The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum is closed to the public until further notice. Due to local COVID conditions, the National Archives and Records Administration has announced the closure of the Ford Presidential Museum. Please check back here or visit archives.gov/coronavirus for updates.
  Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in Washtenaw County, Michigan, the National Archives and Records Administration has closed the research room and public exhibit spaces at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library in Ann Arbor beginning Monday, August 30, 2021 until further notice. We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience. Staff are continuing to respond to email inquiries sent to ford.library@nara.gov.
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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

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Permanent Exhibit

Tour the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum

Click the link above to step inside the Ford Museum and take a virtual tour with the Museum's Curator Don Holloway.  Walk through the Core Exhibits, learn about Gerald R. Ford’s childhood and early years in Grand Rapids.  Continue the tour as Mr. Holloway explains how Ford’s time as a student at the University of Michigan helped shape the man who becomes a Congressman, Vice President and eventually, President. The tour concludes with the final gallery honoring the funeral services of both President and Mrs. Ford.

Bonus tours include an inside look at the Cabinet Room and Oval Office displays. 

Temporary Exhibit

Check back for details.

Upcoming Events at the Museum





The Surprising Thing about Gerald R. Ford
Richard Norton Smith

Thursday, September 16, 2021
7 PM EDT
Virtual Event

Past, Present, Future: The Twists and Turns of the Equal Rights Amendment and the Quest to put Equality in the Constitution

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
7 PM EDT
Virtual Event

Library - Exhibits and Events

Google Streetview: Explore the Library

Temporary Exhibit

Ford and Kennerly Extraordinary Circumstances

Opens December 17, 2019

Upcoming Events at the Library


Date Time Event
September 16, 2021 7:00 PM EDT The Surprising Thing about Gerald R. Ford
Richard Norton Smith
VIRTUAL EVENT

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
7:00 PM EDT Past, Present, Future: The Twists and Turns of the Equal Rights Amendment and the Quest to put Equality in the Constitution
VIRTUAL EVENT