If you need something fun (and FREE) to do with the kids when they are off for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 16th, plan a trip to The Henry Ford. The museum will be open and offering FREE admission to the public.

Explore the permanent With Liberty and Justice for All exhibit at The Henry Ford Museum to learn about the Civil Rights Movement in America and the legacy of Dr. King on Monday, January 16th, then stick around for special programming taking place throughout the day. In addition to the standing museum exhibits, here is the schedule for additional activities for MLK Day.

  • Pop-Up Exhibit | “How Long?”: Revisiting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and His Legacy: New temporary exhibit open all day
  • Lift Every Voice: Creating Bridges to Belonging: Hands-on activities from 10am to 3pm
  • Experiment with History – Make a Button, Take a Stand: Crafting activity from 10am to 4pm
  • Words of Freedom – Excerpts from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: Live performance at 10:30am and 11:30am

Reservations are not required but admission will be limited to capacity. If capacity is met, there may be entry delays or queues. Parking is also free.

The Henry Ford Museum // 20900 Oakwood Boulevard, Dearborn, MI 48124

Photo credit: The Henry For Museum