What will inspire your kids?

Kids Activities

Preschool

Make Plans Now

ScoobyDoo_Card

SCOOBY-DOO!™ Mansion Mayhem

February 12, 2023-April 9, 2023 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

For over five decades, the members of Mystery Inc. have shown that through courage, teamwork, and ingenuity, even the toughest mysteries can be solved. Can you meddling kids (and grown-ups, too!) help the gang solve the mystery in this immersive exhibit?

 Exhibit Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

SCOOBY-DOO!™ Mansion Mayhem

February 12, 2023-April 9, 2023 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

For over five decades, the members of Mystery Inc. have shown that through courage, teamwork, and ingenuity, even the toughest mysteries can be solved. Can you meddling kids (and grown-ups, too!) help the gang solve the mystery in this immersive exhibit?
  Get Details
activity_card_ExperimentWithHistory

Experiment with History

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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

 Activity Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

Experiment with History

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Investigate STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) through the eyes of past innovators with hands-on activities.
  Get Details
event_card_tinkering4tots

Tinkering for Tots

January-May 2023 | 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

Imagine, create, iterate. Set little minds in motion with learning and storytelling.

 Event Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

Tinkering for Tots

January-May 2023 | 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

Imagine, create, iterate. Set little minds in motion with learning and storytelling.
  Get Details
GravityRacers_card

Gravity Racers

January 1 - December 31 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

How does the body of a vehicle impact it's performance? Try your hand at automotive design and build different types to cars to see which will go the fastest. Will your vehicle win the race?

 Activity Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

Gravity Racers

January 1 - December 31 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

How does the body of a vehicle impact it's performance? Try your hand at automotive design and build different types to cars to see which will go the fastest. Will your vehicle win the race?
  Get Details
activity_card_makeapaperairplane

Make a Paper Airplane

January 1 - December 31 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Experiment with aerodynamics as you fold and test paper airplane designs. Sponsored by Delta Air Lines.

 Activity Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

Make a Paper Airplane

January 1 - December 31 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Experiment with aerodynamics as you fold and test paper airplane designs. Sponsored by Delta Air Lines.
  Get Details

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.

WATCH VIDEO

Elementary

Mark Your Calendars

ScoobyDoo_Card

SCOOBY-DOO!™ Mansion Mayhem

February 12, 2023-April 9, 2023 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

For over five decades, the members of Mystery Inc. have shown that through courage, teamwork, and ingenuity, even the toughest mysteries can be solved. Can you meddling kids (and grown-ups, too!) help the gang solve the mystery in this immersive exhibit?

 Exhibit Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

SCOOBY-DOO!™ Mansion Mayhem

February 12, 2023-April 9, 2023 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

For over five decades, the members of Mystery Inc. have shown that through courage, teamwork, and ingenuity, even the toughest mysteries can be solved. Can you meddling kids (and grown-ups, too!) help the gang solve the mystery in this immersive exhibit?
  Get Details
MLKDay_FreeDay

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 16, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Celebrate the life of the civil rights leaders who had the extraordinary courage to ask for more from their nation. Make your own history with free museum admission, parking and activities.

 Event Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 16, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Celebrate the life of the civil rights leaders who had the extraordinary courage to ask for more from their nation. Make your own history with free museum admission, parking and activities.
  Get Details
Pit Crew Challenge

Pit Crew Challenge

| Daily 2:00-3:15 p.m. and Friday-Sunday 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Being a member of a NASCAR pit crew requires training, precision, and practice. See if you have what it takes to help your team win the race in this hands-on experience.

 Activity Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

Pit Crew Challenge

| Daily 2:00-3:15 p.m. and Friday-Sunday 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Being a member of a NASCAR pit crew requires training, precision, and practice. See if you have what it takes to help your team win the race in this hands-on experience.
  Get Details
History Outside the Box

History Outside the Box

Virtual Event: January 6, February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, and June 2

The Historical Resources staff will conduct a Show & Tell on their favorite collection materials the first Friday of every month.

 Event Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

History Outside the Box

Virtual Event: January 6, February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, and June 2

The Historical Resources staff will conduct a Show & Tell on their favorite collection materials the first Friday of every month.
  Get Details
activity_card_ExperimentWithHistory

Experiment with History

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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

 Activity Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

Experiment with History

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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

LEARN MORE

Teens

Take it Forward

MLKDay_FreeDay

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 16, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Celebrate the life of the civil rights leaders who had the extraordinary courage to ask for more from their nation. Make your own history with free museum admission, parking and activities.

 Event Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 16, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Celebrate the life of the civil rights leaders who had the extraordinary courage to ask for more from their nation. Make your own history with free museum admission, parking and activities.
  Get Details
card_DTWTheater_338x501

Fueled by Passion

January 1 - December 31 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Immerse yourself in a 180-degree multisensory theater experience that ignites the drive we all have to power our passions.

 Activity Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

Fueled by Passion

January 1 - December 31 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Immerse yourself in a 180-degree multisensory theater experience that ignites the drive we all have to power our passions.
  Get Details
WalkingTour_card

Free Guided Tour

Daily | 1:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Whether it's your first time or fiftieth time, there's always something new to learn at The Henry Ford! Join us for this 30 minute guided tour and learn insider knowledge on some of our most popular exhibits.

 Tour Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

Free Guided Tour

Daily | 1:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Whether it's your first time or fiftieth time, there's always something new to learn at The Henry Ford! Join us for this 30 minute guided tour and learn insider knowledge on some of our most popular exhibits.
  Get Details
History Outside the Box

History Outside the Box

Virtual Event: January 6, February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, and June 2

The Historical Resources staff will conduct a Show & Tell on their favorite collection materials the first Friday of every month.

 Event Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

History Outside the Box

Virtual Event: January 6, February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, and June 2

The Historical Resources staff will conduct a Show & Tell on their favorite collection materials the first Friday of every month.
  Get Details
activity_card_ExperimentWithHistory

Experiment with History

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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

 Activity Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

Experiment with History

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Investigate STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) through the eyes of past innovators with hands-on activities.
  Get Details

Annual Membership

Join The Henry Ford for the most cost-effective way to enjoy multiple events.

LEARN MORE