The Henry Ford
Founded in 1929, The Henry Ford provides unique educational experiences based on authentic objects, stories, and lives from America's traditions of ingenuity, resourcefulness and innovation. Our purpose is to inspire people to learn from these traditions to help shape a better future. With a rich and diverse offering of exhibits, demonstrations, programs and reenactments, The Henry Ford celebrates yesterday's traditions as well as today's innovations. Five distinct attractions at The Henry Ford captivate and inspire visitors of all ages: Greenfield Village, Henry Ford Museum, Ford Rouge Factory Tour, Benson Ford Research Center, and the IMAX Theater. Encounter ideas that change the world, travel through America's past, embark on America's greatest factory tour and more. It all comes together at The Henry Ford, America's greatest history attraction.
Education through collection, preservation and interpretation of american history for a broad public audience. Our collections include approximately one million three-dimensional objects, plus an archive and library collection of about twenty-five million items. We provide unique educational experiences to approximately 1.5 million guests annually.