The Museum and the Museum Store are open. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online at Visit the Museum.
Hours of operation are Monday – Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM, Sunday Noon – 5 PM.
The Museum Store is currently CLOSED on Sundays and Mondays. You MUST purchase admission tickets online on those days. No tickets will be available at the door.
1976 Presidential Election provides information on the 1976 presidential election, focusing on the 1976 Republican primary race. It highlights the holdings of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum. These resources include documents found in the records of the President Ford Committee (which managed the President's election activity), the textual collections of key individuals, and media resources.
The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Express
Celebrate the holiday season with a train display that includes many nods to Gerald R. Ford’s life in Grand Rapids, including South High School, Bill’s Place Diner, and the Quonset Hut used in his congressional campaign. New in 2022 is a replica of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum.
Opens November 19, 2022
The Watergate break-in on June 17, 1972, forever changed politics, the media, and Americans’ views of the Presidency. This exhibit explores the events of Watergate using a range of artifacts, including courtroom sketches and one of President Nixon’s tape recorders.
October 2022 - October 2024
|December 4, 2022
||2 PM||Holiday Story Time|
|December 7, 2022||7 PM||Becoming FDR |
with Jonathan Darman
|December 11, 2022||2 PM||Holiday Story Time|
|December 13, 2022||7 PM||Watergate: When the Seventies Really Began|
with H.W. Brands
The Remarkable Lives and Times of Gerald and Betty Ford
Now on display
Gerald R. Ford in the U.S. Navy