SOURCE: The Henry Ford

November 12, 2008 11:23 ET

Celebrate a Unique Tradition With Holidays in Henry Ford Museum

Festivities Include Storytelling, Hands-On Crafts and Visits From Santa Claus, November 28 Through January 4

DEARBORN, MI--(Marketwire - November 12, 2008) - As the air becomes crisp and the snow begins to fall, head inside for a one-of-a-kind holiday tradition with Holidays in Henry Ford Museum, November 28 through January 4. This holiday celebration keeps visitors fully entertained with holiday-themed activities including storytelling, crafts and of course, a visit from Santa Claus. The holiday festivities, presented by DFCU Financial, are free with membership or admission to Henry Ford Museum. Admission is $14 adults, $13 seniors and $10 youths, while members and children four and under are free. For more information please call (313) 982-6001 or visit www.thehenryford.org.

Activities and programs for Holidays in Henry Ford Museum include:

--  Our 25-foot Christmas tree is an amazing backdrop for a photo with
    family or friends. Decorated with hundreds of ornaments representing
    America's traditions and innovations, one picture may not be enough.
--  Santa Claus is here! Finally tell Santa what you want for the
    holidays, through December 24 only (Mon.-Thurs 11a-4p, Fri.-Sun. 11a-5p).
--  See one of the largest, most unique vintage model train displays with
    seven trains chugging away on seven different tracks, 40 gingerbread
    buildings including some models of buildings in Greenfield Village. Try
    your hand as an engineer by working the railroad on a G-gauge model train
    layout.
--  Back by popular demand, "The Polar Express 3D" rolls into our IMAX
    Theatre this holiday season for a limited time. Experience this annual
    favorite at The Henry Ford's IMAX Theatre, the largest IMAX screen in
    Michigan.
--  Children can create post-WWII era replicas of chenille candy canes,
    chenille elf ornaments, a Santa mobile, color holiday bags and a holiday
    coloring sheet as their own holiday keepsakes their parents will cherish
    forever. Remember to take them home afterwards!
--  Listen to daily readings from your favorite holiday stories told by
    master storytellers.
--  Visit Henry Ford Museum's latest exhibit, "Out of this World:
    Extraordinary Costumes from Film and Television," featuring more than 40
    costumes and related memorabilia from blockbuster films and popular
    television programs.
    

The Henry Ford, located in Dearborn, Michigan, was founded in 1929 by automotive pioneer Henry Ford. This history destination includes Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre, The Benson Ford Research Center and The Ford Rouge Factory Tour. The Henry Ford, America's Greatest History Attraction, is the history destination that brings the American experience to life. For more information please visit our website www.thehenryford.org.

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