Henry Ford Museum

14th April 1865:  The assassination of Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865) the 16th President of the United States of America who was shot by John Wilkes Booth. To the right of Lincoln are his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, Major Rathburn and Miss Harris.  Original Publication: From a lithograph by Kellogg.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Lincoln Chair To Be Pulled From Case, Displayed For 150th Anniversary

It’s part of the museum’s observance of the assassination’s sesquicentennial on April 15 — a day of free admission.

CBS Detroit–04/06/2015

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Best Playgrounds For A Playdate In Detroit

Playgrounds are filled with wonder and adventure for all ages, making them the perfect spot for a playdate.

04/03/2015

Side view of 1931 Bugatti Type 41 Royale (Credit: Henry Ford Museum/KMS Photography)

Henry Ford Museum Offers Close-Up Look Under Hoods Of Iconic Cars

For the first time in five years, more than 40 vehicles in the “Driving America” exhibit will have their hoods open.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2015

Innovation Nation Mo Rocca

Discover Detroit-style Inspiration With Host Mo Rocca On ‘Innovation Nation’

CBS 62’s Eye on Detroit team spent some time with the Mo Rocca and the Innovation Nation crew recently to find out what makes the show and its host tick.

12/16/2014

A US WWII veteran stands in front of US flags during a US-German D-Day commemoration ceremony in honour of airborne soldiers on June 5, 2014 in Picauville, northern France. The D-Day ceremonies on June 6 this year mark the 70th anniversary since the launch of the vast military operation by Allied forces in Normandy, which turned the tide of World War II, eventually leading to the liberation of occupied France and the end of the war against Nazi Germany. (AFP PHOTO / JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD)

Metro Detroit Veterans Share Their D-Day Memories

A handful of World War II veterans commemorated the 70th anniversary in Dearborn at a screening of “D-Day” in 3D.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2014

A member of the Garden City High School MI-86 Air Force JROTC. (WWJ/ Pat Sweeting)

Museum Exhibit Highlights Artifacts Surrounding JFK’s Assassination

They came by the hundreds to Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn — filing past the Presidential limousine in which President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/22/2013

Former Secret Service Agent Clint Hill gave a first-hand account of the events that happened the day President Kennedy was assassinated. (Credit: Jon Hewett/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Former Secret Service Agent Gives First-Hand Account Of JFK Assassination

Clint Hill was the man seen in the Zapruder film frantically climbing onto the back of President Kennedy’s limousine as shots rang out in Dallas Nov. 22, 1963.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/20/2013

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The Perfect Long Weekend In Detroit

Looking for the best way spend an extra-long weekend in Metro Detroit? There’s an incredible amount of things to do in Motown.

09/14/2013

Hi, I'm Gon Kirin. You might not want to stand too close when I sneeze. (WWJ photo by Matt Roush.)

Maker Faire Detroit: DIY, Tech, Nerd Heaven

More than 400 makers are gathered in the parking lots of the Henry Ford Museum this weekend for the fourth annual Maker Faire Detroit, a spinout of Make Magazine that celebrates the tinkerer, the do-it-yourselfer, the science geek, and the artist.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2013

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Best Permanent Exhibits In The Detroit Area

Experience great art and culture any time of the year with Detroit’s best permanent exhibits.

07/15/2013

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