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Telling the story of Edsel and Eleanor Ford and their family through their historic home on the shores of Lake St. Clair. We offer tours, programs and special events at this National Historic Landmark. Edsel Ford was the son of Henry Ford, and he...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1100 Lake Shore Rd, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236-4106
All reviews lake st play house premium tour behind the scenes visitor center power house the main house regular tour beautiful mansion child size square feet our tour guide decorated for christmas nice tour pool house rose garden gift shop
This house is stunning. We visited because of Christmastime and that there would be decorations, but the house itself is amazing. We went at dusk and the Christmas lights made the place magical to experience. The grounds are perfection as well. It's a must see...More
Exceptional tour for the money. House is beautiful and our tour guide was quite knowledgeable. As s volunteer docent myself in a museum house in Savannah Georgia I appreciated the docents attention to detail and the interesting Ford family anecdotes she interspersed during the presentation....More
This historical home is a fascinating glimpse into the life of 20th century American aristocracy. The home and grounds are very well preserved, and the tours are very informative and entertaining. The entire estate is beautiful all year round. I recommend visiting in Winter to...More
Everything about the tour is first class. All personnel, from the greeter at the coach house, to the bus driver, docents, gift shop, and the lady at the playhouse were all exceptional.
They provide a warm welcome and provide a highly interesting and informative commentary...More
We decided to take the behind the scenes tour in addition to the regular tour of the house. A beautiful home set on beautiful grounds. They are so fortunate that the furnishings weren't auctioned off when Eleanor Ford passed away. To see the beautifully decorated...More
This is a beautiful home situated in Lake St. Clair. Edsel and Eleanor Ford built and lived in the home until their deaths—Edsel in 1943 and Eleanor in 1976. We did the premium tour which included most of the rooms on the first floor, the...More
This beautiful mansion is situated on the shores of Lake St Clair. The home is filled with original furnishings & family photos. Our guide was very information & we learned a lot about the Ford family. Take the 10am tour as it includes the basement...More
We didn't really know anything about this attraction, but we had a couple of hours to fill and we chose this as an option and were glad that we did.
The house includes beautiful grounds that offer a very nice break from Detroit and environs....More