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Midland's Cultural Campus

When visiting, save time in your schedule for these unique experiences within walking distance of the Midland Center of the Arts. It's a one-of-a-kind experience exploring nature, gardening, science, architecture and art. Your day will be unique! 

Alden B. Dow Home & Studio

315 Post Street

This National Historic Landmark was designed by architect Alden B. Dow in 1934, and is now preserved for architectural study, education programming and to share with the public. Scheduled hours and group tours are available.

Whiting Forest of Dow Gardens

2203 Eastman Ave.
adjacent to Midland Center for the Arts

Explore the longest canopy walk in the nation and 54-acres of forest trails, ponds and apple orchard. Canopy Walk is also accessible, granting visitors of all abilities access to three overlook platforms. Features playground with accessible water feature, picnic tables and other attractions.

Dow Gardens

1809 Eastman Avenue
adjacent to Midland Center for the Arts

The Center is adjacent to Dow Gardens, an award-winning 110-acre botanical garden, historic estate, and record-breaking forest canopy walk. 

Additional Midland Attractions

Chippewa Nature Center

400 S. Badour Road

Just 10 minutes away and open to the public year-round, Chippewa Nature Center offers free admission, and includes more than 1,200 acres of wilderness with 15 miles of trails, a Homestead Farm, Sugarhouse and Schoolhouse as well as a Visitor Center with exhibits, a Wildlife Viewing Area and River Overlook.

Dow Diamond

825 East Main Street

“Play ball!” at the home of the Great Lakes Loons, a Single-A partner of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Opened in 2007, the stadium has a capacity of 5,400.

Downtown Midland

Downtown Midland

Just a few minutes away from Midland Center for the Arts is a diverse mix of quaint shops, interesting restaurants, bustling businesses, bars and more! Don’t miss walking over our infamous “Tridge” too. There’s something for everyone – from outdoor enthusiasts to to families to art lovers – plus exciting community events throughout the year.

Go Great Lakes Bay

Visit the Great Lakes Bay Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau to learn more about fun things to do in Midland and the Great Lakes Bay Region. Find local hotels and area restaurants here too.