GROUP TOURS

Advanced Reservations Required! Please Call 1.866.315.7678

***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.***

Bus Touring Groups Welcome!

Bring your friends, co-workers or club members and witness a rich history of mid-century, organic architecture.

  • Monday through Saturday
  • February through December

Home and Studio Group Tour Pricing

  • The cost for a group of 15-60 or more is $10.00 per person.
  • If your group decreases to under 15 people, it will become a private tour, the cost will be $250.00 (finishing during business hours) or $300.00 (finishing after business hours).
  • To hold a spot we would need an approximate head count and a credit card upon scheduling the tour.  Actual payment may be made on day of tour by check or by permission to charge the card you use to hold.

Home and Studio Group Tour Policies and Procedures

  • Length of tour is approximately a 1.5 to 2 hours.
  • Tour parking is behind the old Post Street School.
  • Bus groups must stop your bus outside of the gates and wait for tour guides to walk out and give directions for unloading.  Pick up is on the outside of gates as well. Please instruct your bus driver to not take the bus beyond the gates.
  • Bus groups only: 1 Tour Director and 1 Bus Driver is comped. If the Bus Driver joins the tour they may not leave the group early to retrieve the bus.  They may leave once their group returns to the reception area.
  • Please notify us both, 30 days prior and 1 week prior to tour date of guest count, allowing us to schedule an adequate number of docents for your group.
  • If cancellation becomes necessary, 30 day notice is required via email at info@abdow.org or 989.839.2744
  • To insure the safety of the artwork, all purses (including small cross bodies), handbags and other personal belongings will be stored in a locked cabinet during the tour.
  • 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.
  • Certified Service Animals are welcome.  Pets are not allowed.
  • Children must be 8 years old to attend tour. Children 7 years and under not permitted on tour.
  • Public Restrooms are available on site.
  • Tours end in our gift shop please allow time for those wanting to shop.
  • Feel free to include a link to our website abdow.org on your promotional campaigns.  Your guests can learn about Mr. Dow and his work under the history page or in the BLOG section.
  • Attached is an image of or the Alden B. Dow Home and Studio that may be used in your marketing campaigns.
  • Visit https://www.abdow.org/tours/while-in-midland/ to find links to other venues in the Midland area.

Group Tours

Reservations Required by calling 1.866.315.7678
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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.
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