The Ford House

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

Dining & Shopping

Have Lunch in the Cotswold Cafe
Whether you're visiting for a tour or just looking for a lovely place to meet friends for lunch, the Cotswold Cafe provides a refreshing atmosphere to enjoy fresh entrees, sandwiches, soups, salads, daily specials and delectable desserts.

Outdoor seating is also available, weather permitting. Tour admission is not required to have lunch in the Cafe, located in the Visitor Center. 

Cafe Hours are: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. To make lunch reservations, please call 313-453-2037. View the menu here.

Visitors are welcome to picnic on-site. Tables are located near the Visitor Center.

Ford House's exclusive on site caterer, Continental Services, has developed special catering menus for group tours, and also can customize menus for your functions. Click here for more information.


The museum shop, located in the Visitor Center, is filled with enticing mementos of your trip to Ford House. Choose from a wonderful selection of books, postcards, model cars, gardening items and children's activities, each reflecting a special aspect of Edsel & Eleanor Ford House. The shop is open during regular tour hours. You are welcome to visit the shop even if you are not touring.

For information regarding the shop, please call (313) 884-4222.