The Jim Henson Exhibition:
Exhibit at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation®
This dynamic experience explores Jim Henson’s groundbreaking work for film and television and his transformative impact on culture.
Throughout a singular career spanning four decades, Jim Henson created iconic puppet characters and stories for film and television that left an indelible mark on popular culture. With his gently subversive humor, restless curiosity, and innovative approach to puppetry, Henson built the Muppets into an enduring international brand, contributed beloved puppet characters to Sesame Street, and made movies that applied his vivid imagination to stories for the big screen. This exhibition explores Henson’s unique contributions to the moving image, and how he and a talented team of designers, performers, and writers created an unparalleled body of work that continues to delight and inspire people of all ages.
Your Experience includes:
- More than 100 original artifacts, including 25 puppets
- Character sketches, storyboards, scripts, costumes, and photographs
- Film and television clips
- Behind-the-scenes footage
- Interactive puppeteering experiences
Free Admission for Members
Become a member for free admission to The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited then use your membership for a full year of free admission to the museum and village, plus free parking and exclusive savings on ticketed events.
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Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation
|General Admission (12-61)||Free||$25.00|
|Children (4 & Under)||Free||Free|
* Ticket prices are subject to change.