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.
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.

Upcoming Temporary Exhibit

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Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition

On display until September 11, 2022

Upcoming Events at the Museum


Date Time

Event

   

WATERGATE - 50 Years Later
2 DAY EVENT

June 16, 2022  

3-5:20 p.m. 
Showing of All the President’s Men

7 p.m. 
The Ironies of Watergate and Three Presidencies: Nixon, Ford, and Carter — and Beyond

with Tevi Troy

June 17, 2022  

6 p.m. 
When Watergate Changed the World
with Garrett Graff 

7 p.m.
 
The Crisis That Started It All: Watergate
with Richard Norton Smith and Brian Lamb

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
    Check back for updates!