Make the most out of your visit to Ford House!

There’s more than one way to experience Ford House. Take your time and discover your own path as you explore the grounds, new Visitor Center, and the Fords’ historic home.

Ford House has amazing views of Lake St. Clair and expansive green spaces, and we want you to enjoy it. Run, play, twirl, or lounge to your heart’s content!

More to Explore


Stroll through our grounds, gardens, and nature areas on these 87 acres. From the circling paths of the rose garden to spotting wildlife on Bird Island, there is so much to explore. 


Check out our three new exhibition spaces, Education Wing, dining and shopping in the Visitor Center.


We have tours, programs and events for all ages, ranging from fitness and mindfulness to STEM and music. Try something new or explore your passions.


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.

If you have accessibility needs or concerns, our staff can work with you on accessible options. Please contact to make the arrangements. Accessibility is important to us, and we want everyone to be able to share in the Ford House experience. If you have more questions you may also call us at 313-884-4222.


Ford House has implemented guidelines and safety procedures in line with the current county, state, and CDC requirements.

We ask any visitors who feel unwell, have a fever or other symptoms, to please stay home. We will be happy to exchange your ticket for a different date.

  • Following CDC and state guidelines, Ford House no longer requires the use of facemasks indoors and leaves the decision of mask usage up to each individual visitor for their own safety and the safety of others. We ask that all visitors, staff, and volunteers respect each individual’s decisions on how to keep themselves safe from COVID-19.


Tobacco use is not permitted anywhere at Ford House; e-cigarettes are also prohibited.


Dog Walks

Ford House members can walk their dogs at any time during our hours of operation. Click here to become a member!

Temporary Closures

  • The Pool and Lagoon, Recreation Building, Power House, Play House, and Garage are closed.

Group Tour Reservations 

Coming with a crowd? Click here to see an overview of our offerings.