The Ford House

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

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 At Ford House, there's a story around every corner. A membership is an opportunity to add your own stories to the home and estate of Edsel and Eleanor Ford.

CLICK HERE to purchase or renew your membership.


Membership makes a thoughtful gift that creates a year full of memories. To give a gift membership, contact us at membership[at] 

All membership levels include:

  • Free admission for grounds passes and select tours.
  • Member Walk Mondays (extra days to walk the grounds).
  • Bring your dog for walks on the estate.
  • Members-only events throughout the year.
  • Early registration and discounts for select programs and events.
  • 20% discount in our shop, the Continental restaurant and The Speedster quick service dining. (Discount begins when our new Visitor Center opens in the spring. It does not include alcohol sales.)
  • Reciprocity at other American Horticultural Society gardens.

For each level, your Ford House membership includes all of the above, plus the following benefits:

1 adult plus 1 guest

2 adults plus children or grandchildren 18 years and younger

2 adults plus up to 5 guests

2 adults plus up to 5 guests
Reciprocal admission to more than 100 museums

President’s Circle
2 adults plus up to 5 guests.
Reciprocal admission to more than 100 museums
One private, tour-guide-led tour for 10 guests

For questions about membership, please contact Cynthia Sohn via email at membership[at] or 313-884-4222. Memberships are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.