PNC Tinkering for Tots

Preschool Program

Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation

Special Event at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation®

  • Oct 12, Nov 9, Dec 14, 2021
  • Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Free with Museum admission.

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Little learners get a head full of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) with our contactless special programming. Designed for curious preschoolers, our inspired yet playful activities focus on building an innovative mindset through storytelling, artifact exploration and take-home STEAM activities.

PNC Tinkering for Tots exploration and activities are based on The Henry Ford’s innovation learning framework, Model i.

These activities combine a number of national standards for preschool curriculum as defined by the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching and Learning, and the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework.

Use our Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation Map to help you navigate through the museum while following new guidelines for a safe and enjoyable visit.

Featured Events:


October 12: Learn from Failure


November 9: Challenge the Rules


December 14: Be Empathetic


January 11: Stay Curious


February 8: Challenge the Rules


March 14: Be Empathetic


April 12: Take Risks


May 10: Collaborate


June 14: Learn from Failure




Members Visit Free

Become a member for free admission to PNC Tinkering for Tots, plus free admission to the museum and village all year long. Not a member yet? Learn more or join today.

Ticket Prices

Parking is $6 per vehicle for nonmembers, free for members.

Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation

    Member Non­member
Senior (62+) Free $22.50
General Admission (12-61) Free $25.00
Youth (5-11) Free $18.75
Children (4 & Under) Free Free

* Ticket prices are subject to change.