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Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation

Experience one of the largest collections of its kind ever assembled and learn about the breakthroughs big and small that have made our world what it is today.

NEW PERMANENT EXHIBIT

Driven to Win: Racing in America, Presented by General Motors

NOW OPEN. Free for members or with museum admission.

Collecting Mobility: New Objects, New Stories
Oct 23 - Jan 2, 2022

Free for members or with museum admission.


Holiday Greens and Tree Lot
Nov 26 - Dec 23 (while supplies last)

Museum admission is not required to shop.

Through the Years with Hallmark: Holiday Ornaments
Nov 22 - Jan 2, 2022

Free for members or with museum admission.


Holiday Model Train
Nov 24 - Jan 2, 2022

Free for members or with museum admission.

MichLUG LEGO Building Display
Nov 22 - Jan 2, 2022

Free for members or with museum admission.

Light and Joy in the Holiday Season
Nov 22 - Jan 2, 2022

Free for members or with museum admission.


Greenfield Village

Spread across more than 80 acres, Greenfield Village comes alive with the unforgettable sights, sounds, and settings of America’s past.

November 5-28: Open to Public
Friday-Sunday 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village


Select Nights in December.


Ford Rouge Factory Tour

Journey into the factory where automobile manufacturing as we know it came of age, and where the technology of tomorrow is on display today.

Open Mondays – Saturdays.

Closed from Christmas Day to January 2


Giant Screen Experience

Polar Express Movie

Nov. 26, 2021 - Jan. 2, 2021



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Learn More About Our Holiday Stories


Wright Brothers' Christmas Tree

Wright Brothers' Christmas Tree - Video
Christmas was a special time in the Wright home.
Hallmark Ornaments

Through the Years with Hallmark Ornaments - Blog
The Henry Ford recently acquired a collection of thousands of Hallmark ornaments from Indiana Hallmark retailer, The Party Shop, spanning the years 1973 to 2009.
How to Make 1760s Hot Chocolate

How to Make 1760s Hot Chocolate - Video
In 18th-century America, a warm chocolate drink was as popular as coffee and tea.
Hanukkah - Artifacts

View Hanukkah Artifacts  - Collections
Begin to explore these artifacts through The Henry Ford Archive of American Innovation® through our digital collections.
How WWII GIs Celebrated Christmas

How WWII GIs Celebrated Christmas - Video
It's December of 1944 in wartime England, and the tide is turning in favor of the Allied Forces.