The Ford House

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

Tips for an Enjoyable Visit

During the temporarily limited opening for members only (beginning June 16), please be sure to adhere to these guidelines to keep all who visit Ford House safe and healthy.


Take Precautions For the safety of visitors and staff, please carry a face mask and wear it if interacting with anyone outside your party.

Keep Your Distance Please keep a safe distance of 6 ft. between you and other visitors when walking the grounds. 

Explore & Discover Take your time and discover your own path as you explore the grounds. Take a stroll through the gardens or walk through the grass. We want you to run, play or twirl to your heart’s content! 

Have a Picnic You’re welcome to enjoy a sip and snack or a picnic on our grounds. Please be sure to dispose of all trash in a receptacle. 

Snap & Share You’re invited to take pictures on the grounds. However, for the safety of our visitors and the historic buildings, we do not permit drones. Don’t forget to share your images on social media with the hashtag #FordHouse

Put It Out Tobacco use is not permitted in any building; e-cigarettes are also prohibited.

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If you have any questions about accessibility at Ford House, please call us at (313) 884-4222 or email