Through this blog, get an inside look at the diverse collections, programs and experiences of The Henry Ford through nine distinct content categories. Click on the “Subscribe to Feed” links below to receive updated content from that particular category in your RSS reader.
The Henry Ford
Henry Ford Museum is more than just a place of historic items – it showcases American ingenuity and innovation, one story at a time. Explore the history of transportation and how it shaped our lives in our new permanent exhibition, Driving America. Sit in the bus where Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat and sparked the civil rights movement. See the chair in which Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in Washington, D.C.’s Ford’s Theater. Step inside Buckminster Fuller’s visionary Dymaxion House. View our fleet of presidential vehicles, from Theodore Roosevelt’s handsome horse-drawn brougham coach to Ronald Reagan’s official presidential limousine – including the actual car carrying John F. Kennedy when he was assassinated.
Step beyond the barriers to get an up-close look at our Nation’s true treasures—authentic objects that changed our world. Hear from our experts the amazing stories behind the artifacts that reflect ordinary people taking extraordinary measures to create change and make a difference.
Delve into the signature experiences you can only find at The Henry Ford. From special limited-engagement exhibits in Henry Ford Museum to Greenfield Village annual favorites like historic baseball games and Holiday Nights, find out how these amazing programs help define us as America’s Greatest History Attraction.
Arts & Artisans
Step into the bustling hub of our Liberty Craftworks district in Greenfield Village and learn how dozens of master artisans use time-honored techniques to push the creative envelope, creating edgy, contemporary, inspired design pieces in glass, clay, cloth and more.
Taste of History
It’s all about the food! Learn how to make mouthwatering historically-inspired recipes from our award-winning culinary team, see cooking demonstrations inside Greenfield Village’s historic homes and find out why we’re so passionate about supporting, buying and promoting locally-grown food.
We don’t just celebrate history at The Henry Ford – we help you make it, too, with larger-than-life events available throughout our breathtaking campus. Whether you’re a bride-to-be or a corporate meeting planner, our team of Private Events experts will share the tips, tricks and suggestions for creating an unforgettable event.
Boasting a screen six stories high and eight stories wide, The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre is the largest screen in the state of Michigan, creating the most immersive and powerful movie experience for the true film buff. Get the details on upcoming 2D and 3D feature films and documentaries at our theater and head into the projection booth to learn about the cutting-edge IMAX technology that powers our films.