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Holiday in Henry Ford Museum

Visit with Santa

November 25 – 27, 2022 | 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Start your holiday season by visiting history’s greatest toymaker at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.

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Visit with Santa

November 25 – 27, 2022 | 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Start your holiday season by visiting history’s greatest toymaker at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.
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Polar Express 3D

November 25, 2022 – January 1, 2023 | Showtimes vary

The Christmas tradition continues in the Giant Screen Experience! Watch the adventure, excitement, and magic of this holiday classic.

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Polar Express 3D

November 25, 2022 – January 1, 2023 | Showtimes vary

The Christmas tradition continues in the Giant Screen Experience! Watch the adventure, excitement, and magic of this holiday classic.
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Experiment with History

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only | 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 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

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only | 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Investigate STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) through the eyes of past innovators with hands-on activities.
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Heroes & Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume Presented by the Walt Disney Archives

June 25, 2022 – January 1, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Featuring more than 70 original pieces, Heroes & Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume explores the vision, process, and craft used to create the costumes worn by some of the biggest names in entertainment.

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Heroes & Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume Presented by the Walt Disney Archives

June 25, 2022 – January 1, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Featuring more than 70 original pieces, Heroes & Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume explores the vision, process, and craft used to create the costumes worn by some of the biggest names in entertainment.
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Tinkering for Tots

Returning January 2023 | 10:30, 11:00, and 11:30 a.m.

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

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Tinkering for Tots

Returning January 2023 | 10:30, 11:00, and 11:30 a.m.

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

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only | 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 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

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only | 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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

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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.
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MICHLUG LEGO DISPLAY - Calendar Event

MichLUG LEGO Building Display

November 19, 2022 – January 8, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Don’t miss this annual LEGO display from one of our favorite communities of passionate fans, tinkerers, dreamers and doers who inspire others to build new things.

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MichLUG LEGO Building Display

November 19, 2022 – January 8, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Don’t miss this annual LEGO display from one of our favorite communities of passionate fans, tinkerers, dreamers and doers who inspire others to build new things.
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Polar Express 3D

November 25, 2022 – January 1, 2023 | Showtimes vary

The Christmas tradition continues in the Giant Screen Experience! Watch the adventure, excitement, and magic of this holiday classic.

 Event Giant Screen Experience   Get Details

Polar Express 3D

November 25, 2022 – January 1, 2023 | Showtimes vary

The Christmas tradition continues in the Giant Screen Experience! Watch the adventure, excitement, and magic of this holiday classic.
  Get Details
Holiday in Henry Ford Museum

Visit with Santa

November 25 – 27, 2022 | 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Start your holiday season by visiting history’s greatest toymaker at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.

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Visit with Santa

November 25 – 27, 2022 | 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Start your holiday season by visiting history’s greatest toymaker at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.
  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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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.

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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.
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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.

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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.
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History Outside the Box

History Outside the Box

Virtual Event: November 4, December 2, 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.

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History Outside the Box

Virtual Event: November 4, December 2, 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.
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MICHLUG LEGO DISPLAY - Calendar Event

MichLUG LEGO Building Display

November 19, 2022 – January 8, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Don’t miss this annual LEGO display from one of our favorite communities of passionate fans, tinkerers, dreamers and doers who inspire others to build new things.

 Exhibit Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

MichLUG LEGO Building Display

November 19, 2022 – January 8, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Don’t miss this annual LEGO display from one of our favorite communities of passionate fans, tinkerers, dreamers and doers who inspire others to build new things.
  Get Details
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Experiment with History

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only | 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 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 | 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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

Holiday Model Train Layout

November 19, 2022 – January 1, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Our Model Train Layout, featuring engines, figures and historic buildings, is a year-round favorite for guests of all ages. For the holiday season, we decorate with lights, greenery and miniature details to create a wintertime scene.

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Holiday Model Train Layout

November 19, 2022 – January 1, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Our Model Train Layout, featuring engines, figures and historic buildings, is a year-round favorite for guests of all ages. For the holiday season, we decorate with lights, greenery and miniature details to create a wintertime scene.
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Annual Membership

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

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