Admissions & Tour Schedule

Upon arrival at Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, you will be directed to the Visitor Center to park and purchase your tour tickets. The Visitor Center is the site of a short orientation video, the Gaukler Pointe Gift shop, The Cotswold Cafe and restrooms.

 ORGANIZED TOURS AND ADMISSIONS:

Tour Options

Adults

Seniors

Children
Ages 6-12

Children
5 and under

House Tour
Includes guided house tour with a docent. It also includes iPod Touch grounds tour, access to grounds and outer buildings.

$12.00

$11.00

$8.00

Free

Premium House Tour
Includes amenities of the House Tour plus a viewing of a few other very special “extra spaces.”

$15.00

$15.00

$11.00

Free

Behind the Scenes Tour
A reservation-required guided tour of the places you don't see on the general house tour! See tthe attic, tunnels, basement and more!

$15.00

$15.00

$15.00

Free

Gardens & Grounds
Includes access to grounds and outer buildings. Add an iPod Touch Tour - $5.00

$5.00

$5.00

$5.00

Free

Membership – A Great Deal!
Receive yearlong access and special discounts. Visit the Membership page for details.

$25.00-$500.00

 

 

 

 

General Tours Schedule

April – December, 2015
Tuesday – Saturday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday, noon – 4 p.m.

On Friday, June 10, and Saturday, June 11, the last House tour will be offered at 3pm and the grounds will close at 5pm.

January 1 - March, 2015
Tuesday-Friday, noon & 1:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, noon – 4 p.m.

Ford House is also open Memorial Day and Labor Day for tours. If you are thinking about visiting Ford House on a holiday that falls on a Monday, please call 313.884.4222 to see if tours will be given.

Premium House Tours Schedule
May 5th – September 7th, 2015
Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m.

See the beauty of Ford House followed by a peek in the “extra spaces.” Visitors will enjoy a guided tour of the home followed by a tour of the attic, basement, and tunnel to the Powerhouse.


Garden and Grounds Hours

As part of the house tour admission, you are invited to enjoy the grounds at your own pace. Grounds only tickets as well as an audio taped tour of the grounds are also available.

Special garden and grounds tours and events are scheduled throughout the year. Be sure to check the special events calendar for listings.

Grounds are open:
April – December
Tuesday – Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

January – March
Tuesday – Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Parking at Edsel & Eleanor Ford House is ample and free.

Ford House is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day and for two weeks each winter for conservation projects.  If you are planning a visit in January or February, please call to confirm tour times.

Reservations for general tours are not necessary for fewer than 10 guests. Group tours (10 or more guests) are available at other times as well. Reservations for groups are required and may be made by contacting the 
Group Tour Sales Director