If you want to visit the Alden B. Dow Home & Studio Archives to conduct research, we are happy to help you plan your visit. The archives is located in the original children’s Playroom of the Alden B. Dow Residence. In the Archives, we have thousands of files and documents that you can review.

Schedule Your Research Appointment

To help us assist you with your research, please email us about your research request needs with possible dates and times. You can also call us at 989.839.7446 or 866.315.7678 to discuss and set-up your research appointment.

Need directions for your visit? Use our online map and directions.

Hours and Appointments

Open by appointment during our regular business hours, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. please call our staff at 989.839.7446 or 866.315.7678.

Rules & Regulations

Please read and review our “Rules & Regulations” document prior to your visit.

Reading Room Rules and Regulations 

Research Services

If you need extensive research conducted by the staff of the Alden B. Dow Archives, a research fee of $25.00 per hour will be charged. The minimum charge is one hour. If research charges apply, an estimate will be given in advance.

To schedule an appointment to access items in the archives, email or call 989-839-2744

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October 27th "After Alden" Lecture and Book Signing, by Marty Merritt | FREE | 1-3pm | United Church of Christ 4100 Chestnut Hill Drive, Midland, MI 48642 Public Tours at The Home and Studio **The blocks are closed for the season as we begin working on a major restoration project on the trellis. We will not be going out on the blocks during public tours until the project is complete.