Member Events & Exclusives

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Exclusive Member Events

The Henry Ford thanks members for their support with special, exclusive events.

Member Appreciation Days - The Henry Ford - 2021

Member Appreciation Days

February 11-13, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

We set aside a few days to show our appreciation for the support we receive from our members in February. Enjoy double discounts on dining and shopping.

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Member Appreciation Days

February 11-13, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

We set aside a few days to show our appreciation for the support we receive from our members in February. Enjoy double discounts on dining and shopping.
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Lillian Schwartz

Member Preview of Lillian Schwartz: Whirlwind of Creativity

March 24, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Lillian Schwartz: Whirlwind of Creativity is a career-retrospective exhibition showcasing the groundbreaking work of multimedia artist Lillian Schwartz.

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Member Preview of Lillian Schwartz: Whirlwind of Creativity

March 24, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Lillian Schwartz: Whirlwind of Creativity is a career-retrospective exhibition showcasing the groundbreaking work of multimedia artist Lillian Schwartz.
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Member Preview Greenfield Village - 2021

Member Preview Day

April 14, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

We open Greenfield Village early to members of The Henry Ford for a first look at the 2023 Village season.

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Member Preview Day

April 14, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

We open Greenfield Village early to members of The Henry Ford for a first look at the 2023 Village season.
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Member Appreciation Days

April 21-23, 2023 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

In April, we set aside a few special days to show our gratitude for the support and encouragement we receive from our members.

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Member Appreciation Days

April 21-23, 2023 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

In April, we set aside a few special days to show our gratitude for the support and encouragement we receive from our members.
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Member Preview for Julia Child: A Recipe for Life

May 19, 2023 | 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Julia Child’s insatiable curiosity and tenacious spirit drove her to endlessly try, test, prove and communicate how to make delicious food.

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Member Preview for Julia Child: A Recipe for Life

May 19, 2023 | 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Julia Child’s insatiable curiosity and tenacious spirit drove her to endlessly try, test, prove and communicate how to make delicious food.
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Member Appreciation Days

Member Appreciation Days

July 15-17, 2023

In July, we set aside a few special days to show our gratitude for the support and encouragement we receive from our members. Enjoy double discounts on dining at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation and Greenfield Village. Also enjoy double discounts on shopping, both in store and online.

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Member Appreciation Days

July 15-17, 2023

In July, we set aside a few special days to show our gratitude for the support and encouragement we receive from our members. Enjoy double discounts on dining at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation and Greenfield Village. Also enjoy double discounts on shopping, both in store and online.
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Bike Night

Twilight Bike Ride in Greenfield Village

August 16-17, 2023 | 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

A unprecedented opportunity to cycle Greenfield Village after hours, exclusively for members.

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Twilight Bike Ride in Greenfield Village

August 16-17, 2023 | 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

A unprecedented opportunity to cycle Greenfield Village after hours, exclusively for members.
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Nelson Mandela

Member Preview - Mandela: The Official Exhibition

October 20, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Mandela: The Official Exhibition takes guests on a personal journey through the life of the world’s most iconic freedom fighter and political leader, Nelson Mandela.

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Member Preview - Mandela: The Official Exhibition

October 20, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Mandela: The Official Exhibition takes guests on a personal journey through the life of the world’s most iconic freedom fighter and political leader, Nelson Mandela.
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Member Appreciation Day Q4

Member Appreciation Days

November 19-21, 2022 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

In November, we set aside a few special days to show our gratitude for the support and encouragement we receive from our members. Enjoy double discounts on dining at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation. Also enjoy double discounts on shopping, both in store and online.

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Member Appreciation Days

November 19-21, 2022 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

In November, we set aside a few special days to show our gratitude for the support and encouragement we receive from our members. Enjoy double discounts on dining at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation. Also enjoy double discounts on shopping, both in store and online.
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Discounted Events for Members

Members can buy tickets to these events before the general public. See the event details for more information.

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Day Out With Thomas™

May 6-7, 13-14, 20-21 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (Ticketholders purchasing the 9 a.m. train experience receive early entry).

During Thomas’ annual visit to Greenfield Village, enjoy 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™

May 6-7, 13-14, 20-21 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (Ticketholders purchasing the 9 a.m. train experience receive early entry).

During Thomas’ annual visit to Greenfield Village, enjoy 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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Salute to America

June 30-July 3, 2023 | 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. Please note that Greenfield Village will close at 3 p.m. for general admission during all event days.

In partnership with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, The Henry Ford proudly presents Salute to America in Greenfield Village.

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Salute to America

June 30-July 3, 2023 | 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. Please note that Greenfield Village will close at 3 p.m. for general admission during all event days.

In partnership with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, The Henry Ford proudly presents Salute to America in Greenfield Village.
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Summer Salute Dinner and Program

June 30-July 3, 2023 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. and 7-8 p.m.

A summer buffet your whole family will love, in the best location in Greenfield Village — adjacent to the Village Green and carousel. Two service times, with open-table seating for up to 10 guests, provide the best flexibility for dining and program enjoyment.

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Summer Salute Dinner and Program

June 30-July 3, 2023 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. and 7-8 p.m.

A summer buffet your whole family will love, in the best location in Greenfield Village — adjacent to the Village Green and carousel. Two service times, with open-table seating for up to 10 guests, provide the best flexibility for dining and program enjoyment.
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Hallowe'en in Greenfield Village - 40th Anniversary - The Henry Ford - 2020

Hallowe'en in Greenfield Village

October 5-8, 12-15, 19-22, & 26-29 | 4:00 - 9:30 p.m.

What’s the most enchanting, nostalgic and fantastical Halloween adventure? It’s The Henry Ford’s Hallowe’en in Greenfield Village, Michigan's premier outdoor October celebration.

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Hallowe'en in Greenfield Village

October 5-8, 12-15, 19-22, & 26-29 | 4:00 - 9:30 p.m.

What’s the most enchanting, nostalgic and fantastical Halloween adventure? It’s The Henry Ford’s Hallowe’en in Greenfield Village, Michigan's premier outdoor October celebration.
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Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village - Fireworks

Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village

December 1-3, 8-10, 14-17, 19-23, 26-28 | 6:30-10:00 p.m. Member-exclusive preshow entry at 6:00 p.m.

Step into the holiday spirit as Greenfield Village bustles with yuletide cheer. Sleigh bells, fresh greens, handcrafted goods, food and warm beverages enchant you at one of the nation’s most beloved annual traditions.

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Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village

December 1-3, 8-10, 14-17, 19-23, 26-28 | 6:30-10:00 p.m. Member-exclusive preshow entry at 6:00 p.m.

Step into the holiday spirit as Greenfield Village bustles with yuletide cheer. Sleigh bells, fresh greens, handcrafted goods, food and warm beverages enchant you at one of the nation’s most beloved annual traditions.
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Free Events for Members

Members get in free to some of our premium events. It’s our way of letting you know how important you are to us.

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National Engineers Week Celebration

February 19-25, 2023 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Be inspired as The Henry Ford celebrates the dreamers and doers who solve problems and make our lives better during National Engineer’s Week.

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National Engineers Week Celebration

February 19-25, 2023 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Be inspired as The Henry Ford celebrates the dreamers and doers who solve problems and make our lives better during National Engineer’s Week.
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Celebrate Black History

Celebrate Black History!

February 1-28, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Delve into African-American history through interactive presentations, music and food.

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Celebrate Black History!

February 1-28, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Delve into African-American history through interactive presentations, music and food.
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Motor Muster 2021

Motor Muster

June 17-18, 2023 | Open Saturday until 9:00 p.m. Regular hours Sunday.

Kick summer into high gear this Father’s Day weekend in Greenfield Village. Motor Muster in Greenfield Village, one of the country’s most exciting historic vehicle shows, transports you to the golden eras of car culture.

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Motor Muster

June 17-18, 2023 | Open Saturday until 9:00 p.m. Regular hours Sunday.

Kick summer into high gear this Father’s Day weekend in Greenfield Village. Motor Muster in Greenfield Village, one of the country’s most exciting historic vehicle shows, transports you to the golden eras of car culture.
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World Tournament of Historic Baseball

World Tournament of Historic Base Ball®

August 12-13, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Join us as we commemorate Detroit’s 1867 World Base Ball Tournament with a two-day gathering of teams that play America’s game by those long-ago rules. Along with the games, we feature live period music, food, and much more.

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World Tournament of Historic Base Ball®

August 12-13, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Join us as we commemorate Detroit’s 1867 World Base Ball Tournament with a two-day gathering of teams that play America’s game by those long-ago rules. Along with the games, we feature live period music, food, and much more.
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Old Car Festival 2023 Indiana Auto

Old Car Festival

September 9-10, 2023 | Open Saturday until 9 p.m. Regular hours Sunday.

Feel the passion behind America’s longest-running antique car show, featuring hundreds of authentic vehicles from the 1890s through 1932 — all coming to life in the historic setting of Greenfield Village.

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Old Car Festival

September 9-10, 2023 | Open Saturday until 9 p.m. Regular hours Sunday.

Feel the passion behind America’s longest-running antique car show, featuring hundreds of authentic vehicles from the 1890s through 1932 — all coming to life in the historic setting of Greenfield Village.
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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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