Midland County Historical Society

  • 1801 West St. Andrews Street
  • Midland, MI 48640
  • (989) 631-5930 x1300
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Heritage Park is open the 3rd Friday of every month from 11 am to 2 pm, and during “Hands-On History” events.

The Doan History Center is open Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5 pm.
Open 9 am – 2 pm most Saturdays Labor Day through April. Call ahead to confirm 989-631-5930 x 1600. No Saturday hours May through Labor Day.
Closed Sundays and Holidays.

Admission to the Dorothy Dow Arbury Gallery is free.

The MCHS Research Library is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 1 – 4 pm. Also open by appointment. Contact Gary Skory.

The Herbert D. Doan Midland County History Center is the gateway to Heritage Park. It houses a permanent hands-on gallery of interactive exhibits of Midland County history, from the beginning to today; a gallery of featured exhibitions; a research library for local and general history; and an archival collection of Midland County artifacts.

The Herbert H. Dow Historical Museum has multi-media exhibits that provide a fascinating look at the birth of Midland’s largest business and the evolution of the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. The Museum is open during “Hands-On History” weekends.

The 1874 Bradley Home is a beautifully restored hands-on historic house museum where visitors enjoy a glimpse of the everyday life of an early Midland Family. The adjacent Carriage House features a collection of horse-drawn carriages and sleighs, and is home to mid-Michigan’s largest functioning blacksmith shop. The Bradley Home is open during “Hands-On History” weekends.

Midland County Historical Society Meeting Facility

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