Visitor Center

Spring, Summer, and Fall Hours (through November 27)

  • Tuesday through Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Tours begin at 10 a.m.)
  • Thursday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Tours begin at 10 a.m.)
  • Sundays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Tours begin at 10 a.m.)

Winter Hours (through March 31)

  • Tuesday through Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Tours begin at 10 a.m.)
  • Thursday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Tours begin at 10 a.m.)
  • Sundays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Tours begin at 10 a.m.)

Holiday Closures: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. We are open on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

House Tours + Grounds Pass

Tour the Fords’ Main Residence and explore the 87 acres of lakeside grounds and gardens.

  • Self-paced explorations: Want to tour at your own pace? Self-guided House & Grounds Passes are available.
  • Guided tours: Would you prefer a guided experience or want to learn more? Find dates and times, and purchase tickets here.

Hours may vary to accommodate special events. Check the calendar here for available tour dates and times.

Grounds Passes

The grounds and gardens are open for walks:

  • Tuesday through Sunday, 8 a.m. – sunset
  • Friends of Ford House Mondays, 8 a.m. – sunset

Grounds Passes may be purchase here.

Friends of Ford House show their cards at the gate and do not need to show a ticket. Friends may also walk their dogs. Click here to become a Friend of Ford House.

Dates and times may vary depending on special events. Check the calendar here for available dates and times.

The Continental & Speedster

Business hours for The Continental at Ford House, our lakeside dining restaurant:

  • Monday, Closed
  • Tuesday-Wednesday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (Lunch Only)
  • Thursday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (Lunch) and 4 p.m.-8 p.m. (Dinner)
  • Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (Brunch Only)

Reservations are highly recommended. Call 313-884-4222 for reservations.

Business hours for The Speedster, our quick-service dining (no reservation necessary):

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

Visit The Continental webpage for more information.

Purchase Your Tickets in Advance


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

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.

About Ford House

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.