Purchase your tour or grounds pass in advance to save your spot!

Grounds Passes

Your grounds pass lets you roam through the grounds and gardens of the historic estate. Bring a picnic and sit on the lawn, watch the boats on Lake St. Clair, stroll through the gardens, marvel at the beautiful architecture, and soak in the open spaces and wooded areas.

Click here to purchase a grounds pass.

Your ticket gives you access to the Visitor Center, including the three exhibitions, as well as the grounds and gardens. Grounds passes may not be used for photography sessions. If you are interested in setting up a session, click here.

  • Adult: $7
  • Child (6-12): $5
  • Child (0-5): Free
  • Member: Free

Grounds walks are free for Ford House members, and they do not have to reserve a pass in advance. Click here to learn more about membership.

House & Grounds Passes

Explore the lakeside home of Edsel and Eleanor Ford and their four children on our self-guided tour. The Fords’ carefully designed and curated home reveals their deep love for art and design, from architecture and landscape to their impressive personal collection of art and antiques.
Your pass also includes access to the grounds and gardens, the new Visitor Center, and three exhibitions. You may also grab a bite in our restaurants and shop in our all-new museum store.
  • Adult: $15
  • Senior (65+): $13
  • Child (6-12): $7.50
  • Child (0-5): Free
  • Member: Free

Advance tickets are recommended during the holiday season.

Click here to purchase a self-guided house & grounds pass.

For more information on touring and visiting the Ford House, please call 313-884-4222 or email tickets@fordhouse.org.


Guided group tours of the Main Residence and/or Grounds & 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. If you have any additional questions, please contact our group sales team at grouptours@fordhouse.org or 313-453-2042 during business hours.

Click here to learn more about Group Tours and to submit your interest request.

Preparing for Your Visit

We've provided step by step directions and recommendations on how to make the most out of your visit to Ford House!

Blue Star Program

Ford House is a Blue Star Museum, and offers free admission to active military personnel and their families (up to 5 guests), from Armed Services Day through Labor Day.

Museums for All

Ford House also participates in Museums for All. Those receiving SNAP benefits receive reduced admission at hundreds of museums across the country, including $3 self-guided tours at Ford House.

Group Tours at Ford House

Bring your group to Ford House to discover all that the estate has to offer.

Become a Member

Join the Family!

Members enjoy free tours, daily access to the grounds, dog-walking privileges, discounts, and more.