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Tinkering for Tots

Second Monday of each Month (October - May) | 10am - noon

Imagine, create, iterate. Set little minds and hands in motion second Mondays, with playful learning and storytelling.

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Tinkering for Tots

Second Monday of each Month (October - May) | 10am - noon

Imagine, create, iterate. Set little minds and hands in motion second Mondays, with playful learning and storytelling.
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Tinkering for Tots

Second Monday of each Month (May - September) | 10am - noon

Imagine, create, iterate. Set little minds and hands in motion second Mondays, with playful learning and storytelling.

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Tinkering for Tots

Second Monday of each Month (May - September) | 10am - noon

Imagine, create, iterate. Set little minds and hands in motion second Mondays, with playful learning and storytelling.
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Day Out with Thomas

Day Out With Thomas™

April 28-29, May 5-6, 12-13, 2018

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 28-29, May 5-6, 12-13, 2018

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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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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Halloween in Greenfield Village

Hallowe'en in Greenfield Village

October 13-15, 19-22 and 26-29, 2017

Join us for a spooktacular Hallowe'en event featuring a mile-long, curving path illuminated by hand-carved jack-o'-lanterns, costumed characters, dancing skeletons, and much more. A kid-friendly, nightmare-free Hallowe'en gathering.

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Hallowe'en in Greenfield Village

October 13-15, 19-22 and 26-29, 2017

Join us for a spooktacular Hallowe'en event featuring a mile-long, curving path illuminated by hand-carved jack-o'-lanterns, costumed characters, dancing skeletons, and much more. A kid-friendly, nightmare-free Hallowe'en gathering.
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The Science Behind Pixar

October 14, 2017 - March 18, 2018

Learn about the filmmaking process through hands-on activities inspired by some of Pixar’s most treasured films, from Toy Story to Inside Out.

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The Science Behind Pixar

October 14, 2017 - March 18, 2018

Learn about the filmmaking process through hands-on activities inspired by some of Pixar’s most treasured films, from Toy Story to Inside Out.
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Pixar Film Series

October 14 - March 18, 2018 | Showtimes Vary

Continue The Science Behind Pixar experience with the classic Pixar films Monsters, Inc., The Incredibles, Toy Story, Cars and Wall-E at the Giant Screen Experience.

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Pixar Film Series

October 14 - March 18, 2018 | Showtimes Vary

Continue The Science Behind Pixar experience with the classic Pixar films Monsters, Inc., The Incredibles, Toy Story, Cars and Wall-E at the Giant Screen Experience.
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Tinker Hack Invent Saturdays

Make Something Saturdays

September 9, 2017 - May 19, 2018 (Saturday) | 10am - 3pm

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

September 9, 2017 - May 19, 2018 (Saturday) | 10am - 3pm

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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Experiment with History

April 3 - September 4, 2017 (Monday - Friday) | 10:30am & 2pm

Enjoy hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) investigation through the eyes of past innovators. 10-15 minutes per activity.

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Experiment with History

April 3 - September 4, 2017 (Monday - Friday) | 10:30am & 2pm

Enjoy hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) investigation through the eyes of past innovators. 10-15 minutes per activity.
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Maker Faire Detroit

Maker Faire® Detroit

July 28-29, 2018 | 9:30am - 6pm

Join us for one of the most unusual and mind-boggling events to ever find a home in Detroit, a place where the DIY mindset can run wild. Hundreds of exhibiting makers participate annually, offering dozens of demonstrations and hands-on workshops for all ages.

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Maker Faire® Detroit

July 28-29, 2018 | 9:30am - 6pm

Join us for one of the most unusual and mind-boggling events to ever find a home in Detroit, a place where the DIY mindset can run wild. Hundreds of exhibiting makers participate annually, offering dozens of demonstrations and hands-on workshops for all ages.
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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

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The Science Behind Pixar

October 14, 2017 - March 18, 2018

Learn about the filmmaking process through hands-on activities inspired by some of Pixar’s most treasured films, from Toy Story to Inside Out.

 Exhibit Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

The Science Behind Pixar

October 14, 2017 - March 18, 2018

Learn about the filmmaking process through hands-on activities inspired by some of Pixar’s most treasured films, from Toy Story to Inside Out.
  Get Details
Maker Faire Detroit

Maker Faire® Detroit

July 28-29, 2018 | 9:30am - 6pm

Join us for one of the most unusual and mind-boggling events to ever find a home in Detroit, a place where the DIY mindset can run wild. Hundreds of exhibiting makers participate annually, offering dozens of demonstrations and hands-on workshops for all ages.

 Event Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

Maker Faire® Detroit

July 28-29, 2018 | 9:30am - 6pm

Join us for one of the most unusual and mind-boggling events to ever find a home in Detroit, a place where the DIY mindset can run wild. Hundreds of exhibiting makers participate annually, offering dozens of demonstrations and hands-on workshops for all ages.
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