3417 West Main Street, Midland, MI
Heritage Park is open only during “Hands-On History” events.
The Doan History Center is open Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5 pm. Closed Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays. Admission to the Dorothy Dow Arbury Gallery is free. Our Civil War Legacy: Midland’s Past Marches Forward exhibition on display through June 1, 2015. Free admission.
The MCHS Research Library is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 1 – 4 pm. Also open by appointment. Contact Gary Skory.
School groups, please contact our Education Department.
Herbert D. Doan Midland County History Center
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.
Herbert H. Dow Historical Museum
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.
1874 Bradley Home
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’s shop. The Bradley Home is open during “Hands-On History” weekends.