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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SCOOBY-DOO!™ Mansion Mayhem

February 12, 2023-April 9, 2023 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

For over five decades, the members of Mystery Inc. have shown that through courage, teamwork, and ingenuity, even the toughest mysteries can be solved. Can you meddling kids (and grown-ups, too!) help the gang solve the mystery in this immersive exhibit?

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SCOOBY-DOO!™ Mansion Mayhem

February 12, 2023-April 9, 2023 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

For over five decades, the members of Mystery Inc. have shown that through courage, teamwork, and ingenuity, even the toughest mysteries can be solved. Can you meddling kids (and grown-ups, too!) help the gang solve the mystery in this immersive exhibit?
  Get Details
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 16, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Celebrate the life of the civil rights leaders who had the extraordinary courage to ask for more from their nation. Make your own history with free museum admission, parking and activities.

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 16, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Celebrate the life of the civil rights leaders who had the extraordinary courage to ask for more from their nation. Make your own history with free museum admission, parking and activities.
  Get Details
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Experiment with History

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only | 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

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only | 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
History Outside the Box

History Outside the Box

Virtual Event: January 6, February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, and June 2

The Historical Resources staff will conduct a Show & Tell on their favorite collection materials the first Friday of every month.

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History Outside the Box

Virtual Event: January 6, February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, and June 2

The Historical Resources staff will conduct a Show & Tell on their favorite collection materials the first Friday of every month.
  Get Details
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Fueled by Passion

January 1 - December 31 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Immerse yourself in a 180-degree multisensory theater experience that ignites the drive we all have to power our passions.

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Fueled by Passion

January 1 - December 31 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Immerse yourself in a 180-degree multisensory theater experience that ignites the drive we all have to power our passions.
  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.

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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.
  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!

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 16, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Celebrate the life of the civil rights leaders who had the extraordinary courage to ask for more from their nation. Make your own history with free museum admission, parking and activities.

 Event Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 16, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Celebrate the life of the civil rights leaders who had the extraordinary courage to ask for more from their nation. Make your own history with free museum admission, parking and activities.
  Get Details
ScoobyDoo_Card

SCOOBY-DOO!™ Mansion Mayhem

February 12, 2023-April 9, 2023 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

For over five decades, the members of Mystery Inc. have shown that through courage, teamwork, and ingenuity, even the toughest mysteries can be solved. Can you meddling kids (and grown-ups, too!) help the gang solve the mystery in this immersive exhibit?

 Exhibit Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

SCOOBY-DOO!™ Mansion Mayhem

February 12, 2023-April 9, 2023 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

For over five decades, the members of Mystery Inc. have shown that through courage, teamwork, and ingenuity, even the toughest mysteries can be solved. Can you meddling kids (and grown-ups, too!) help the gang solve the mystery in this immersive exhibit?
  Get Details
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Make a Paper Airplane

January 1 - December 31 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Experiment with aerodynamics as you fold and test paper airplane designs. Sponsored by Delta Air Lines.

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Make a Paper Airplane

January 1 - December 31 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Experiment with aerodynamics as you fold and test paper airplane designs. Sponsored by Delta Air Lines.
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Pit Crew Challenge

Pit Crew Challenge

| Daily 2:00-3:15 p.m. and Friday-Sunday 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

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

| Daily 2:00-3:15 p.m. and Friday-Sunday 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

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
History Outside the Box

History Outside the Box

Virtual Event: January 6, February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, and June 2

The Historical Resources staff will conduct a Show & Tell on their favorite collection materials the first Friday of every month.

 Event Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

History Outside the Box

Virtual Event: January 6, February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, and June 2

The Historical Resources staff will conduct a Show & Tell on their favorite collection materials the first Friday of every month.
  Get Details
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Experiment with History

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only | 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

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only | 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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