The Ford House

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

Events in October 2020

Oct 6, 2020 - Dec 29, 2020

Member Walk Mondays

We are open on Mondays just to members to walk the grounds!

Oct 6, 2020 - Nov 30, 2020

Free Passes for Kids!

Kids' grounds passes are free through Nov. 30 and include a kit with fun educational activities.

Oct 11, 2020 - Oct 25, 2020

Landscape Tours

Tour the grounds with us and explore the beauty and history of our National Historic Landmark designated site, designed by the renowned landscape architect, Jens Jensen.

Oct 11, 2020 - Oct 25, 2020

Environmental Tours

Learn about epic environmental changes that have shaped the land we know today as Ford House.

Oct 11, 2020 - Oct 25, 2020

Architecture Tours

Learn how architect Albert Kahn’s industrial vision and artistic achievements are reflected in the design of the Fords’ Cotswold-style estate.

Oct 13, 2020 - Oct 29, 2020

At-Home Learners Changing Seasons Tour

A guided walk through the grounds that will get you and your at-home learner into the science of tree and bird behaviors during the changing of the seasons.

Oct 20, 2020 - Oct 20, 2020

Archive Your Story: Oral Histories

Learn how you can interview and record a conversation with a loved one to cherish their stories and voice for decades to come.

Oct 21, 2020 - Oct 21, 2020

At-Home Learners: Changing Seasons (ages 4-8)

A virtual workshop created for your young learners at home.

Oct 23, 2020 - Oct 23, 2020

At-Home Learners: Changing Seasons (ages 9-12)

A virtual workshop created for young learners at home.

Oct 24, 2020 - Oct 24, 2020

Guided Bird Walk

A guided bird-watching walk through the estate grounds.

Oct 24, 2020 - Oct 24, 2020

Little Goblins Drive-Thru

Dress up your young ones and drive through the estate, braking for trick-or-treat stations.

Oct 25, 2020 - Oct 25, 2020

Walking Meditation

Enjoy fresh air and movement as you are guided through a simple, relaxing meditation.

Oct 27, 2020 - Oct 27, 2020

Memoir Writing Workshop

Learn how to weave together a memoir of your family's stories and memories.

Oct 30, 2020 - Oct 30, 2020

Bats Live!

Join us for a virtual adventure and meet live bats from around the world with Leslie Science & Nature Center.