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

Museum - Exhibits and Events

Permanent Exhibit

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

Temporary Exhibit

Bety Ford

In Step with Betty Ford: In Celebration of Her Centennial

Opens April 10, 2018

Grand Rapids' Central High graduate, student of dance, New York model, proud mother, and Congressman's wife. First Lady Betty Ford spoke openly about personal and political issues near and dear to her heart; her courage endeared her to the American people as she found herself in step with the times.

Upcoming Events at the Museum

Date Time Event
June 7 7:00 PM

Donald Rumsfeld
When the Center Held: Gerald Ford and the Rescue of the American Presidency

June 12 7:00 PM

His Excellency Kare Aas,
Ambassador of Norway to the United States
Kadri Liik,
Senior Policy Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations
Richard Fontaine,
President - Center for a New American Security (CNAS)
A World In Disarray: Prospects and Challenges for Transatlantic Cooperation

September 13 7:00 PM Lisa McCubbin
Betty Ford: First Lady, Women's Advocate, Survior, Trailblazer

Library - Exhibits and Events

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