The Ford House

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

Events on August 22nd

Jul 28, 2020 - Sep 30, 2020

Ford House Grounds Pass

Explore our beautiful grounds and gardens.

Aug 2, 2020 - Sep 29, 2020

Landscape Tours

Tour the grounds with us and explore the beauty and history of our National Historic Landmark designated site, designed by the renowned landscape architect, Jens Jensen.

Aug 2, 2020 - Sep 30, 2020

Environmental Tours

Learn about epic environmental changes that have shaped the land we know today as Ford House.

Aug 2, 2020 - Sep 30, 2020

Architecture Tours

Learn how architect Albert Kahn’s industrial vision and artistic achievements are reflected in the design of the Fords’ Cotswold-style estate.

Aug 6, 2020 - Sep 24, 2020

Yoga at Ford House

Exhale with a gentle flow yoga class by the lake.

Aug 13, 2020 - Aug 13, 2020

Garden Workshop: Flowers for Pollinators

Learn which plants and flowers will support the pollinator ecosystem and turn your garden into a hive of activity.

Aug 15, 2020 - Aug 15, 2020

Plant ID Tour

Learn about some of our amazing flowers supporting beneficial pollinators like bees, birds and butterflies.

Aug 18, 2020 - Aug 18, 2020

Lecture: 100 Years of Votes for Women

Honor the 100th anniversary of American women gaining the right to vote with a lecture on the impacts and history of this victory, Grosse Pointe activists like the Fords, and more.

Aug 19, 2020 - Aug 19, 2020

Fitness at Ford House: Total Strength & Stretch (Sold Out)

Join us in person on the grounds for a workout for all fitness levels (at a safe physical distance) that will leave you feeling great!

Aug 22, 2020 - Aug 22, 2020

Starry Nights: Lavender Moon

Join Star Lore Historian Mary Stewart Adams on a journey through a night of romance written in the stars.

Aug 26, 2020 - Aug 26, 2020

Fitness at Ford House: Total Strength & Stretch (Sold Out)

Join us in person on the grounds for a workout for all fitness levels (at a safe physical distance) that will leave you feeling great!

Sep 2, 2020 - Sep 2, 2020

Homeschool: Learn About the Land (Ages 4-8)

A virtual history and science workshop where your child can learn more about the landscape of Ford House and the history of farms in and around Michigan.

Sep 2, 2020 - Sep 2, 2020

Book Club: The Woman's Hour

This month, we are reading "The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote."

Sep 2, 2020 - Sep 2, 2020

Fitness at Ford House: Total Strength & Stretch

Join us in person on the grounds for a workout for all fitness levels (at a safe physical distance) that will leave you feeling great!

Sep 4, 2020 - Sep 4, 2020

Homeschool: Learn About the Land (ages 9-12)

A virtual workshop where your child can learn about the land at Ford House, the history and importance of farming, and more.

Sep 6, 2020 - Sep 6, 2020

Book Club: The Woman's Hour

This month, we are reading "The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote" by Elaine F. Weiss.

Sep 8, 2020 - Sep 8, 2020

Homeschool Environmental Tour

Bring the whole family to this environmental themed tour and learn about the causes and results of the environmental changes on the land. A great complement to our virtual homeschool class!

Sep 9, 2020 - Sep 9, 2020

Fitness at Ford House: Total Strength & Stretch

Join us in person on the grounds for a workout for all fitness levels (at a safe physical distance) that will leave you feeling great!

Sep 10, 2020 - Sep 10, 2020

Homeschool Environmental Tour

Bring the whole family to this environmental themed tour and learn about the causes and results of the environmental changes on the land. A great complement to our virtual homeschool class!

Sep 10, 2020 - Sep 10, 2020

Garden Workshop: Terrariums

Learn how to make your own tabletop greenhouse.

Sep 15, 2020 - Sep 15, 2020

Architectural Salvage at Ford House

Take a close look at the Fords’ beautiful reclaimed pieces on a guided virtual tour of the Main House.

Sep 16, 2020 - Sep 16, 2020

Fitness at Ford House: Total Strength & Stretch

Join us in person on the grounds for a workout for all fitness levels (at a safe physical distance) that will leave you feeling great!

Sep 18, 2020 - Sep 18, 2020

Homeschool: Learn About the Land (Ages 4-8)

A virtual history and science workshop where your child can learn more about the landscape of Ford House and the history of farms in and around Michigan.

Sep 18, 2020 - Sep 18, 2020

Homeschool: Learn About the Land (ages 9-12)

A virtual workshop where your child can learn about the land at Ford House, the history and importance of farming, and more.

Sep 22, 2020 - Sep 22, 2020

Homeschool Environmental Tour

Bring the whole family to this environmental themed tour and learn about the causes and results of the environmental changes on the land. A great complement to our virtual homeschool class!

Sep 23, 2020 - Sep 23, 2020

Fitness at Ford House: Total Strength & Stretch

Join us in person on the grounds for a workout for all fitness levels (at a safe physical distance) that will leave you feeling great!

Sep 24, 2020 - Sep 24, 2020

Homeschool Environmental Tour

Bring the whole family to this environmental themed tour and learn about the causes and results of the environmental changes on the land. A great complement to our virtual homeschool class!

Sep 29, 2020 - Sep 29, 2020

Collection Highlights: Oriental Rugs

Take a virtual tour all about Edsel and Eleanor’s exquisite rug collection and discover techniques to care for your own rugs at home.