A permanent exhibit, "The Ford Family Story" introduces visitors to Edsel and Eleanor Ford’s family and the estate, demonstrating how they built a home for their family with an homage to the property’s natural environment, the arts, and interior design.
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Bird Island is Temporarily Closed
Bird Island is temporarily closed for maintenance.
2023 EyesOn Design at Ford House Celebrates Poster Unveiling
On February 7, witness the unveiling of the 2023 EyesOn Design at Ford House commemorative poster. The event begins at 9:30 a.m. inside the Visitor Center. Media and the public are welcome! Please RSVP.
Snowy Saturday is at Ford House!
On Feb. 4 and Feb 11 join us for a wintery expedition, exploring the grounds at Ford House this winter!
There’s history to be discovered all over Michigan
Visit our MotorCities National Heritage Area partner organization to experience the full, rich history of Michigan and its significance in the American auto industry.
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.
There's always something new on display in this gallery inside the Visitor Center. Click below to learn more about our current, upcoming and past exhibitions.
The "Driven by Design" exhibit features three rare vehicles – the world’s only 1939 Lincoln Continental prototype, the 1932 Ford Model 18 Speedster, and 1934 Ford Model 40 Special Speedster. It tells the story of Edsel Ford’s unique contributions that elevated the Ford Motor Company brand and positioned the automaker as a fierce competitor in its industry.