Educator Open House

Join us for our semi-annual Educator Open House at The Henry Ford!

Special Event at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation

  • September 24, 2016
  • Time: 9am - 5pm (Doors open at 8:30am)

Must See Viewing Sessions

New This Year!

Drive-In Theater. Laptops and wireless devices are encouraged.

11:10am: Website Introduction
Join our Curator of Digital Learning, Phil Grumm, as he demonstrates the best ways for educators to use our online collections.(30 Minutes) 
Attending this session enters you into a raffle to win a free membership. 

Please visit our ‘Learn More’ stations to receive information on contests, workshops, new attractions, FREE resources and much more!


Remember to go online and fill out your end of day surveys to be entered into a raffle to win a free field trip for you and your class. All surveys will be done online this year so make sure you check your agenda for the link. (Must be a certified K-12 teacher with a classroom to win). 
 *Please note that the Educator Open House is exclusively for ‘active’ educators, student teachers, and homeschool educators who have already registered with The Henry Ford, and limited to one guest per educator. The Henry Ford cannot give any additional tickets to accompanying family members and/or guests but tickets can be purchased on the day of the event in the Welcome Center lobby. Educators must provide credentials (certification, school ID or employee ID).

Ticket Prices

Free for educators (plus one guest!).

Parking is $6 per vehicle for non-members, free for members.

Online Registration

Please register online for this event. Active educators, student teachers and registered* homeschool educators CLICK HERE to register.

*If you are a homeschool educator who has not registered with The Henry Ford, please fill out the Home Education Registration Form and return it to Once this is done you may register HERE.

Check-in Information

Head to the Welcome Center lobby on Saturday, September 24, 2016 (8:50am-5pm; Doors open at 8:30am)

All participants must check-in at the registration desk in the Welcome Center lobby.

Educators may register and bring one (1) guest of their choice*

Educators must provide credentials (certification, school ID or employee ID).

For more information on Educator Open House, please contact our Call Center at at 313-982-6001 or email at