|2016_MI_HF||11||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford|
|2016_MI_HFM||24||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum|
|2016_MI_HFM_Agriculture||36||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: Agriculture|
Considered to be the finest American collection of agricultural equipment, our exhibit reflects Henry Ford's passion for acquiring antique farm machinery and showcases antique plows, grain separators, threshers, milking machines, and more. A few popular favorites: an early John Deere plow, the first...
|2016_MI_HFM_Driving||561||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: Driving America|
Driving America is an opportunity to look at America’s favorite mode of transportation in a different way. Explore the cultural significance of the car and learn more about the interactive in-museum features that make this exhibit so unique and engaging.
In building a new exhibit all about the auto...
|2016_MI_HFM_Dymaxion||45||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: Dymaxion House|
Conceived by visionary architect R. Buckminster Fuller as the home of the future, the Dymaxion House was designed to be the strongest, lightest, and most cost-effective housing ever built. Over the last decade, it has assumed an iconic presence in Henry Ford Museum. To some people it’s a giant Hersh...
|2016_MI_HFM_Furnished||26||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: Fully Furnished|
There are many ways to look at furniture from America's past. Designers and makers may have seen it as a way to make money or perhaps as a demonstration of skill. Original owners might have used objects to show off wealth and style. Individuals who first inherited pieces may have thought them too ga...
|2016_MI_HFM_Sky||180||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: Heroes of the Sky|
Heroes of the Sky is a tribute not just to aviation, but to the pioneers’ lofty achievements that helped define modern air travel. Join us on a journey through aviation’s first decades, and explore the stories behind the technologies that make flight possible.
The Beginning of an Historic Journey
|2016_MI_HFM_MadeM||248||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: Made In America (Manufacturing)|
Our vast collection of artifacts large and small documents American manufacturing ingenuity from the 18th to 20th centuries. You’ll encounter the McCoy Lubricator, an historic Ingersoll Rand Planer—even participate in a hands-on event and assist in the assembly of a Model T—and more.
|2016_MI_HFM_MadeP||89||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: Made In America (Power)|
Explore the legacy of American innovators from the 18th to 20th centuries who made America a manufacturing superpower. The exhibit includes hundreds of artifacts such as the Newcomen Engine, Highland Park Engine, and even Edison’s Last Breath.
|2016_MI_HFM_Beatles||194||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: Magical History Tour: Beatles Memorabilia|
The Beatles changed pop culture and the world of music forever. Were you an original Beatlemaniac? Or are you simply inspired by their music today? Either way, you’ll have the chance to experience the creativity, love and curiosity of the Fab Four firsthand as The Magical History Tour: A Beatles Mem...
|2016_MI_HFM_Misc||17||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: Miscellaneous|
Henry Ford's Violins
Ford's collection of exquisite violins were selected for tonal quality.
Discover the innovations in the home that have eased our daily lives.
View early and innovative telephones.
See our expansive collection of coverlets.
|2016_MI_HFM_NewAcq||5||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: New Acquisitions|
Kiosk From IBM Pavilion at the 1964 New York World's Fair:
The kiosk, designed by the office of Charles and Ray Eames, is the sole survivor of several similar small structures installed within the vast IBM Pavilion at the 1964 New York World's Fair. Its light-hearted appearance -- suggesting carouse...
|2016_MI_HFM_Pres_Cars||33||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: Presidential Vehicles|
Many Americans still remember the tragic day of November 22, 1963 when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. See the limousine in which he rode when you visit our Presidential Vehicles exhibit. You can also admire other vehicles that transported American leaders, including Theodore Roosevelt a...
|2016_MI_HFM_Railroads||34||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: Railroads|
Our impressive railroad exhibit features street cars and trains, including one of the largest steam locomotives ever built. Designed for the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway in 1941, the Allegheny locomotive is 125-feet long, weighs about 771,000 pounds, and could pull 160 coal cars, each with a 60-ton loa...
|2016_MI_HFM_Liberty4||79||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: With Liberty and Justice for All (Civil Rights)|
|2016_MI_HFM_Liberty2||114||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: With Liberty and Justice for All (Freedom and Union)|
|2016_MI_HFM_Liberty||93||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: With Liberty and Justice for All (Independence)|
From George Washington, to Abraham Lincoln, to Rosa Parks, notable Americans have redefined again and again what liberty means to us. Journey through our With Liberty & Justice for All exhibit and look back on the challenges and triumphs our nation has faced in the name of freedom.
No idea is more ...
|2016_MI_HFM_Liberty3||31||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: With Liberty and Justice for All (Votes for Women)|
|2016_MI_HFM_Place||142||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: Your Place In Time|
Highlighting five generations that came of age in the 20th century, this exhibit presents each generation and the everyday technologies that shaped them through a series of vignettes. Immerse yourself in different eras and contemplate what it was like for each group as they came of age. Where is you...
|2020_03_22B1_Cherry||102||DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2020)|
The cherry blossoms peaked but it was Covid-19 time.
I had not intended to see the cherry blossoms this time because of Covid-19 but the weather was great. I decided to avoid the crowds and see them at West Potomac Park (Hains Point) instead of the main Tidal Basin but WPP was closed and, as I was f... (Partially reviewed)
|2020_03_01D1_Cumar||292||AFI -- Capital Irish Film Festival (2020) -- "Cumar: A Galway Rhapsody" (w/Aodh ” CoileŠin) plus closing reception with fiddlers Susan Collins and Michael Wynch|
Cumar: A Galway Rhapsody
Special Features: Q&A with director Aodh ” CoileŠin, plus post-screening reception sponsored by the Embassy of Ireland and live music by fiddlers Susan Collins and Michael Wynch.
The diverse glories of the city of Galway, celebrated in song, performance and image, make this ... (Partially reviewed)
|2020_02_27D1_Bump||219||AFI -- Capital Irish Film Festival (2020) -- "A Bump Along the Way" opening night event w/reception|
BUMP ALONG THE WAY, A
Fun-loving, single mom Pamela (Bronagh Gallagher, THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD) knows how to have a good time — and she's not about to let a little thing like middle age stop her. Her teenage daughter Allegra (Lola Petticrew, winner of the New Talent Award at the 2... (Partially reviewed)
|2020_03_14A1_Purple_Line||14||MD -- Purple Line|
|2020_02_23D_ObamaP||142||Politics & Prose -- Taina Caragol, Dorothy Moss, Richard J. Powell and Kim Sajet ("The Obama Portraits")|
Taina Caragol, Dorothy Moss, Richard J. Powell and Kim Sajet - The Obama Portraits
The first commissioned presidential portraits by African American artists, the paintings of Barack and Michelle Obama, by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, respectively, reside in the National Portrait Gallery, where the... (Partially reviewed)