The Ford House

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

Events on June 6th

Sep 6, 2020 - Oct 4, 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.

Sep 6, 2020 - Oct 25, 2020

Environmental Tours

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

Sep 6, 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.

Sep 15, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020

Ford House Grounds Pass

Explore our beautiful grounds and gardens.

Sep 26, 2020 - Sep 26, 2020

Photography Workshop: Sky and Water

Learn the tips and tricks for photographing the water and sky, inspired by the beautiful vistas of Lake St. Clair.

Oct 3, 2020 - Oct 4, 2020

Cider Days & Tent Sale

Grab some cider and donuts from Blake's, walk the grounds, and shop our Tent Sale!

Oct 7, 2020 - Oct 7, 2020

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

A virtual workshop created for your young learners at home.

Oct 7, 2020 - Oct 7, 2020

Fitness at Ford House: Total Strength & Stretch

Join us in person on the grounds for a workout for all fitness levels (at a safe physical distance) that will leave you feeling great!

Oct 7, 2020 - Oct 7, 2020

Book Club: The Death and Life of the Great Lakes

This month's discussion is an epic story of the Great Lakes: the drama, the animals and plants, shipping giants, and more.

Oct 9, 2020 - Oct 9, 2020

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

A virtual workshop created for young learners at home.

Oct 11, 2020 - Oct 11, 2020

Walking Meditation

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

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 13, 2020 - Oct 13, 2020

Archive Your Story: Photos & Documents

Don't let your family's photos, personal letters, birth certificates, etc., deteriorate over time. We'll show you how to preserve them.

Oct 14, 2020 - Oct 14, 2020

Fitness at Ford House: Total Strength & Stretch

Join us in person on the grounds for a workout for all fitness levels (at a safe physical distance) that will leave you feeling great!

Oct 17, 2020 - Oct 17, 2020

Pumpkin Painting

Get your little ones in the Halloween spirit and paint a pumpkin at Ford House!

Oct 18, 2020 - Oct 18, 2020

Walking Meditation

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

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

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

Archive Your Story: Write it Down

Learn how to weave together a memoir of your family's stories and memories, guided by an Amazon best-selling author.

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.