Today at Ford House

Tour Information

  • House Tours & Grounds Passes: 12-4 p.m.

More About Visiting Ford House

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 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.

  • Beginning Tuesday, August 24, Ford House will require ALL visitors to wear a mask indoors, including on our shuttles. This applies to ages 2 and above, regardless of vaccination status. Due to our local COVID-19 cases rising to high risk levels, we are following MIOSHA recommendations.
  • Masks are not required outdoors, or while eating and drinking. 
  • Those instructed not to wear a face-covering by a medical provider are invited to enjoy our grounds and gardens and may purchase a ticket online. They may visit our indoor spaces at another time when it is deemed safe to do so without a mask.
  • Everyone should follow social distancing recommendations and respect each other’s space.
  • We have limited our admission capacities to avoid crowding.
  • Hand sanitizer stations have been added around the estate.
  • We have increased our sanitization schedule for all public areas and surfaces.


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.