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Herbert D. Doan Midland County History Center
Herbert H. Dow Historical Museum
1874 Bradley Home
Whitman Room
Carriage House Hall

Midland County Historical Society

1801 West St. Andrews Street
Midland, MI 48640
(989) 631-5930
  • 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.

  • Facility Info
    Meeting Rooms
    • Floorplan File Floorplan File
    • Largest Room 1752
    • Total Sq. Ft. 4696
    • Reception Capacity 150
    • Theatre Capacity 130
    • Banquet Capacity 110
    • Number of Rooms 3
    • Classroom Capacity 95
    Carriage House Hall
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1600
    • Width: 50
    • Length: 32
    • Theater Capacity: 130
    • Classroom Capacity: 95
    • Banquet Capacity: 110
    • Reception Capacity: 130
    Atrium - Doan History Center
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1752
    • Width: 73
    • Length: 24
    • Theater Capacity: 120
    • Classroom Capacity: 72
    • Banquet Capacity: 100
    • Reception Capacity: 150
    Whitman Room
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1344
    • Width: 48
    • Length: 28
    • Theater Capacity: 110
    • Classroom Capacity: 72
    • Banquet Capacity: 80
    • Reception Capacity: 110
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