Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation

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Davidson-Gerson Modern Glass Gallery

Trace the innovation story of Studio Glass from its founding in 1962 to the present by examining selected artists and their contributions.   DETAILS 

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 

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National Aviation Day

August 19, 2017 | 9:30am - 5pm

Celebrate National Aviation Day with us by enjoying the museum, parking and all activities free of charge thanks to the generosity of Delta Air Lines.

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National Aviation Day

August 19, 2017 | 9:30am - 5pm

Celebrate National Aviation Day with us by enjoying the museum, parking and all activities free of charge thanks to the generosity of Delta Air Lines.
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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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Member Appreciation Days

September 21-22 & November 18-20, 2017

We set aside a few days to show our appreciation for the support we receive from our members. With great gift, food and drink discounts to enjoy, we hope you’ll join us for this weekend savings.

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Member Appreciation Days

September 21-22 & November 18-20, 2017

We set aside a few days to show our appreciation for the support we receive from our members. With great gift, food and drink discounts to enjoy, we hope you’ll join us for this weekend savings.
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