A walk through Greenfield Village at Henry Ford allows you to see important buildings from American History and to learn about inventions, industrial advances, farming, literary figures and more. Each building that you enter has expert craftsmen and docents who share stories about the historical significance of the site, who the building is associated with and a little bit about their craft.
Things to Do
- Ride in the historic vehicles as you travel through the village. A model T, model AA car down, a horse drawn shuttle carriage, and even a train are available to assist you with your transportation needs. This fun treat will definitely add to the historical experience of the day.
- Explore the historic buildings and learn about various inventions, innovations and industrial advances throughout history.
- Dine at one of the four taverns and cottages throughout the village for a quaint and memorable dining experience. Much of the food that is prepared comes from the working farms on site.
- Take a whimsical ride on the Herschell-Spillman Carousel
Greenfield Village Insider Tips
- Wear comfortable shoes. The Village is quite extensive and you will want to have comfortable feet with all of that walking.
- There are period carriages and other vehicles available if you do not wish to walk the whole way through.
- Save time for shopping at the Greenfield Village Store and the Liberty Craft works Store. There are many American made gems to be discovered there.