Nestled along the scenic shores of Lake St. Clair lies the illustrious Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, an architectural masterpiece and emblem of American history. This storied estate beckons with its timeless elegance, boasting breathtaking gardens, extraordinary interiors, and a legacy steeped in innovation and cultural influence. Beyond its historic significance as a home designed by renowned architects, it stands as a testament to the Ford family’s passion for art, design, and philanthropy. A visit to Ford House is an invitation to immerse oneself in a bygone era of sophistication, innovation, and the enduring legacy of an American dynasty.

Explore the Estate

The House

The Ford House itself stands as a testament to Edsel & Eleanor's commitment to design excellence.

The Visitor Center

Our 40,000 square-foot Visitor Center holds a restaurant, a quick-service take-out counter, four event spaces, exhibition rooms, expanded program offerings, and breathtaking views of Ford Cove.

The Grounds

The astounding natural beauty of the Ford House grounds provides a sensory experience for the visitors to the Ford House.

Joining has its perks!

Friends of Ford House

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, discounts on dining and shopping, and more.

Special Thanks

Ford House is grateful for the generous support of Ford Motor Company Fund 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. 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.