to a seven-day operation. Beginning August 3, 2020, guests can visit the museum every day between the hours of 9:30 am – 5 pm. The institution will continue to operate at safe, reduced daily capacities, following the state, federal and CDC guidelines. Greenfield Village will continue its Thursday- Sunday schedule for the time being. The Ford Rouge Factory Tour and Giant Screen Experience remained closed.
Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes, is the world’s first and most extensive exhibition that brings to life the 80-year legacy and impact of the Marvel Universe. Making its Midwest premiere, the exhibition features more than 300 original artifacts, including Marvel’s earliest comic book, iconic props and costumes from film favorites, rare, hand-drawn images of iconic heroes by the artists who first designed them and more. The exhibition has drawn widespread acclaim from audiences and press alike since its debut at MoPOP in 2018 and has experienced multiple sold-out weekends since opening on July 16.
Tickets to Marvel: Universe of Superheroes are $10 for members. Non-member ticket prices include admission to the museum and are $35 for adults (12-61), $28.75 for youth (5-11), $32.50 for seniors (62+) and children 5 and under are free. To purchase tickets, visit www.thehenryford.org. The exhibition closes January 31, 2021. Due to sold-out dates, purchasing tickets in advance is highly encouraged. Member reservations are no longer required to enter Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.
Recently, the organization launched Reactivate The Henry Ford, a support fund to address the projected $10 million to $20 million budget deficit from its nearly 16-week closure. For more information on how you can help reactivate The Henry Ford, visit thf.org/reactivate. For updates on hours, tickets and safety guidelines visit thf.org/welcomeback
Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes is an exhibition by SC Exhibitions, Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) and Marvel Themed Entertainment.
About The Henry Ford
Located in Dearborn, Michigan, The Henry Ford, a globally recognized destination, fosters inspiration and learning from hands-on encounters with artifacts that represent the most comprehensive collection anywhere focusing on innovation, ingenuity and resourcefulness in America. Its unique venues include Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, Greenfield Village, Ford Rouge Factory Tour, Benson Ford Research Center and Henry Ford Academy, a public charter high school. Together with its online presence at thf.org, its national television series The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation and Invention Convention Worldwide, the growing affiliation of organizations fostering innovation, invention and entrepreneurship in K-12 students, The Henry Ford inspires individuals to unlock their potential and help shape a better future.
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Melissa Foster, Sr. Manager, Public Relations