Fair Lane Home of Henry Ford

Dearborn, MI

Where are we going?

Fair Lane Home of Henry Ford
1 Fair Lane Drive


What is there to do?

Note: as of April 2019, the home was closed for restoration, but the gardens and grounds are open

Be part of American history with a visit to Fair Lane - home of Henry Ford and his wife Clara Ford for over 30 years. It's a family day out in Michigan surrounded by symbols or hopes, dreams and hard work.

Henry and Clara moved into Fair Lane after the success of the Model T, with their ideas changing the world. This was a space for Henry's tinkering and discoveries, and a place where Clara could enjoy her love of gardens.

Friends like Thomas Edison and Harvey Firestone would visit - and now YOU get to visit too!

The home was built on 1,300 acres of farmland, just miles from their birth places, and most of the estate's original structures still stand today, including the main residence

In fact, there are so many historic structures still standing, the home was one of the first historic sites to be designated a National Historic Landmark!

It's a beautiful property to explore, with an eclectic mix of English caste, prairie style, European Grandeur and Midwestern charm!

The exhibits within the home display some of Ford's designs, including two 1920 Fordson Tractors.

So journey through the history books at Fair Lane, and prepare to be inspired by one of America's greats!

How much does it cost?

Adults: Grounds admission is free. Check admission to home once it's open

Children: Grounds admission is free


Need a little extra help?

Give them a call to ask about the accessibility, they will be happy to advise!


When can we go?

Gardens & Grounds open 8am - 6pm (Daily from May to September, then weekdays only rest of year)

Open year round. Closed weekends from October to April


Any top tips?

If you want to support the museum even more and visit frequently, check out membership!

I’m Hungry!

Grab something to eat in the area before or after your visit.

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