The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford (@thehenryford)

Bio:3 must-see attractions. 250 acres of unexpected. 1 awe-inspiring experience. Home to @CBSInnovationTV and @cwinventiontv.

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It’s almost time! Via @cwinventiontv
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Mark your calendars! 🗓️ We're only ONE WEEK away from the Season 2 Premiere of #DidIMentionInvention! What do you hope to see this season?

It’s almost time! Via @cwinventiontv ・・・ Mark your calendars! 🗓️ We're only ONE WEEK away from the Season 2 Premiere of  #DidIMentionInvention! What do you hope to see this season?

Join us today in Greenfield Village for our first Fall Flavor Weekend of the season, including our Farmers Market from 9:30 am to 3 pm today and October 5 in the Village Pavilion.

Join us today in Greenfield Village for our first Fall Flavor Weekend of the season, including our Farmers Market from 9:30 am to 3 pm today and October 5 in the Village Pavilion.

We may be a month away from our own 90th anniversary, but today was a special day for a well-known artifact in Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation - our tower clock is 90 years old. #THF90

We may be a month away from our own 90th anniversary, but today was a special day for a well-known artifact in Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation - our tower clock is 90 years old.  #THF90

What an inspiring morning watching Harry Phillips reunited with @ford Mustang Serial No. 1! #SendHarryToHenry

What an inspiring morning watching Harry Phillips reunited with @ford Mustang Serial No. 1!  #SendHarryToHenry

This Saturday we kick off Season 6 of @cbsinnovationtv - who’s tuning in?! #innovationnation

This Saturday we kick off Season 6 of @cbsinnovationtv - who’s tuning in?!  #innovationnation

Limited tickets remain for next week's Literary Feast in Greenfield Village with Tyehimba Jess. Contact our Call Center at 313.982.6001 to make your reservation.

Limited tickets remain for next week's Literary Feast in Greenfield Village with Tyehimba Jess. Contact our Call Center at 313.982.6001 to make your reservation.

As we continue to celebrate our first year of What We Wore - our new collections platform in Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation - a new group of garments from The Henry Ford’s rich collection of clothing and accessories makes its debut. This season it's all about kids.

As we continue to celebrate our first year of What We Wore - our new collections platform in Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation - a new group of garments from The Henry Ford’s rich collection of clothing and accessories makes its debut. This season it's all about kids.

Today we're excited to announce the acquisition of the largest collection of diner materials in the country, put together by the leading expert on the subject, Richard J.S. Gutman. The collection of thousands of 2D and 3D artifacts includes historic photographs, slides, drawings, manufacturers’ catalogs, postcards, menus, tables, stools, tableware, promotional giveaway items, clothing and more, from diners across the United States. Gutman grew his collection in the course of his research for four books, numerous articles, three major exhibitions, and multiple restoration and consulting projects. In addition, he was instrumental in the move and restoration of The Henry Ford’s own Lamy’s Diner, which is now used as a dining experience inside Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, and also the reconstruction of the Owl Night Lunch Wagon, the last surviving lunch wagon in existence, located in Greenfield Village.

We're currently working on digitizing pieces from this collection. Stay tuned for more updates in the coming weeks.

Today we're excited to announce the acquisition of the largest collection of diner materials in the country, put together by the leading expert on the subject, Richard J.S. Gutman. The collection of thousands of 2D and 3D artifacts includes historic photographs, slides, drawings, manufacturers’ catalogs, postcards, menus, tables, stools, tableware, promotional giveaway items, clothing and more, from diners across the United States. Gutman grew his collection in the course of his research for four books, numerous articles, three major exhibitions, and multiple restoration and consulting projects. In addition, he was instrumental in the move and restoration of The Henry Ford’s own Lamy’s Diner, which is now used as a dining experience inside Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, and also the reconstruction of the Owl Night Lunch Wagon, the last surviving lunch wagon in existence, located in Greenfield Village. We're currently working on digitizing pieces from this collection. Stay tuned for more updates in the coming weeks.

It's Family Free Day today - enjoy free admission to Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation all day.

It's Family Free Day today - enjoy free admission to Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation all day.

wxyzdetroit's viewers voted The Henry Ford as one of the most Instagrammable spots in metro Detroit - thank you! What's your must-photograph place in the museum or village? The Allegheny is definitely a popular photo destination inside Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.

wxyzdetroit's viewers voted The Henry Ford as one of the most Instagrammable spots in metro Detroit - thank you! What's your must-photograph place in the museum or village? The Allegheny is definitely a popular photo destination inside Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.

While we’re filming new episodes for @cbsinnovationtv this week, we’ve got another team visiting #goodwoodrevival. Looks like there’s a lot to enjoy!

While we’re filming new episodes for @cbsinnovationtv this week, we’ve got another team visiting  #goodwoodrevival. Looks like there’s a lot to enjoy!

A month from today we open Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks in Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, a first-of-its-kind exhibition combining architecture and design in a dynamic space to unleash your creativity. Discover the design and precision it takes to build these modern marvels by constructing your own.  Let these masterpieces unleash your inspiration, choose from over 200,000 LEGO® bricks to build your own Tower of Tomorrow and contribute to the growing LEGO® metropolis. #LEGOAtTHF

A month from today we open Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks in Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, a first-of-its-kind exhibition combining architecture and design in a dynamic space to unleash your creativity. Discover the design and precision it takes to build these modern marvels by constructing your own. Let these masterpieces unleash your inspiration, choose from over 200,000 LEGO® bricks to build your own Tower of Tomorrow and contribute to the growing LEGO® metropolis.  #LEGOAtTHF

Today’s special visitors? Mo Rocca and the @cbsinnovationtv crew! We’re filming all-new #InnovationNation episodes today and tomorrow.

Today’s special visitors? Mo Rocca and the @cbsinnovationtv crew! We’re filming all-new  #InnovationNation episodes today and tomorrow.

Thinking about your weekend plans? Admission to Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation is free on Sunday, September 15, thanks to a gift from a generous donor.

Thinking about your weekend plans? Admission to Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation is free on Sunday, September 15, thanks to a gift from a generous donor.

What a weekend! Thanks to all of our participants, members, and guests for such an inspiring Old Car Festival.

What a weekend! Thanks to all of our participants, members, and guests for such an inspiring Old Car Festival.

The gates are open - Day 2 of Old Car Festival is officially underway. Greenfield Village is open now until 5 pm.

The gates are open - Day 2 of Old Car Festival is officially underway. Greenfield Village is open now until 5 pm.

Checking in from Old Car Festival. Which vehicles have caught your eye so far?

Checking in from Old Car Festival. Which vehicles have caught your eye so far?

Headed to Old Car Festival today? Be sure to pick up these exclusive postcards after a Model T ride, thanks to our partners at @AAA_national.

Headed to Old Car Festival today? Be sure to pick up these exclusive postcards after a Model T ride, thanks to our partners at @AAA_national.

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