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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 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
April 10 5:00 PM In Step with Betty Ford: A Celebration of Her Centennial
Exhibit Opening and Ribbon Cutting
May 2

6:30 PM

Ford After Five:
Big Band Night featuring the Northview High School Jazz Band
May 15 7:00 PM Scott Kaufman
Ambition, Pragmatism and Party: A Political Biography of Gerald Ford

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
April 26 7:00 pm Dr. Jill Abraham Hummer
First Ladies and American Women: In Politics and at Home
May 16 7:00 pm Scott Kaufman
Ambition, Pragmatism and Party: A Political Biography of Gerald Ford
September 12 7:00 pm Lisa McCubbin
Betty Ford: First Lady, Women's Advocate, Survivor, Trailblazer