Due to weather conditions the Ford Museum in Grand Rapids will open at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, February 6, 2019.
  Due to weather conditions the Ford Library in Ann Arbor will open at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, February 6, 2019.
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Museum

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Grand Rapids, MI
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Library

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Ann Arbor, MI Closed Today at 2 pm

Welcome to the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library & Museum Website

Museum - Exhibits and Events

Permanent Exhibit

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Google Streetview: Explore the Museum

The Museum's new galleries are open and feature hands-on, interactive, video, and audio displays that make visitors "participants" in history.

Temporary Exhibit

Extraordinary Circumstances

Extraordinary Circumstances

Opens March 25, 2019

An exhibition of photography by President Gerald Ford's personal White House photographer, David Hume Kennerly, who personally selected each image, creating what he calls "a close-up portrait of President Ford's humanity."

Upcoming Events at the Museum


Date Time Event
Mar. 25 7:00 PM Opening: Extraordinary Circumstances: The Presidency of Gerald R. Ford
David Hume Kennerly and Susan Ford Bales
April 17 7:00 PM
Total War in the Pacific, 1944-1945, The Decision to Drop the Bomb
James D. Hornfischer

April 29 7:00 PM How To Get Rid of a President: History's Guide to Removing Unpopular, Unable, or Unfit Chief Executives
David Priess

Library - Exhibits and Events

Google Streetview: Explore the Library

Temporary Exhibit

Betty Ford In Step with Betty Ford: In Celebration of Her Centennial

Opens April 10, 2018

Upcoming Events at the Library


Date Time Event
Mar. 20 7:00 PM

The 2020 Election: The Challenges and Changes Facing Political Polling
Peter Hart

April 30 7:00 PM How To Get Rid of a President: History's Guide to Removing Unpopular, Unable, or Unfit Chief Executives
David Priess