Heritage Park - Midland Meeting Facility
- # of Rooms: 1
- Total Sqft.: 1,690
- Largest Room: 1,690
Travel through time and explore the history of Midland County at Heritage Park – a unique combination of state-of-the-art archival and multi-purpose facilities in a pleasant campus setting, close to downtown Midland and located less than a mile from Midland Center for the Arts.
Heritage Park encompasses these facilities, all within walking distance of each other:
HERBERT D. DOAN MIDLAND COUNTY HISTORY CENTER
This is the “gateway” to Heritage Park and home to the Dorothy Dow Arbury Midland County History Gallery, a colorful, dynamic space which offers hands-on interactive exhibits. The building also houses a research library and museum store, as well as an exhibition gallery with displays changing throughout the year.
HERBERT H. DOW HISTORICAL MUSEUM Multi-media exhibits and innovative audio and video displays provide a fascinating look at the birth of Midland’s largest business and the evolution of the chemical and pharmaceutical industries.
BRADLEY HOME MUSEUM AND CARRIAGE HOUSE
Experience authentic Victorian Gothic architecture at these two beautifully restored buildings. The 1874 Bradley Home is a hands-on historic house museum where you can enjoy a glimpse of the everyday life of an early Midland family. The Carriage House features an amazing collection of horse-drawn carriages and sleighs, and is home to mid-Michigan’s largest functioning blacksmith’s shop.
The Carriage House features a collection of horse-drawn carriages and sleighs, and is home to mid-Michigan’s largest functioning blacksmith’s shop, where volunteer smiths turn red-hot iron into beautiful works of art.
Herbert D. Doan Midland County History Center
Sunday - Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday- Saturday: 11 am to 4 pm
Bradley Home tour hours: 11 am, 1 pm & 3 pm
Research Library Public Hours: Thursday 1-4 pm, or by appointment
CLOSED on major holidays and the week of July 4th.
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