The Ford House

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

Upcoming Events

Jun 25, 2016 - Jun 25, 2016

General Tours to End Early on June 25

Please note: The last tour on Saturday, June 25, will be at 2:30 p.m. due to a special event at Ford House.

Jun 25, 2016 - Jun 25, 2016

A Legacy of Love: Vow Renewal & Garden Party - Sold Out

Say I do (again!) in the romantic setting of the Ford House at this vow renewal ceremony and celebration of love!

Jun 26, 2016 - Jun 26, 2016

Behind the Scenes Tour - Sold Out

What was life like behind the scenes at Eleanor and Edsel Ford's grand home?

Jun 30, 2016 - Jun 30, 2016

Afternoon Tea in Cotswold Cafe

Gather your friends for a delightful afternoon filled with sweet and savory treats!

Jul 8, 2016 - Jul 8, 2016

DSO at Ford House

Celebrate summer with a magical evening lakeside concert of Broadway favorites performed by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.

Jul 9, 2016 - Jul 9, 2016

DSO at Ford House

Celebrate summer with a magical evening lakeside concert as the Detroit Symphony Orchestra performs music inspired by America.

Jul 13, 2016 - Jul 13, 2016

Floral Design Workshop: Through Eleanor’s Window

Create a breathtaking arrangement inspired by Eleanor Ford's bouquet and love of flowers.

Jul 14, 2016 - Jul 14, 2016

Afternoon Tea in Cotswold Cafe

Gather your friends for a delightful afternoon filled with sweet and savory treats!

Jul 15, 2016 - Jul 15, 2016

A Century of Love: Tea in the Garden - Sold Out

Enjoy an elegant afternoon tea at the South Cottage garden, followed by a tour of our weddings exhibit.

Jul 16, 2016 - Jul 16, 2016

Behind the Scenes Tour - Sold Out

Find out what life was like working behind the scenes at Eleanor and Edsel Ford's grand home.

Jul 16, 2016 - Jul 16, 2016

Crowns and Cupcakes Hands-on Workshop

Create a flower crown and decorate floral cupcakes in the spirit of our Century of Love celebrations!

Jul 16, 2016 - Jul 16, 2016

A Century of Love: Tea in the Garden - Sold Out

Enjoy an elegant afternoon tea at the South Cottage garden, followed by a tour of our weddings exhibit.

Jul 21, 2016 - Jul 21, 2016

Third Thursday in the Garden: The Native Plants Tour - Sold Out

Discover the beauty native plants can add to your landscape, and see how they are used at Ford House!

Jul 22, 2016 - Jul 22, 2016

Summer Flavors Dinner in the Gardens

Celebrate summer by enjoying a gourmet five-course dinner in the estate gardens

Jul 23, 2016 - Jul 23, 2016

Crowns and Cupcakes Hands-on Workshop

Create a flower crown and decorate floral cupcakes in the spirit of our Century of Love celebrations!

Jul 24, 2016 - Jul 24, 2016

Behind the Scenes Tour - Sold Out

Find out what life was like behind the scenes at Eleanor and Edsel Ford's grand home.

Jul 27, 2016 - Jul 27, 2016

Floral Design Workshop: Elegant White

Learn to make an elegant bouquet inspired by the flowers Ford brides have carried down the aisle.

Jul 28, 2016 - Jul 28, 2016

Afternoon Tea in Cotswold Cafe

Gather your friends for a delightful afternoon filled with sweet and savory treats!

Jul 30, 2016 - Jul 30, 2016

Behind the Scenes Tour - Sold Out

Find out what life was like behind the scenes at Eleanor and Edsel Ford's grand home.

Aug 11, 2016 - Aug 11, 2016

Afternoon Tea in Cotswold Cafe

Gather your friends for a delightful afternoon filled with sweet and savory treats!

Aug 12, 2016 - Aug 12, 2016

A Century of Love: Tea in the Garden - Sold Out

Enjoy an elegant afternoon tea at the South Cottage garden, followed by a tour of our weddings exhibit.

Aug 13, 2016 - Aug 13, 2016

Behind the Scenes Tour - Sold Out

Find out what life was like behind the scenes at Eleanor and Edsel Ford's grand home.

Aug 13, 2016 - Aug 13, 2016

A Century of Love: Tea in the Garden -Sold Out

Enjoy an elegant afternoon tea at the South Cottage garden, followed by a tour of our weddings exhibit.

Aug 18, 2016 - Aug 18, 2016

Third Thursday in the Garden: The Pollinator Tour - Sold Out

Butterflies, moths, bees, birds, and bats - celebrate pollinators with this grounds tour and talk.

Aug 21, 2016 - Aug 21, 2016

Behind the Scenes Tour -Sold Out

Find out what life was like behind the scenes at Edsel and Eleanor Ford's grand home.

Aug 25, 2016 - Aug 25, 2016

Afternoon Tea in Cotswold Cafe

Aug 26, 2016 - Aug 26, 2016

Seafood Celebration Dinner

Summer breezes, fresh seafood and views of Lake St. Clair ...

Aug 27, 2016 - Aug 27, 2016

Behind the Scenes Tour -Sold Out

Find out what life was like behind the scenes at Eleanor and Edsel Ford's grand home.

Aug 27, 2016 - Aug 27, 2016

100 Years of Ballroom Dance

See how ballroom dance has evolved over the past century and learn a step or two from Arthur Murray dance instructors.

Sep 8, 2016 - Sep 8, 2016

Afternoon Tea in Cotswold Cafe

Gather your friends for a delightful afternoon filled with sweet and savory treats!

Sep 10, 2016 - Sep 10, 2016

Behind the Scenes Tour - Sold Out

Find out what life was like behind the scenes at Eleanor and Edsel Ford's grand home.

Sep 15, 2016 - Sep 15, 2016

Third Thursday in the Garden: The Autumn Tour

See the first signs of fall at the estate and learn from our experts about how to prepare your garden for fall and winter.

Sep 16, 2016 - Sep 16, 2016

Harvest Dinner at Ford House

Enjoy late-summer and early-fall flavors alongside the beauty of Ford House and Lake St. Clair.

Sep 17, 2016 - Sep 17, 2016

I Said Yes to the Dress ... Now What?

Sep 18, 2016 - Sep 18, 2016

Behind the Scenes Tour - Sold Out

Find out what life was like behind the scenes at Eleanor and Edsel Ford's grand home.

Sep 22, 2016 - Sep 22, 2016

Afternoon Tea in Cotswold Cafe

Gather your friends for a delightful afternoon filled with sweet and savory treats!

Sep 23, 2016 - Sep 23, 2016

A Century of Love: Tea in the Garden - Sold Out

Enjoy an elegant afternoon tea at the South Cottage garden, followed by a tour of our weddings exhibit.

Sep 24, 2016 - Sep 24, 2016

Behind the Scenes Tour - Sold Out

Find out what life was like behind the scenes at Eleanor and Edsel Ford's grand home.

Sep 24, 2016 - Sep 24, 2016

A Century of Love: Tea in the Garden

Enjoy an elegant afternoon tea at the South Cottage garden, followed by a tour of our weddings exhibit.

Oct 1, 2016 - Oct 1, 2016

Wedding China: Talk and Tour

Explore the beauty, patterns, and tradition of selecting wedding china, and tour the Fords' personal collection.

Oct 8, 2016 - Oct 8, 2016

Behind the Scenes Tour - Sold Out

Find out what life was like behind the scenes at Eleanor and Edsel Ford's grand home.

Oct 16, 2016 - Oct 16, 2016

Behind the Scenes Tour - Sold Out

Find out what life was like behind the scenes at Eleanor and Edsel Ford's grand home.

Oct 20, 2016 - Oct 20, 2016

Third Thursday in the Garden: The Fall Color Tour - Sold Out

Fall is fabulous on the estate! See the beauty of the changing leaves and learn about the design of the landscape.

Oct 22, 2016 - Oct 22, 2016

Behind the Scenes Tour - Sold Out

Find out what life was like behind the scenes at Eleanor and Edsel Ford's grand home.

Nov 5, 2016 - Nov 5, 2016

Behind the Scenes Tour & Lunch

Whet your appetite - and your curiosity - with this tour and lunch package.

Nov 13, 2016 - Nov 13, 2016

Behind the Scenes Tour

Find out what life was like behind the scenes at Eleanor and Edsel Ford's grand home.

Nov 19, 2016 - Nov 19, 2016

Behind the Scenes Tour & Lunch - Sold Out

Whet your appetite - and your curiosity - with this tour and lunch package.