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!

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The Science Behind Pixar

October 14, 2017 - March 18, 2018

Learn about the filmmaking process through hands-on activities inspired by some of Pixar’s most treasured films, from Toy Story to Inside Out.

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The Science Behind Pixar

October 14, 2017 - March 18, 2018

Learn about the filmmaking process through hands-on activities inspired by some of Pixar’s most treasured films, from Toy Story to Inside Out.
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Engines Exposed

January 13 - February 28, 2018 | 9:30am-5pm

For just eight weeks, we’ll be raising the hoods of a few of our most memorable vehicles. Enjoy an exclusive glimpse of engines that changed the world.

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Engines Exposed

January 13 - February 28, 2018 | 9:30am-5pm

For just eight weeks, we’ll be raising the hoods of a few of our most memorable vehicles. Enjoy an exclusive glimpse of engines that changed the world.
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Celebrate Black History

Celebrate Black History!

February 1-4, 7-11, 14-18, 21-25, 2018

Honor Black History Month at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation. During select days each week in February, we explore a different aspect of African-American history.

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Celebrate Black History!

February 1-4, 7-11, 14-18, 21-25, 2018

Honor Black History Month at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation. During select days each week in February, we explore a different aspect of African-American history.
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National Engineers Week Celebration

February 17 - 24, 2018 | 9:30am – 5pm

Be inspired and get hands-on as The Henry Ford celebrates the dreamers and doers who solve problems and make our lives better during National Engineer’s Week.

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National Engineers Week Celebration

February 17 - 24, 2018 | 9:30am – 5pm

Be inspired and get hands-on as The Henry Ford celebrates the dreamers and doers who solve problems and make our lives better during National Engineer’s Week.
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Day Out with Thomas

Day Out With Thomas™

April 28-29, May 5-6, 12-13, 2018

During Thomas’ annual visit to Greenfield Village, enjoy six days of family fun and entertainment. Ride Thomas around the village and meet Sir Topham Hatt™ face-to-face. Advance tickets are strongly recommended.

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Day Out With Thomas™

April 28-29, May 5-6, 12-13, 2018

During Thomas’ annual visit to Greenfield Village, enjoy six days of family fun and entertainment. Ride Thomas around the village and meet Sir Topham Hatt™ face-to-face. Advance tickets are strongly recommended.
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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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The Science Behind Pixar

October 14, 2017 - March 18, 2018

Learn about the filmmaking process through hands-on activities inspired by some of Pixar’s most treasured films, from Toy Story to Inside Out.

 Exhibit Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

The Science Behind Pixar

October 14, 2017 - March 18, 2018

Learn about the filmmaking process through hands-on activities inspired by some of Pixar’s most treasured films, from Toy Story to Inside Out.
  Get Details
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Engines Exposed

January 13 - February 28, 2018 | 9:30am-5pm

For just eight weeks, we’ll be raising the hoods of a few of our most memorable vehicles. Enjoy an exclusive glimpse of engines that changed the world.

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Engines Exposed

January 13 - February 28, 2018 | 9:30am-5pm

For just eight weeks, we’ll be raising the hoods of a few of our most memorable vehicles. Enjoy an exclusive glimpse of engines that changed the world.
  Get Details
Day Out with Thomas

Day Out With Thomas™

April 28-29, May 5-6, 12-13, 2018

During Thomas’ annual visit to Greenfield Village, enjoy six days of family fun and entertainment. Ride Thomas around the village and meet Sir Topham Hatt™ face-to-face. Advance tickets are strongly recommended.

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Day Out With Thomas™

April 28-29, May 5-6, 12-13, 2018

During Thomas’ annual visit to Greenfield Village, enjoy six days of family fun and entertainment. Ride Thomas around the village and meet Sir Topham Hatt™ face-to-face. Advance tickets are strongly recommended.
  Get Details
Railroaders Breakfast

Railroader's Breakfast

April 28-29, May 5-6, 12-13, 2018 | 8-9am; Doors open at 7:45am

After a hearty pancake breakfast, enjoy a memorable ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™. There’s music by the Picks & Sticks Stringband, too, along with railroad-themed storytelling and a visit with our very own Village Hobo and Sir Topham Hatt™!

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Railroader's Breakfast

April 28-29, May 5-6, 12-13, 2018 | 8-9am; Doors open at 7:45am

After a hearty pancake breakfast, enjoy a memorable ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™. There’s music by the Picks & Sticks Stringband, too, along with railroad-themed storytelling and a visit with our very own Village Hobo and Sir Topham Hatt™!
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Tinker Hack Invent Saturdays

Make Something Saturdays

September 9, 2017 - May 19, 2018 (Saturday) | 10am - 3pm

Learn firsthand how the American spirit of innovation and ingenuity is alive and well today. Try your hand at something new, something different. The activities change month to month. Hands-on. How-to, DIY, science and more!

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Make Something Saturdays

September 9, 2017 - May 19, 2018 (Saturday) | 10am - 3pm

Learn firsthand how the American spirit of innovation and ingenuity is alive and well today. Try your hand at something new, something different. The activities change month to month. Hands-on. How-to, DIY, science and more!
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Tinkering for Tots

Second Monday of each Month (November - April) | 10am - noon

Imagine, create, iterate. Set little minds and hands in motion second Mondays, with playful learning and storytelling. (November - April)

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Tinkering for Tots

Second Monday of each Month (November - April) | 10am - noon

Imagine, create, iterate. Set little minds and hands in motion second Mondays, with playful learning and storytelling. (November - April)
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Experiment with History

January 13 - February 28 (Monday - Friday) | 11am-12:30pm & 1pm-2:30pm

Enjoy hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) investigation through the eyes of past innovators. 10-15 minutes per activity.

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Experiment with History

January 13 - February 28 (Monday - Friday) | 11am-12:30pm & 1pm-2:30pm

Enjoy hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) investigation through the eyes of past innovators. 10-15 minutes per activity.
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