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!

Celebrate Black History

Celebrate Black History!

February 1-29, 2024 | 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Delve into African-American history through interactive presentations, music and food.

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Celebrate Black History!

February 1-29, 2024 | 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Delve into African-American history through interactive presentations, music and food.
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PAW Patrol: Adventure Play

February 18-April 28, 2024 | 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

The heroic PAW Patrol pups need your help in Adventure Bay! You and your family will join Marshall, Chase, Skye, Rubble, Everest, Rocky, Zuma and Tracker as you explore your unique abilities, overcome challenges and help friends. There’s no job too big and no pup too small!

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PAW Patrol: Adventure Play

February 18-April 28, 2024 | 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

The heroic PAW Patrol pups need your help in Adventure Bay! You and your family will join Marshall, Chase, Skye, Rubble, Everest, Rocky, Zuma and Tracker as you explore your unique abilities, overcome challenges and help friends. There’s no job too big and no pup too small!
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Lillian Schwartz

Lillian Schwartz: Whirlwind of Creativity

March 25, 2023-March 2024 | 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Lillian Schwartz: Whirlwind of Creativity is a career-retrospective exhibition showcasing the groundbreaking work of multimedia artist Lillian Schwartz.

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Lillian Schwartz: Whirlwind of Creativity

March 25, 2023-March 2024 | 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Lillian Schwartz: Whirlwind of Creativity is a career-retrospective exhibition showcasing the groundbreaking work of multimedia artist Lillian Schwartz.
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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.
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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!

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PAW Patrol: Adventure Play

February 18-April 28, 2024 | 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

The heroic PAW Patrol pups need your help in Adventure Bay! You and your family will join Marshall, Chase, Skye, Rubble, Everest, Rocky, Zuma and Tracker as you explore your unique abilities, overcome challenges and help friends. There’s no job too big and no pup too small!

 Exhibit Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

PAW Patrol: Adventure Play

February 18-April 28, 2024 | 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

The heroic PAW Patrol pups need your help in Adventure Bay! You and your family will join Marshall, Chase, Skye, Rubble, Everest, Rocky, Zuma and Tracker as you explore your unique abilities, overcome challenges and help friends. There’s no job too big and no pup too small!
  Get Details
Lillian Schwartz

Lillian Schwartz: Whirlwind of Creativity

March 25, 2023-March 2024 | 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Lillian Schwartz: Whirlwind of Creativity is a career-retrospective exhibition showcasing the groundbreaking work of multimedia artist Lillian Schwartz.

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Lillian Schwartz: Whirlwind of Creativity

March 25, 2023-March 2024 | 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Lillian Schwartz: Whirlwind of Creativity is a career-retrospective exhibition showcasing the groundbreaking work of multimedia artist Lillian Schwartz.
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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.
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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.

 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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