Roam through the grounds and gardens of the historic estate

Stroll through the grounds and gardens, marvel at the beautiful architecture, and soak in the open spaces and wooded areas.

Your ticket gives you access to the Visitor Center, including three exhibitions, as well as the gardens, grounds, and auxiliary buildings including Josephine’s Playhouse, Recreation Building, and others*. Grounds Passes cannot be used for a photography session at the estate. For information about booking a session at the estate email

* Some auxiliary buildings are opening seasonally.


We are open Tuesdays through Sundays. Entry times begin at 8 a.m. The estate closes at sunset.


To view our walking map, click here.


To read our refund & exchange policy, please click HERE.

Ford House Membership

Join the family

Grounds walks are always free for Ford House members! They can bring their favorite pups, too.