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Library

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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

Bety Ford

In Step with Betty Ford: In Celebration of Her Centennial

Opens April 2, 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
February 22 7:00 pm The Golden Age of the Senate
H.W. Brands
March 13 7:00 pm Garrett Graff
Raven Rock: The Story of the U.S. Government’s Secret Plan to Save Itself--While the Rest of Us Die
May 2 TBD Ford After Five:
Big Band Night featuring the Northview High School Jazz Band

Library - Exhibits and Events

Google Streetview: Explore the Library

Temporary Exhibit

Title Panel Ford and Football: From Gridiron to Super Fan
Now through January 2018

Upcoming Events at the Library


Date Time Event
March 14 7:00 pm Garrett Graff
Raven Rock
March 28 7:00 pm

Brian Becker
Ecomomics and the Presidency

April 26 7:00 pm Dr. Jill Abraham Hummer
First Ladies and American Women: In Politics and at Home