Visitors are now welcome at the Gerald R. Ford Museum in Grand Rapids. The Museum Store is open. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online at Visit the Museum.
Tickets are NOT required during ArtPrize Sept 15 - Oct 2. Ticketing is not active during that time.
Hours of operation are Monday – Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM, Sunday Noon – 5 PM.
For school visit information email:Fieldtrip.  For adult tour information email: Group Visits. Check our calendar for all upcoming programs and events.

  The research room at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library is now open to researchers by appointment only on Monday through Friday from 8:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. To schedule an appointment, please send an email to ford.library@nara.gov. For additional information about scheduling and planning a research visit, please refer to Reopening of the Ford Library Research Room.
The Library's exhibit spaces are now open to the public, Monday through Friday, from 8:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. For additional information about planning a visit, please refer to Reopening of the Ford Library Lobby and Exhibit Spaces.
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Welcome to the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library & Museum Website

Museum - Exhibits and Events

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Tour the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum's Permanent Exhibit

Current Online Exhibit - NEW!

President Ford campaigning

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.

Current Temporary Exhibit

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ArtPrize

On display until October 2, 2022

Upcoming Events at the Museum


Date Time Event
October 1, 2022 2 PM

Create Art in Your Community – Poetry
with poet William Davis

October 11, 2022 12 PM - VIRTUAL

Russia: Revolution and Civil War
with Sir Antony Beevor

October 12, 2022 7 PM

Watergate Girl
with Jill Wine-Banks

October 13, 2022 7 PM

Hostages No More
with Betsy DeVos

October 27, 2022 7 PM

Fulfilling the Dream: My Path to Leadership and Finding Purpose Through Serving Others
with Wayman Britt

November 6, 2022 2 PM

Author Talk
with Kelly J. Baptist

November 9, 2022 7 PM

Connected Soldiers: Life, Leadership and Social Connections in Modern War
with John Spencer

December 4, 2022 2 PM

Holiday Story Time

December 11, 2022 2 PM

Holiday Story Time

Library - Exhibits and Events

Google Streetview: Explore the Library

Temporary Exhibit

Ford and football team Gerald Ford: A Sporting Life

Now on display

Upcoming Events at the Library


Date Time Event
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