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Titanic Memorial Service
April 15, 2012 (8:30am - 9:00am)
The doors to Henry Ford Museum will open at 8:15 a.m. on Sunday, April 15, for a memorial service dedicated to the more than 1,500 lives that were lost in the Titanic disaster.

The service, on the centennial of the ship's sinking, will take place in the center plaza of Henry Ford Museum and will begin at 8:30 a.m. The service will be led by the Rev. Kirk Haas, Senior Pastor of Peace Garden Universal Life Church. The service will conclude just before 9:00 a.m. at which time attendees will be asked to exit the museum floor in order to prepare for the museum's opening at 9:30 a.m. The IMAX lobby and museum promenade will remain open for those planning to visit the museum when it opens.
 

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The 8:30 a.m. service is free. Members and staff, along with their guests, are welcome to attend.

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Titanic Remembered – A 100th Anniversary Tribute Event
April 14, 2012, 7pm
Henry Ford Museum
On April 14, 1912, Titanic, the world’s largest ship, collided with an iceberg and sank in the early morning hours of April 15, claiming more than 1,500 lives. One hundred years later, the story of the fate of this ship, its crew and its passengers still touches and fascinates people all over the world. The Henry Ford invites you to spend a special evening commemorating this event, 100 years to the day, in the inspiring setting of Henry Ford Museum.
This event is SOLD OUT.
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Titanic Tuesdays Speaker and Author Lecture Series
April 10, May 8, June 12, July 10, August 14, September 11, 2012 (Lectures begin at 7pm)

Henry Ford Museum
Henry Ford Museum stays open until 9 p.m. for an after-hours opportunity to see Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition and take a deeper dive into Titanic. Get the stories behind the story through a wonderfully diverse range of talks featuring historians, authors and film directors.
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TITANICA
Opens March 31, 2012
The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre

TITANICA will take audiences on a captivating journey through a nonfiction docudrama, combining spectacular life-size images of the shattered remains of RMS Titanic from the ocean floor with recollections of Titanic survivor Eva Hart and archival photographs of the ship from her construction, launch and sea trials.
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James Cameron's Titanic: An IMAX 3D Experience
Opens April 4, 2012

The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre
In conjunction with The Henry Ford’s hosting of TITANIC: The Artifact Exhibition, and in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Titanic, Paramount Pictures is releasing James Cameron's 1997 Oscar® winning film “TITANIC” on April 4, 2012.
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directions/maps
The Henry Ford is located in Dearborn, Michigan on the corner of Village Road and Oakwood Boulevard, just west of the Southfield Freeway (M-39) and south of Michigan Avenue (US-12).
The Henry Ford
20900 Oakwood Blvd.
Dearborn, MI 48124-5029
From the East or West via I-94:
Take I-94 to the Oakwood Boulevard exit; go north on Oakwood. The Henry Ford is 2.5 miles from the exit on the corner of Village Road and Oakwood Boulevard.
From the South via I-75:
Exit to northbound Southfield Freeway (M-39); drive 4.1 miles to Oakwood Boulevard (Exit 4). Left on Oakwood and drive 1.8 miles.
From the North via Southfield Road (or I-96):
Take Southfield Freeway (M-39) south 4.5 miles past I-96 and exit at Michigan avenue (Exit 6). Continue on the Southfield service drive (veer left) for .5 mile. At the first stoplight, turn right onto Village Road (through the iron gates) and drive .75 mile.
Metro Detroit often has major construction projects. Please check the following sites for the latest on construction areas and road closures.
Michigan Department of Transportation
AAA Traffic & Construction Report