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Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation

Dearborn, MI

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Address: 20900 Oakwood Blvd Dearborn, MI 48124 How do we get there? Number: 313-982-6001
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Kids, get ready to be inspired because the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation is where your imaginations can run wild in one of the greatest gatherings of everyday genius that has ever been assembled!

Throughout the permanent collections and temporary exhibits, plus engaging kiosk experiences, the museum showcases a host of incredible inventions and achievements across US history. Are you excited to hear more?

Kids can learn all about the greatest agricultural inventions (and you can even climb into the cab of a New Holland combine!), and explore how farmers used tools and machinery to process eggs, generate power, and grow crops!

Explore intriguing examples of American furniture, both seemingly ordinary and yet extraordinary, with some dating back to 1670!

Step back in time and explore the rich connection between people and technology spanning five generations, and learn about the moments of American freedom, from the American Revolutionary War with through to the Civil Rights Movement.

Study the legacy of American innovators who made the country a manufacturing superpower, and soar through the first 40 years of aviation, as you look up and around at the creativity that put man and machine into the air!

Of course, the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation features cars - and what a collection - showcasing how culture has been influenced by the automobile. You can even appreciate the evolution of presidential travel through five significant vehicles!

A museum that celebrates the greatest achievements that have shaped the world, the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation is an inspiring family day out if ever we saw one!

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$22.50 (Ages 5 to 11)


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4 years


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Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation FAQ’s

You are welcome to bring your own children’s strollers or small wagons - with some available for rent too

There's a diner and a cafe on site where you can pick up some delicious food items, including burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches ice cream sundaes!

There is so much to see and do at The Henry Ford, there really is no set amount of time spent that will suit every visitor. They suggest combo deals and special offer tickets, including the Museum Insider's Tour, if you are interested in a “deep dive” into all of the exhibitions and programs. However, you do not need much time at all to be inspired by their brand of history—a couple of well-placed hours are all it takes for a great visit

Make a stop at the gift shop to pick up a host of items, from books, apparel, and kids toys (like build your own airplane kits!), plus Genius At Play where you can pick up puzzles, brain games, activities and more!

Immerse your students in American ingenuity and see some of the most iconic inventions and amazing “failures” and learn how they changed the world during your field trip! Give them a call to arrange!

You are welcome to bring your own children’s strollers or small wagons - with some available for rent too

There are healthy options in the cafe, from salads to vegetarian options.

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