Events at
The Henry Ford

Plan your visit around one of the extraordinary events we have throughout the year.

Featured Events

Special events are part of what makes a visit to The Henry Ford memorable. See some of the major events coming up soon!

Dick Gutman, DINERMAN

Dick Gutman, DINERMAN

May 25, 2024 | 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Step back into the legacy of over 150 years of American diner culture and experience an eclectic assortment of artifacts including memorabilia, scale models, furniture, fragments and a photographic history of diners at Dick Gutman, DINERMAN opening May 25 at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.

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Dick Gutman, DINERMAN

May 25, 2024 | 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Step back into the legacy of over 150 years of American diner culture and experience an eclectic assortment of artifacts including memorabilia, scale models, furniture, fragments and a photographic history of diners at Dick Gutman, DINERMAN opening May 25 at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.
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Dinosaurs in Motion

Dinosaurs in Motion

June 9-September 8, 2024 | 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Experience prehistoric animals like you’ve never seen before at Dinosaurs in Motion, where you can move or engage with 16 life-size metal dinosaurs. Delight your family by making a T. rex’s jaw open and chomp by using levers and pulleys, or make a Plesiosaur swim using a touch screen controller.

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Dinosaurs in Motion

June 9-September 8, 2024 | 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Experience prehistoric animals like you’ve never seen before at Dinosaurs in Motion, where you can move or engage with 16 life-size metal dinosaurs. Delight your family by making a T. rex’s jaw open and chomp by using levers and pulleys, or make a Plesiosaur swim using a touch screen controller.
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Story Stroll

January 1-December 31 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Story Stroll combines movement and literacy, all while you explore the museum! Find the next stop to follow along and join us every month for a new book.

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Story Stroll

January 1-December 31 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Story Stroll combines movement and literacy, all while you explore the museum! Find the next stop to follow along and join us every month for a new book.
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Experiment with History

Daily | 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Investigate STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) through the eyes of past innovators with hands-on activities.

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Experiment with History

Daily | 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Investigate STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) through the eyes of past innovators with hands-on activities.
  Get Details

Events for Kids

There’s much to do at The Henry Ford for children, including some events especially for them. See some of the kids’ events coming soon!

Dinosaurs in Motion

Dinosaurs in Motion

June 9-September 8, 2024 | 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Experience prehistoric animals like you’ve never seen before at Dinosaurs in Motion, where you can move or engage with 16 life-size metal dinosaurs. Delight your family by making a T. rex’s jaw open and chomp by using levers and pulleys, or make a Plesiosaur swim using a touch screen controller.

 Exhibit Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

Dinosaurs in Motion

June 9-September 8, 2024 | 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Experience prehistoric animals like you’ve never seen before at Dinosaurs in Motion, where you can move or engage with 16 life-size metal dinosaurs. Delight your family by making a T. rex’s jaw open and chomp by using levers and pulleys, or make a Plesiosaur swim using a touch screen controller.
  Get Details
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Tinkering for Tots

October 2023-May 2024 | 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Little learners get hands on, minds on at Tinkering for Tots: A program designed for curious preschoolers to develop an innovative mindset and make connections through storytelling, play, artifact exploration and a take-home STEAM activity kit.

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Tinkering for Tots

October 2023-May 2024 | 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Little learners get hands on, minds on at Tinkering for Tots: A program designed for curious preschoolers to develop an innovative mindset and make connections through storytelling, play, artifact exploration and a take-home STEAM activity kit.
  Get Details
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Story Stroll

January 1-December 31 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Story Stroll combines movement and literacy, all while you explore the museum! Find the next stop to follow along and join us every month for a new book.

 Activity Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

Story Stroll

January 1-December 31 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Story Stroll combines movement and literacy, all while you explore the museum! Find the next stop to follow along and join us every month for a new book.
  Get Details
Pit Crew Challenge

Pit Crew Challenge

Being a member of a NASCAR pit crew requires training, precision, and practice. See if you have what it takes to help your team win the race in this hands-on experience.

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Pit Crew Challenge

Being a member of a NASCAR pit crew requires training, precision, and practice. See if you have what it takes to help your team win the race in this hands-on experience.
  Get Details
activity_card_ExperimentWithHistory

Experiment with History

Daily | 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Investigate STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) through the eyes of past innovators with hands-on activities.

 Activity Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

Experiment with History

Daily | 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Investigate STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) through the eyes of past innovators with hands-on activities.
  Get Details
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