Events at

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®

Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes

Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes

July 30, 2020 - Jan 31, 2021 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Feel the thrill of the biggest Marvel exhibition ever – for a limited time in Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation. From comics to film, Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes features more than 300 artifacts, thousands of characters and one experience beyond imagination.

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Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes

July 30, 2020 - Jan 31, 2021 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Feel the thrill of the biggest Marvel exhibition ever – for a limited time in Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation. From comics to film, Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes features more than 300 artifacts, thousands of characters and one experience beyond imagination.
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Hallmark Ornaments

Through the Years with Hallmark: Holiday Ornaments

November 21, 2020 - January 3, 2021 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Preview a comprehensive collection of Hallmark ornaments. Find inspiration for new traditions as you experience a story of entrepreneurship that’s perfect for the holidays.

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Through the Years with Hallmark: Holiday Ornaments

November 21, 2020 - January 3, 2021 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Preview a comprehensive collection of Hallmark ornaments. Find inspiration for new traditions as you experience a story of entrepreneurship that’s perfect for the holidays.
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Celebrating Hanukkah

Celebrating the Jewish Holiday of Hanukkah

November 14, 2020 – January 3, 2021 | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Find out how the Jewish Festival of Lights has evolved in American households by exploring artifacts and stories that illuminate centuries of tradition from the Hebrew calendar.

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Celebrating the Jewish Holiday of Hanukkah

November 14, 2020 – January 3, 2021 | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Find out how the Jewish Festival of Lights has evolved in American households by exploring artifacts and stories that illuminate centuries of tradition from the Hebrew calendar.
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MICHLUG LEGO DISPLAY - Calendar Event

MichLUG LEGO Building Display

November 27, 2020 – January 9, 2021 | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Don’t miss this annual LEGO display from one of our favorite communities of passionate fans, tinkerers, dreamers and doers who inspire others to build new things.

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MichLUG LEGO Building Display

November 27, 2020 – January 9, 2021 | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Don’t miss this annual LEGO display from one of our favorite communities of passionate fans, tinkerers, dreamers and doers who inspire others to build new things.
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The Henry Ford Holiday Greens & Tree Lot

November 27, 2020 - December 24, 2020 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Take home a seasonal tradition, just as a century of American merrymakers have done. Our fresh balsam firs and greens bring the rustic character of the 19th century to today’s yuletide celebrations.

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The Henry Ford Holiday Greens & Tree Lot

November 27, 2020 - December 24, 2020 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Take home a seasonal tradition, just as a century of American merrymakers have done. Our fresh balsam firs and greens bring the rustic character of the 19th century to today’s yuletide celebrations.
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PNC Tinkering for Tots

October 8, November 12, December 10, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Imagine, create, iterate. Set little minds in motion with learning and storytelling. (October - December)

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PNC Tinkering for Tots

October 8, November 12, December 10, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Imagine, create, iterate. Set little minds in motion with learning and storytelling. (October - December)
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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.

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.

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.

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.

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