The Ford House

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

Event Details

Open House

May 26, 2021 thru May 30, 2021 @ 10:00am - 7:00pm | Ford House
1100 Lake Shore Rd

Open House

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.

At our Open House, you may tour both of our new buildings, explore the grounds and gardens, and enjoy fun activities to celebrate our expansion! 

Admission is $5 for adults, free for members, and children 5 and under. Capacities are limited and tickets are timed. Advance purchase recommended. 

During check out, you may add an optional tour of the house for an additional fee! 

Open House dates are May 26-30. Entry to the estate, including the restaurant, requires an Open House ticket. CLICK HERE for tickets. 

Members may join us for a sneak preview, May 21-23, and LOGIN HERE to reserve their tickets.

Open House admission also 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.


Our new restaurants will be open. Reservations are recommended and are available here. You will also be able to shop in our expanded store for unique items that reflect the Ford House story, its design and its enduring aesthetic.

Masks are encouraged but not required for fully vaccinated individuals. Please wear a mask if you are not fully vaccinated.