Today at Ford House

Tour Information

  • House and Grounds Passes: 12-7 pm

More About Visiting Ford House

Estate Hours

Ford House and the Visitor Center are open:

  • Tuesday through Saturday,10 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Sundays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Self-Guided Tours

The house is open for Self-Guided Tours:

  • Tuesday-Wednesday, noon-4 p.m.
  • Thursday-Saturday, noon-7 p.m.
  • Sundays, noon-4 p.m.

Space is limited. Tickets are timed. Advance purchase recommended here.

Grounds Passes
The grounds and gardens are open for walks:

  • Tuesday through Sunday, 8 a.m.-dusk
  • Members-only Mondays, 8 a.m.-dusk

Members show their cards at the gate. Public tickets are timed and advance purchase is recommended here.

The Continental & Speedster

The Continental at Ford House, our lakeside dining option, is open:

  • Tuesday-Wednesday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Thursday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Call 313-884-4222 for reservations.

The Speedster quick-service dining is open:

  • Tuesday-Wednesday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Thursday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Holidays and Winter

Ford House is closed on Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. We are open on Christmas Eve. The house will be closed for several weeks in January 2022 for conservation care, but the grounds and Visitor Center will be open.

Temporary Closures

Some historic buildings, such as the Garage, South Cottage, and Playhouse, are closed at this time. The Power House may close to the public in times of high water levels and flooding.

The Pool, Lagoon and Recreation Building are currently undergoing restorations.

Purchase Your Tickets in Advance


Find tickets for tours, grounds passes, and our wonderful programs. Advance purchase is recommended!