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The Henry Ford


Find your breakthrough moment at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation. Step into a world where past innovations fuel the imagination of generations to come. A vibrant exploration of genius in all its forms, Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation allows you to experience the strides of America’s greatest minds while fully immersing yourself in their stories.

History Outside the Box: Explore 120 Patents by Robert Propst, Herman Miller Co.

History Outside the Box at The Henry Ford takes a look at Robert Propst. In 1958 Propst was hired as the head of the Herman Miller Research Corporation and given a single mission: “find[ing] problems outside of the furniture industry and…conceiv[ing] solutions for them.” His120 patented designs, machines, furniture and systems have spread throughout our society and culture in surprising ways. Join us as we dig through The Henry Ford archives to explore his designs. Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation Promenade, free admission, drop in 1:00 – 2:00 PM, Friday, September 6, 2019

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Friday, Sep. 6th


1:00 pm – 2:00 pm


Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation - in the Promenade

20900 Oakwood Blvd. Dearborn MI 48124

Category: Experience