Admissions at Ford House are tailored to accommodate diverse interests and budgets, with separate pricing structures for events and educational programs. This ensures that visitors can choose experiences that align with their preferences, whether it's attending a special event or participating in an enriching educational program. The pricing flexibility reflects Ford House's commitment to providing accessible and engaging opportunities for all visitors.

Become a Friend of Ford House and enjoy free admission on House and Grounds Passes. Ready to join? Click here for more details.

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. 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
  • Friend of Ford House: Free

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

Book the Grounds Pass

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
  • Friends of Ford House: Free

Advance tickets are recommended during the holiday season.

For more information on touring and visiting the Ford House, please call 313-884-4222 or email

Book the House & Grounds Pass


Explore the house and grounds on one of our regular and seasonal guided tours.


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

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

Special Admission Opportunities

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.

Become a Friend of Ford House

Join the Family!

Friends enjoy free tours, daily access to the grounds, dog-walking privileges, discounts, 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.


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.