The Ford House

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


The grounds are now open to the public with a timed, pre-reserved ticket.  

We want your visit to Ford House to be memorable. We invite you to take flash-free pictures of the house and auxiliary buildings.

While strolling through the gardens and grounds visitors are welcome to use flash photography, video, tripods, telephoto lenses, and selfie sticks; however, drones are not permitted.

We would love to follow your experience. Share your images on social media with the hashtag #FordHouse. 

Professional & Special Occasion Photography (temporarily unavailable)

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are not currently booking photography sessions. 

If you’re planning ahead, refer to the information below: 

Make your special day even more memorable by capturing your photos on the breathtaking grounds at Ford House. Professional photography is allowed with prior approval and a session fee.

The estate provides the perfect backdrop for milestone photography, from newborn to high school senior portraits, and from engagements to bride-and-groom portraits. There are several lovely locations on the expansive grounds from which to choose. Please note: The inside of the house is not available for special occasion photography.

To request a future photo session at Ford House, please click here and fill out our photography request form

For more information, email photography [at] or call 313-884-4222. 

Please pardon potential delays in our response time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.