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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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Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection

March 6, 2021 - April 25, 2021 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

A celebration of beauty, Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection features more than 60 objects, spanning over 30 years of Tiffany’s prolific career.

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Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection

March 6, 2021 - April 25, 2021 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

A celebration of beauty, Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection features more than 60 objects, spanning over 30 years of Tiffany’s prolific career.
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Food Soldiers: Nutrition and Race Activism

Food Soldiers: Nutrition and Race Activism

February 1 – March 31, 2021 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Join us for a pop-up exhibit in Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation to examine the impact of these important activists.

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Food Soldiers: Nutrition and Race Activism

February 1 – March 31, 2021 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Join us for a pop-up exhibit in Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation to examine the impact of these important activists.
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PNC Tinkering for Tots

January 14, February 11, March 11, April 8, 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

January 14, February 11, March 11, April 8, 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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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®

Build a Model T

Made in America: Manufacturing (9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

Help build a real Model T. Can you build a quality product quickly? Pick up a wrench and find out if you'd be hired or fired.

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.

Dymaxion House

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

Enter Buckminster Fuller's resourceful aluminum dwelling, a prototype of a sustainable suburbia.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Corliss Steam Engine Demonstration

Made in America: Power (1:30 p.m.)

Generating 300 horsepower, this 1859 Corliss steam engine served more than 60 years as the central source of power for some dozen independent workshops in Providence. Learn how ingenuity was used to create an optimized power source. Watch it run!

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