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2020 Flood Relief Update

Midland Center for the Arts facilities staff was able to make initial entry of the Doan History Center and Heritage Park to assess the flood damage after the catastrophic flood waters caused by the breakage of the Edenville Dam, and the failure of the Sanford Lake Dam receded. Read the official statement and update at the button here.

Two Unique Museum Experiences in Midland

We are unique among arts centers, encouraging participation in as well as appreciation for art, music, science and history. Our museums showcase this philosophy. All ages can have fun exploring hands-on science and art exhibits at the Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art or learn about Midland County history at Heritage Park.

Science & Art

  • Continuously changing national touring exhibitions
  • Smithsonian Spark!Lab – an interactive invention and innovation space
  • Hands-on exhibits to explore
  • Art Studio classes
  • Science Stage shows
  • STEM and art activities for all ages


  • History Exhibits at the Midland County Historical Society Doan Center
  • Historic 19th Century Bradley Home Tours
  • The Story of Herbert H. Dow and His impact on Midland
  • Home of Mid-Michigan's Largest Blacksmith Shop
Chicago Field Museum
The Henry Ford
Air Zoo

Explore Museums Wherever You Visit

By having a Museum Membership you gain access to FREE or discounted admission to hundreds of Science Centers and History Museums all around the world. Be a member with us in Midland and experience benefits wherever you travel! 

Birthday Parties

Fun customizable packages for every birthday child. Leave the party planning and clean-up to us.

Museum Membership

Make the most of your museum visits. Get unlimited museum admission for a year, discounts and other exclusive perks.

Classes & Camps

Members bring their kids year-after-year to our classes and camps. We love seeing them grow!