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!

Salute to America

Salute to America

July 3-6, 2019 | Gates open 6:00pm - DSO begins 8:30pm

Join us for the quintessential Fourth of July celebration, full of high notes, music, food and fireworks.

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Salute to America

July 3-6, 2019 | Gates open 6:00pm - DSO begins 8:30pm

Join us for the quintessential Fourth of July celebration, full of high notes, music, food and fireworks.
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Maker Faire® Detroit

July 27-28, 2019 | 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Find your next obsession on a quirky journey through the outlandish and profound creations of brilliant hackers, inventors and entrepreneurs. Inside and outside Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, explore 24 acres of cutting-edge technology alongside the historic inventions and innovations that first sparked the maker movement.

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Maker Faire® Detroit

July 27-28, 2019 | 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Find your next obsession on a quirky journey through the outlandish and profound creations of brilliant hackers, inventors and entrepreneurs. Inside and outside Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, explore 24 acres of cutting-edge technology alongside the historic inventions and innovations that first sparked the maker movement.
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Star Trek

Star Trek™: Exploring New Worlds

May 11 - September 2, 2019

Set a course for Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation to experience Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds, a fully immersive, limited-engagement exhibition. Navigate through more than 100 rare artifacts and props, including the original U.S.S. Enterprise navigation console.

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Star Trek™: Exploring New Worlds

May 11 - September 2, 2019

Set a course for Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation to experience Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds, a fully immersive, limited-engagement exhibition. Navigate through more than 100 rare artifacts and props, including the original U.S.S. Enterprise navigation console.
  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!

Salute to America

Salute to America

July 3-6, 2019 | Gates open 6:00pm - DSO begins 8:30pm

Join us for the quintessential Fourth of July celebration, full of high notes, music, food and fireworks.

 Event Greenfield Village®   Get Details

Salute to America

July 3-6, 2019 | Gates open 6:00pm - DSO begins 8:30pm

Join us for the quintessential Fourth of July celebration, full of high notes, music, food and fireworks.
  Get Details
Star Trek

Star Trek™: Exploring New Worlds

May 11 - September 2, 2019

Set a course for Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation to experience Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds, a fully immersive, limited-engagement exhibition. Navigate through more than 100 rare artifacts and props, including the original U.S.S. Enterprise navigation console.

 Exhibit Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

Star Trek™: Exploring New Worlds

May 11 - September 2, 2019

Set a course for Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation to experience Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds, a fully immersive, limited-engagement exhibition. Navigate through more than 100 rare artifacts and props, including the original U.S.S. Enterprise navigation console.
  Get Details
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PNC Tinkering for Tots

Second Monday of each Month (May - October) | 10am - noon

Imagine, create, iterate. Set little minds and hands in motion second Mondays, with playful learning and storytelling.

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PNC Tinkering for Tots

Second Monday of each Month (May - October) | 10am - noon

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

January 14 - November 27, 2019 (Daily) | 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 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

January 14 - November 27, 2019 (Daily) | 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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