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Day Out With Thomas™

April 27-28, May 4-5, 11-12, 2019 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

During Thomas’ annual visit to Greenfield Village, enjoy six days of family fun and entertainment. Ride Thomas around the village and meet Sir Topham Hatt™ face-to-face. Advance tickets are strongly recommended.

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Day Out With Thomas™

April 27-28, May 4-5, 11-12, 2019 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

During Thomas’ annual visit to Greenfield Village, enjoy six days of family fun and entertainment. Ride Thomas around the village and meet Sir Topham Hatt™ face-to-face. Advance tickets are strongly recommended.
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Railroader's Breakfast

April 27-28, May 4-5, 11-12, 2019 | 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. (Doors open at 7:15 a.m.)

After a hearty pancake breakfast, enjoy a memorable ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™. There’s music by the Picks & Sticks Stringband, too, along with railroad-themed storytelling and a visit with our very own Village Hobo and Sir Topham Hatt!

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Railroader's Breakfast

April 27-28, May 4-5, 11-12, 2019 | 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. (Doors open at 7:15 a.m.)

After a hearty pancake breakfast, enjoy a memorable ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™. There’s music by the Picks & Sticks Stringband, too, along with railroad-themed storytelling and a visit with our very own Village Hobo and Sir Topham Hatt!
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PNC Tinkering for Tots

November 12, 2018 - April 8, 2019 (Second Monday of each Month) | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Imagine, create, iterate. Set little minds and hands in motion second Mondays, with playful learning and storytelling. (November - April)

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PNC Tinkering for Tots

November 12, 2018 - April 8, 2019 (Second Monday of each Month) | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Imagine, create, iterate. Set little minds and hands in motion second Mondays, with playful learning and storytelling. (November - April)
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Tinker Hack Invent Saturdays

Make Something Saturdays

January 5 - May 25, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Learn firsthand how the American spirit of innovation and ingenuity is alive and well today. Try your hand at something new, something different. The activities change month to month. Hands-on. How-to, DIY, science and more!

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Make Something Saturdays

January 5 - May 25, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Learn firsthand how the American spirit of innovation and ingenuity is alive and well today. Try your hand at something new, something different. The activities change month to month. Hands-on. How-to, DIY, science and more!
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Greenfield Village

All Abilities Playground

Built specially for children of all abilities, our playground includes real historical objects, including a 20-foot long boiler tunnel and 1931 Model AA truck.

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Elementary

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Freedmen's Bureau - Exercising Citizenship

February - March, 2019

Learn more about the people and stories that shaped the Reconstruction era as you explore a special selection of artifacts from the collections of The Henry Ford at Freedmen’s Bureau — Exercising Citizenship.

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Freedmen's Bureau - Exercising Citizenship

February - March, 2019

Learn more about the people and stories that shaped the Reconstruction era as you explore a special selection of artifacts from the collections of The Henry Ford at Freedmen’s Bureau — Exercising Citizenship.
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Day Out With Thomas™

April 27-28, May 4-5, 11-12, 2019 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

During Thomas’ annual visit to Greenfield Village, enjoy six days of family fun and entertainment. Ride Thomas around the village and meet Sir Topham Hatt™ face-to-face. Advance tickets are strongly recommended.

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Day Out With Thomas™

April 27-28, May 4-5, 11-12, 2019 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

During Thomas’ annual visit to Greenfield Village, enjoy six days of family fun and entertainment. Ride Thomas around the village and meet Sir Topham Hatt™ face-to-face. Advance tickets are strongly recommended.
  Get Details
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Experiment with History

January 14 - November 27, 2019 (Daily) | 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 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

January 14 - November 27, 2019 (Daily) | 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Investigate STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) through the eyes of past innovators with hands-on activities.
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Tinker Hack Invent Saturdays

Make Something Saturdays

January 5 - May 25, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Learn firsthand how the American spirit of innovation and ingenuity is alive and well today. Try your hand at something new, something different. The activities change month to month. Hands-on. How-to, DIY, science and more!

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Make Something Saturdays

January 5 - May 25, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Learn firsthand how the American spirit of innovation and ingenuity is alive and well today. Try your hand at something new, something different. The activities change month to month. Hands-on. How-to, DIY, science and more!
  Get Details

Greenfield Village

Historic Rides & Games

Hop aboard a train pulled by one of our historic steam or diesel locomotives or take a Model T ride around the Village. From an historic carousel to historic base ball, there’s fun for kids of all ages.

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Teens

Take it Forward

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Freedmen's Bureau - Exercising Citizenship

February - March, 2019

Learn more about the people and stories that shaped the Reconstruction era as you explore a special selection of artifacts from the collections of The Henry Ford at Freedmen’s Bureau — Exercising Citizenship.

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Freedmen's Bureau - Exercising Citizenship

February - March, 2019

Learn more about the people and stories that shaped the Reconstruction era as you explore a special selection of artifacts from the collections of The Henry Ford at Freedmen’s Bureau — Exercising Citizenship.
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Opening Day at Greenfield Village

April 13, 2019 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

We open Greenfield Village for a first look at the 2019 Village season.

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Opening Day at Greenfield Village

April 13, 2019 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

We open Greenfield Village for a first look at the 2019 Village season.
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Michigan Invention Convention (MIIC)

April 27, 2019 | 10am-2pm

Join The Henry Ford as it welcomes 3rd-12th graders as they display their critical thinking and entrepreneurial skill at the Michigan Invention Convention.

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Michigan Invention Convention (MIIC)

April 27, 2019 | 10am-2pm

Join The Henry Ford as it welcomes 3rd-12th graders as they display their critical thinking and entrepreneurial skill at the Michigan Invention Convention.
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