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. 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 email@example.com.
Designated a National Historic Landmark in 1989, the Alden B Dow Home and Studio continues to engage the imagination and elicits emotional responses in all who experience this powerful statement of Mid-Twentieth Century Modern architecture. Planted into an encompassing pond, the Home and Studio is alive with reflective light, soaring roof lines, diverging angles, brilliant color and the perfect balance of enticement and tranquility. It truly is an “oasis of architecture and inspiration.” Schedule your visit for architectural tours, educational programs, Michigan history and much more.
Mon – Sat at 2 PM & Fri – Sat 10 AM Reservations Required either book online or by calling 1.866.315.7678
The Home and Studio phone lines are down. If you need to contact us please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will return messages as soon as we can.
Due to the extension of "Stay in Place" posed by COVID-19, we are cancelling and refunding all tours and events at the Home and Studio until June 12th.