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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Grand Rapids, MI
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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

permanent gallery photo

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

Former Breton village Mall train

The Former Breton Village Train

December 1 - January, 2020

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum is excited to host the train formerly shown Breton Village Mall again this holiday season. The train was acquired last year. This year we've added to the train and modified it to fit in our feature exhibit space. Members of the Grand River Valley Railroad Club operate the train while it is on display.

Upcoming Events at the Museum

Date Time Event
Jan. 29 7:00 PM INSIDE CAMP DAVID: The Private World of the Presidential Retreat
Michael Giorgione
The Continual Struggle: The American Freedom Movement and the Seeds of Social Change
with Artist Brian Washington
Feb. 27 7:00 PM With this Faith: Black Freedom Struggles and Democratic Faith
Dr. Randal Jelks


Library - Exhibits and Events

Google Streetview: Explore the Library

Temporary Exhibit

Ford and Kennerly Extraordianry Circumstances

Opens December 17, 2019

Upcoming Events at the Library

Date Time Event
March 31 7:00 PM Presidential Power: How Much Power Does the President Really Have?
Roger B. Porter