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Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation®

From special automotive exhibits and seasonal celebrations to immersive programming, our wide-ranging calendar of events at Henry Ford Museum brings you face to face with real things that have the power to inspire, inform and engage.

Upcoming Special Events and Exhibits at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation®

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PNC Tinkering for Tots

March 11, April 8, May 13, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Imagine, create, iterate. Set little minds in motion with learning and storytelling.

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PNC Tinkering for Tots

March 11, April 8, May 13, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Imagine, create, iterate. Set little minds in motion with learning and storytelling.
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Eagle Tavern - Member Appreciation Days

Member Appreciation Days

May 14-16, 2021

Join us for three exclusive experiences for members only: a virtual program, the reopening of Eagle Tavern in Greenfield Village and double discounts on shopping.

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Member Appreciation Days

May 14-16, 2021

Join us for three exclusive experiences for members only: a virtual program, the reopening of Eagle Tavern in Greenfield Village and double discounts on shopping.
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Jim Henson - The Jim Henson Exhibit

Member Preview of The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited

June 4, 2021 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Join us for an exclusive, members-only preview of The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.

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Member Preview of The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited

June 4, 2021 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Join us for an exclusive, members-only preview of The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.
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Jim Henson - The Jim Henson Exhibit

The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited

June 5, 2021 – Sept. 6, 2021 | 9:30 am – 5 pm

This dynamic experience explores Jim Henson’s groundbreaking work for film and television and his transformative impact on culture.

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The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited

June 5, 2021 – Sept. 6, 2021 | 9:30 am – 5 pm

This dynamic experience explores Jim Henson’s groundbreaking work for film and television and his transformative impact on culture.
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Apollo When We Went to the Moon

Apollo: When We Went to the Moon

February 19, 2022 - May 8, 2022

Launch yourself into man’s first steps on the moon, and find out how the space race inspired generations of Americans to reach for the stars. Over 100 objects and artifacts create an out-of-this-world glimpse into the context of the moon landing, showing how space continues to rocket us forward.

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Apollo: When We Went to the Moon

February 19, 2022 - May 8, 2022

Launch yourself into man’s first steps on the moon, and find out how the space race inspired generations of Americans to reach for the stars. Over 100 objects and artifacts create an out-of-this-world glimpse into the context of the moon landing, showing how space continues to rocket us forward.
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Things to Do Today at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation®

Rosa Parks Bus

With Liberty and Justice for All (9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Inside this bus on December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks, a soft-spoken African-American seamstress, refused to give up her seat to a white man, challenging existing segregation laws.

Innovation Nation Lounge

Near Your Place in Time (9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Get inspired by Emmy Award-winning The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation TV show.

Model Train Layout

Railroads (9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

In the shadow of one of the world's largest locomotives, mini metal machines navigate through historic model train buildings, showing just how far we've come.

Make a Paper Airplane

Heroes of the Sky (9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Experiment with aerodynamics as you fold and test paper airplane designs. Sponsored by Delta Air Lines.

Driving America Films

Driving America (9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. )

Enjoy your choice of four films highlighting the spirit of innovation in and around the automobile.

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