DATE(S): Saturday, August 10
TIME(S): 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
AGE RANGE(S): Families with children ages 6-10


Discover the wonders of the night sky at Explorers: Night Sky at Ford House! Unlock the mysteries of the celestial realm and unravel the secrets of the night stars. Designed for budding astronomers aged 6-10, this engaging program offers a unique peek into the nocturnal canvas above us.

Explore the captivating stories woven into constellations and learn how to identify these stellar formations. Our program equips young explorers with essential tools for stargazing, ensuring an enriching experience under the night sky. Each participant will depart with their very own star wheel, a personalized guide to navigate and explore the twinkling expanse above their homes.

Join us for an unforgettable journey into the vastness of the night sky, where your child’s curiosity and fascination will be ignited, fostering a lasting passion for the mysteries of the cosmos!


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An annual Friends of Ford House membership is a great way to enjoy all that Ford House has to offer! Enjoy discounted tickets, discounts on dining and shopping, pre-sale access, exclusive events, and more.

Special Thanks

Ford House is grateful for the generous support of Ford Philanthropy and helping us fulfill our educational mission and making Ford House more accessible to our community.

About Ford House

Ford House is a 501c3 nonprofit and National Historic Landmark. Experience the historic family home of Edsel Ford, the only son of Henry Ford, and his wife, Eleanor. Now a National Historic Landmark, visitors from all over the world come to wander, wonder, and explore the beauty of this 1928 National Historic Landmark and uncover a unique piece of the American automotive story in metro Detroit. Learn more below.