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Preschool

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Dinosaurs in Motion

Dinosaurs in Motion

June 9-September 8, 2024 | 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Experience prehistoric animals like you’ve never seen before at Dinosaurs in Motion, where you can move or engage with 16 life-size metal dinosaurs. Delight your family by making a T. rex’s jaw open and chomp by using levers and pulleys, or make a Plesiosaur swim using a touch screen controller.

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Dinosaurs in Motion

June 9-September 8, 2024 | 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Experience prehistoric animals like you’ve never seen before at Dinosaurs in Motion, where you can move or engage with 16 life-size metal dinosaurs. Delight your family by making a T. rex’s jaw open and chomp by using levers and pulleys, or make a Plesiosaur swim using a touch screen controller.
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Tinkering for Tots

October 2023-May 2024 | 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Little learners get hands on, minds on at Tinkering for Tots: A program designed for curious preschoolers to develop an innovative mindset and make connections through storytelling, play, artifact exploration and a take-home STEAM activity kit.

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Tinkering for Tots

October 2023-May 2024 | 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Little learners get hands on, minds on at Tinkering for Tots: A program designed for curious preschoolers to develop an innovative mindset and make connections through storytelling, play, artifact exploration and a take-home STEAM activity kit.
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Experiment with History

Daily | 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.

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Experiment with History

Daily | 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.
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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?

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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?
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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.

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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.
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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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Dinosaurs in Motion

Dinosaurs in Motion

June 9-September 8, 2024 | 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Experience prehistoric animals like you’ve never seen before at Dinosaurs in Motion, where you can move or engage with 16 life-size metal dinosaurs. Delight your family by making a T. rex’s jaw open and chomp by using levers and pulleys, or make a Plesiosaur swim using a touch screen controller.

 Exhibit Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

Dinosaurs in Motion

June 9-September 8, 2024 | 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Experience prehistoric animals like you’ve never seen before at Dinosaurs in Motion, where you can move or engage with 16 life-size metal dinosaurs. Delight your family by making a T. rex’s jaw open and chomp by using levers and pulleys, or make a Plesiosaur swim using a touch screen controller.
  Get Details
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Experiment with History

Daily | 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

Daily | 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.
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Pit Crew Challenge

Pit Crew Challenge

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

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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History Outside the Box

History Outside the Box

Virtual Event: July 7, August 4, September 1, October 6, November 3, and December 1

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: July 7, August 4, September 1, October 6, November 3, and December 1

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

Dinosaurs in Motion

Dinosaurs in Motion

June 9-September 8, 2024 | 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Experience prehistoric animals like you’ve never seen before at Dinosaurs in Motion, where you can move or engage with 16 life-size metal dinosaurs. Delight your family by making a T. rex’s jaw open and chomp by using levers and pulleys, or make a Plesiosaur swim using a touch screen controller.

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Dinosaurs in Motion

June 9-September 8, 2024 | 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Experience prehistoric animals like you’ve never seen before at Dinosaurs in Motion, where you can move or engage with 16 life-size metal dinosaurs. Delight your family by making a T. rex’s jaw open and chomp by using levers and pulleys, or make a Plesiosaur swim using a touch screen controller.
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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

May 1-31 | 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

May 1-31 | 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: July 7, August 4, September 1, October 6, November 3, and December 1

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: July 7, August 4, September 1, October 6, November 3, and December 1

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

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

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