The Ford House

Edsel & Eleanor Ford House tells the story of the home life of a prominent American family.

Event Details

Behind the Scenes Tours

May 12, 2018 thru May 13, 2018 @ 11:00am - 1:00pm | Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
1100 Lake Shore Rd.

Behind the Scenes Tours

Get a glimpse of what's behind closed doors, up and down the stairs, and down the back hallways in this special Ford House tour.

Dates and Times: Behind the Scenes Tours are offered at 11 AM Saturdays and 1 PM Sundays, on select dates April 7-June 24. You may add an additional house tour to see the entire 30,000-square-foot home starting at 10 AM Saturdays and noon Sundays. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

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More details:
On this tour, you will see all areas that the staff would have frequented – including the third floor, the basement and staff quarters. Listen to stories of the special relationships between the Ford family and their devoted staff, and imagine what life was truly like when the Ford family lived here.
The Behind the Scenes Tour lasts about 90 minutes. You may also pair it with a 60 minute General House Tour to see the entire 30,000-square-foot home!  Either way, please plan to arrive 20 minutes before your
Reservations are required for Behind the Scenes at Ford House. No refunds or exchanges.
Please note: This tour experience requires navigating narrow spaces and going up and down several flights of stairs. Due to the historic nature of the home, some areas of Ford House have limitations for those with special needs. The second floor, attic and basement are not accessible by wheelchairs.