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The Henry Ford IMAX Educator Open House; feat. Flight of the Butterflies 3D

The Henry Ford

Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM (EST)

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Join us for an Educator Open House at The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre!
Receive FREE admission to preview our current educational films in the IMAX Theatre. Educators can see our new film, Flight of the Butterflies 3D featuring the remarkable Monarch butterfly migration and the determined scientist who spent 40 years trying to discover exactly where the butterflies mysteriously disappeared when they flew south for winter. In addition, our current films Rocky Mountain Express and Space Junk 3D will be available- and free- for educators who register. Additional tickets for guests can be purchased onsite (members of The Henry Ford receive 15% off all IMAX tickets.)

Our Current Educational, Documentary-style films
(click on each film to learn more and connect to free educator guides)

Attend any film to be eligible to win a beautiful, monarch butterfly designed suitcase courtesy of SK Films! (Must be a certified K-12 teacher with a classroom to win.)

Open House Show Schedule: Saturday, March 2, 2013
You may choose to attend any of the films at the below times. Please register for the event (no need to register for a specific show). Please plan to arrive at least 20 minutes prior to the show-time so you have time to check in. Each show is approximately 45 minutes. There will be a brief introduction prior to each show.

10:00 AM Space Junk 3D
11:05 AM Butterflies 3D
12:10 PM Rocky Mountain Express
1:15 PM Butterflies 3D
2:20 PM Space Junk 3D
3:25 PM Butterflies 3D
4:30 PM Rocky Mountain Express
5:35 PM Butterflies 3D

To check-in, head to the IMAX Lobby at least 20 minutes prior to the film of your choice
(9:30am-5:15pm; first film begins at 10:00AM, last film begins at 5:35PM)
  • All participants must check in at the registration desk in the IMAX lobby.
  • Teachers and youth service providers must provide credentials (certification, school ID, work ID, membership card or other paperwork)  
For more information, please contact our Call Center at 313.982.6001 or Erin Milbeck Wilcox, Education Specialist, at 313.982.6100, ext. 2508.

**Please note that the IMAX Educator Open House event is exclusively for current classroom teachers and current youth service providers ONLY. Educators may view any film they choose at any time within the above schedule, each film is free and educators may choose more than one if they wish. Guests / family members of educators will be required to purchase tickets for each person and each individual film.

The Henry Ford is located in Dearborn, Michigan on the corner of Village Road and Oakwood Boulevard, just west of the Southfield Freeway (M-39) and south of Michigan Avenue (US-12).
The Henry Ford
20900 Oakwood Blvd.
Dearborn, MI 48124-5029
From the East or West via I-94:
Take I-94 to the Oakwood Boulevard exit; go north on Oakwood. The Henry Ford is 2.5 miles from the exit on the corner of Village Road and Oakwood Boulevard.
From the South via I-75:
Exit to northbound Southfield Freeway (M-39); drive 4.1 miles to Oakwood Boulevard (Exit 4). Left on Oakwood and drive 1.8 miles.
From the North via Southfield Road (or I-96):
Take Southfield Freeway (M-39) south 4.5 miles past I-96 and exit at Michigan avenue (Exit 6). Continue on the Southfield service drive (veer left) for .5 mile. At the first stoplight, turn right onto Village Road (through the iron gates) and drive .75 mile.
Metro Detroit often has major construction projects. Please check the following sites for the latest on construction areas and road closures.
Michigan Department of Transportation
AAA Traffic & Construction Report
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The Henry Ford IMAX
20900 Oakwood Blvd
Dearborn, MI 48124

Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM (EST)

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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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