Ford House is a home of stories waiting to be uncovered, a collection of moments, big and small, that we can’t wait for you to discover.

We aspire to help you make the most of every moment here and now as you enjoy the warmth and beauty of Edsel and Eleanor Ford’s estate.

Come for a tour. Walk on the grounds. Dine in our lakeside restaurant. Attend one of our programs, classes, and special events. We promise you’ll leave with something more than you came.


Ford House has some paved walkways on the estate that are wheelchair accessible. Some of our garden pathways have uneven ground, pebble paths, and a few stairs.


Find all the information you need for admission into Ford House and purchase your tickets online.


Dining at Ford House offers the best of both worlds: savor a leisurely and elegant experience at The Continental for seated meals, or opt for the convenience of Speedster's grab-and-go offerings without compromising on quality or flavor.

Hours of Operation

Our schedule varies by season so check out our hours of operation landing page for the most accurate information.

Map & Directions

Navigate your journey seamlessly by exploring our Maps & Directions page, ensuring you arrive at Ford House effortlessly and ready to immerse yourself in a world of timeless elegance and natural beauty. Discover the best routes and travel tips to make your visit to Ford House a memorable experience from start to finish.

On Exhibit

Our Visitor Center includes galleries dedicated to telling the story of the Ford Family, as well as rotating exhibitions. All are included with your visit to Ford House, whether for an event, dinner, grounds walk, tour or whatever brings you to the estate.

Rules & Policies

Discover comprehensive information on Ford House rules and policies, encompassing refunds, exchanges, filming, photography, and other essential guidelines by clicking here.

The Shop

Shop for fantastic deals and one-of-a-kind gifts as you support a great cause! When you shop with us, your purchases directly support our educational programs, public events, and preservation efforts, helping us continue to share the legacy of Ford House with the community.


Our guided tours offer an immersive journey through the historic estate, led by knowledgeable guides who share fascinating stories about the Ford family and the legacy they’ve left behind.

Group Tours

Guided group tours of the Main Residence and/or the Grounds and Gardens are offered for parties of 10 or more, with flexible daytime and evening hours. Please book your group tour at least two weeks in advance.

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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.