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Giant Screen Experience
Get ready to take your students on an amazing journey. At The Henry Ford, we think teachers should “run the show.” Your school or youth group can customize a Giant Screen Experience with your choice of morning programming. Choose your movie. Choose your time. It’s that simple and requires no additional fee.
To reserve your ultimate field trip at the Giant Screen Experience, please contact us at 313.982.6001. Before you call, please review the steps below and choose the film and showtime that best meet your needs.
Tickets & Chaperoning
Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Sessions are not private and are opened on a first-call, first-served basis.
A minimum of 30 people is required for a Teacher’s Choice @ Giant Screen Experience showing.
One teacher/chaperone is required for every ten students.
Payment of $8.50 per person is required in full three weeks before the visit date. Payments are nonrefundable and nonexchangeable.
Step 1: Choose your film from a list of great new films and classic educator favorites.
Apollo 11 (Opening June 17th; Grades 6-12; Social Studies)
Planet Power (Opening September; Grades 3-12; Earth Science)
In Saturn’s Rings (Opening September; Grades 4-8; Science)
Step 2: Choose from two convenient weekday morning showtimes:
Session A: 10am
Session B: 11:10am
Step 3: Now you can book your customized Giant Screen Experience by contacting The Henry Ford Call Center at 313.982.6001. Press 1 for a group reservation specialist.
Step 4: Is your choice already booked by someone else? Not a problem! You may join any session, any show, as long as there are seats left in the theater.
Sensory-Friendly Screening Option
Sensory-friendly Teacher’s Choice screenings, in which the lights are turned up and the sound is turned down, are available upon request. These screenings are in 2D only and recommended for groups of people with autism and other sensory issues/special needs. Please call 313.982.6001 for more information.
The films shown at our theater can be an important supplement to your classroom teaching. To make your teaching experience easier and richer, we provide teacher guides and curriculum alignments.
Most films have educator resources to prepare for and follow up the film screening. Click on the film titles above for educator resources and curriculum alignments.