National Aviation Day

Special Event at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation®

  • August 19th, 2022

Free for members or with museum admission.

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Soar into the first 40 years of flight, from the Wright brothers’ historic liftoff to today’s awe-inspiring technological advances. Experience the evolution of American aviation firsthand. Travel through one of the most miraculous periods of discovery in flight amid the iconic aircraft in our Heroes of the Sky exhibit. Learn more about today's technological advances, and join our friends from Delta Air Lines who will be onsite with activities, giveaways, and information about career opportunities. Free for members or with museum admission.


Featured Programs

Experiment with History: Wind Tubes | 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Learn the science behind how things fly. We'll use everyday materials to explore aerodynamics and test out your own designs!

Free 30 minute tours: Heroes of the Sky | 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Explore our Heroes of the Sky exhibit and learn all about the history of aviation on a free, guided tour.

*Tours are limited to the first 20 guests.

Story Time, Drive-In Studio
| 10:00 a.m.
Join us for a special flight-themed story time! We’ll sing, dance, and, of course, read some of our favorite stories.


Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation

    Member Non­member
Senior (62+) Free $31.50
General Admission (12-61) Free $35.00
Youth (5-11) Free $26.25
Children (4 & Under) Free Free

* Ticket prices are subject to change.