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Ford House is closed on June 19, 2023
In observation of Juneteenth, Ford House will be closed on Monday, June 19. We will re-open on Tuesday, June 20 at our normal hours.
There’s history to be discovered all over Michigan
Visit our MotorCities National Heritage Area partner organization to experience the full, rich history of Michigan and its significance in the American auto industry.
Story Festival - Sold Out
Calling all bookworms! Enjoy a day filled with spectacular stories, creative activities and fun performances at our first-ever Story Festival!
We are sorry, but tickets for the Story Festival have sold out.
Our festival is a partnership with the Grosse Pointe Public Library and the ECHO Library and Resource Center and promises to be a fun day out with a lot of learning mixed in.
- Free for kids ages 5 and under
- $5 for everyone ages 6 and up.
Tickets are available in advance here, or by calling (313) 884-422.
At the festival, you’ll find stations around the estate with fun and immersive activities for the whole family, all meant to spark a love of reading. Story themes draw from the lakeside estate and include the water cycle, gardens, and sustainability, art, home, nature, and transportation.
We’ll have performances and activities from:
- children’s singer-songwriter Jim Gill;
- Company One, a dance company from Wayne State University, Maggie Allesee Dept. of Theatre and Dance;
- Brenda Ban of Built to Thrive;
- and Detroit’s Arts & Scraps.
Parents can bring blankets, folding chairs, strollers, and wagons to comfortably move from station to station. Masks are required indoors for all visitors ages 2 and up, regardless of vaccination status. Please review our current COVID-19 safety precautions before attending.
Thank you to the Ford Motor Company Fund for generously supporting this event.