Alden B. Dow Home and Studio offers tours February through December, Monday through Saturday at 2:00pm and Friday and Saturday at 10:00am.  We are closed on Sundays.


Home and Studio Tourist Policies and Procedures:

  • Reservations Required either through our online calendar or by calling 1.866.315.7678
  • Parking: Tour parking is behind the old Post Street School.
  • Photography:  We allow exterior photography but not interior photography.
  • The Home and Studio has many level changes and is not required to follow ADA guidelines.  It is not wheelchair accessible.
  • We provide a secured closet to lock up purses and handbags, and other personal belongings that we do not allow to travel through the Home and Studio.
  • Please call the Home and Studio at 1.866.315.7678  24 hours in advance for full refund if cancellation becomes necessary.
  • If a tour is filled for a specific date please call the Home and Studio 1.866.315.7678 to discuss alternative tour arrangements with a member of our staff.
  • Length of tour is approximately an hour and a half.
  • Senior Age is 60 years or older.
  • Student Age is 8 years to traditional college age of 23 years old.
  • Children 7 years and under not permitted on tour.
  • Valid College ID required at check-in.

Make your trip to the Alden B. Dow Home and Studio even more memorable by including The Dow Gardens, Midland Center for the Arts or a Loons baseball game. Explore the Great Lakes Region. Sample itineraries are available for both day and over night excursions in Midland, Michigan. DSC_0108 Volunteer Docent Opportunities

Would you enjoy volunteering in a playful and creative environment?  We are looking for a few good men and women to join our volunteer ranks as tour guides.  Hours are flexible – volunteers give 3 tours per month, with one tour on a Saturday.  To learn more about our training, environment and the volunteer requirements, please contact Daria Potts  at  1.866.315.7678 or email