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Agriculture

Climb aboard a real combine, and get a close look at what is considered the finest collection of American agricultural equipment.   Details 

Dymaxion House

Enter Buckminster Fuller’s circular aluminum dwelling, and sample a suburbia never realized.   Details 

Your Place in Time

Explore the rich interplay between people and technology by looking at five generations that came of age in the 20th century.   Details 

Fully Furnished

Explore an amazing collection of seemingly ordinary and yet extraordinary American furniture dating from 1670 to the present.   Details 

With Liberty and Justice for All

Learn about moments of American freedom, from the revolution through the civil rights movement.   Details 

Heroes of the Sky

Look up and around at the creativity that put man and machine in the air during the first 40 years of aviation.   Details 

Made in America: Manufacturing

Explore artifacts large and small documenting American manufacturing ingenuity from the 18th to 20th centuries.   Details 

Made in America: Power

Discover the great innovators from the 18th to 20th centuries who made America a manufacturing superpower.   Details 

Driving America

With an unparalleled collection of vehicles, explore how much of our culture has been influenced by the automobile over the past 100-plus years.   Details 

Presidential Vehicles

Admire and appreciate the evolution of presidential travel through five significant vehicles.   Details 

Railroads

Marvel at a mammoth collection of giant steam-engine locomotives, passenger rail cars and more.   Details 

Learn to do by doing—that’s my
favorite principle in education.
Henry Ford
Maker Faire Detroit

Maker Faire® Detroit

July 30-31, 2016 | 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 30-31, 2016 | 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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Tinker Hack Invent Saturdays

Tinker. Hack. Invent. Saturdays

Every Saturday, every month | 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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Tinker. Hack. Invent. Saturdays

Every Saturday, every month | 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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Dress from American Style and Spirit Exhibit

American Style and Spirit Exhibit Preview Reception

November 4, 2016 | 7pm – 10pm

Be one of the first to walk through this living time capsule of American fashion that spans 130 years and tells the epic story of the aspirations of an entrepreneurial family. Engaging, elegant, classic – it's an affair not to be missed.

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American Style and Spirit Exhibit Preview Reception

November 4, 2016 | 7pm – 10pm

Be one of the first to walk through this living time capsule of American fashion that spans 130 years and tells the epic story of the aspirations of an entrepreneurial family. Engaging, elegant, classic – it's an affair not to be missed.
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