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Educator Open House

The Henry Ford

Saturday, October 6, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

Educator Open House

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Join us for our Educator Open House at The Henry Ford!

October 6, 2012 (9 am-5 pm; doors open at 8:30 am)


Receive FREE admission for you and one additional guest* to Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village. PLUS, receive FREE admission to Ford Rouge Factory Tour and IMAX Theatre when you attend one of our 20-minute educator overview sessions.


Educator Overview Sessions: 9 am, 10 am and 11 am (20 minutes each)
The Henry Ford has developed unique and engaging experiences and opportunities for educators and students. At the overview sessions, we will share a few of the 2012-2013 school year highlights.

Hear about our partnership with PBS LearningMedia™ for the 2012 Teacher Innovator Awards, a new creative writing contest for students called Building Stories which celebrates Henry Ford’s 150th anniversary, and The Henry Ford Teacher Fellows program.


Attend one of our educator overview sessions, and you will be eligible to win one of three Promethean ActivExpression Learner Response Systems or a FREE field trip for your class!  (Must be a certified K-12 teacher with a classroom to win.)


Check-In Information

 Head to the IMAX Lobby (9 am-5 pm; doors open at 8:30 am)

  • All participants must check in at the registration desk in the IMAX lobby.
  • Teachers may register and bring one (1) guest of their choice.**
  • Teachers must provide credentials (certification or school ID).

 For more information, please contact our Call Center at 313.982.6001 or Erin Milbeck Wilcox, Education Specialist, at 313.982.6100, ext. 2508.


*IMAX and Ford Rouge Factory Tour tickets will be distributed after each session on a first-come, first-served basis.

**Please note that the Educator Open House event is exclusively for educators and their one guest of choice. The Henry Ford cannot give any tickets to additional family members and guests; they will need to purchase their own admission tickets. Credentials will be checked at the door. Teachers should bring their current school ID. Youth service providers should bring current work ID or membership cards and any other paperwork providing evidence of scout, after-school, or summer program leadership. For Boy Scouts, only troop scoutmasters and committee leaders are invited. Those without proper credentials will not be admitted.

Upon Arrival:  Please park in the main West Lot (on the corner of Village Rd and Oakwood Blvd) and enter at the IMAX Theatre (connected to Henry Ford Museum).  This event will take place in the Anderson Theatre which is between the IMAX entrance and the Clock Tower Entrance of Henry Ford Museum.

Parking - Parking is free for this event.  A $5 parking fee will be charged to non-members who purchase tickets to Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village or the Ford Rouge Factory Tour.

For Questions:  please contact our call center, open daily 9 AM – 5 PM, at 313.982.6001.  Or visit us online at www.thehenryford.org

Have questions about Educator Open House? Contact The Henry Ford

When & Where

The Henry Ford
20900 Oakwood Blvd
Dearborn, MI 48124

Saturday, October 6, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

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The Henry Ford

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.

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