The Ford House

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

Event Details

Member Preview Weekend

May 21, 2021 thru May 23, 2021 @ 10:00am - 7:00pm | Ford House
1100 Lake Shore Rd

Member Preview Weekend

We are open only for members with preview tickets from May 21-23. We open to the public May 26 (find tickets here).
Be among the first to see the new Visitor Center and Administration Building at Ford House! We can’t wait to show you what we have been up to. See both of our new buildings, explore the grounds and gardens, and enjoy fun activities to celebrate our expansion!
Reserve your tickets online in advance here. Members need to log in first to make their reservations. You may also add a self-guided tour to your ticket at check out. If you have questions, email
Capacities are limited and tickets are timed. Members may bring the number of guests afforded by their membership level. Want to join in? Become a member today!
Admission is free for members only, and includes our three new exhibitions:
  • The Ford Family Story -- gain new insight into one of Detroit’s and America’s iconic families.
  • Driven by Design – learn about Edsel Ford’s impact on auto design and see his 1939 Lincoln Continental prototype and two of his Speedsters.
  • The Future of Movement – witness the next wave of ingenuity and mobility-forward design from the College for Creative Studies.
While you are here, stay for lunch, dinner or Sunday brunch at our new restaurant, The Continental, where the views of Ford Cove are as extraordinary as the food (reservations recommended, call 313-884-4222). Or pick up a salad, sandwich and beverage at The Speedster quick service counter to enjoy on the patio or as a picnic on the grounds.