May 20


1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.



About this event:

Discover the heart of Ford House’s history with an exclusive journey into preservation. As a Friend of Ford House, immerse yourself in a private tour led by our Director of Preservation, Rebecca Torsell, and contractor Kevin Ellwood with Merry Go Round.

This Friends-exclusive tour, offered in honor of Preservation Month under the National Register of Historic Places, invites you to witness firsthand the dedication to conserving Ford House’s legacy. Explore the secrets behind the restoration and understand the depth of care and expertise poured into each endeavor. This year’s tour will focus on the windows, exterior lighting, balcony, and gutter brackets.


Friends of Ford House/Members Adults: $20

Ticketing & Admission Policies

Please read our ticketing & admission policies thoroughly.

Joining has its perks!

An annual Friends of Ford House membership is a great way to enjoy all that Ford House has to offer! Enjoy discounted tickets, 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.