Holiday Tours December 2023

Holiday Tours December 2023

Alden and Vada Dow made Christmas a joyous and playful, family celebration.

This December experience the beauty and fun of their zooming scale trains, playful mechanical toys, shimmering Christmas tree decorations, joyous holiday music and the warm and inviting atmosphere they created for family, friends and holiday guests.

Begin your fun by reserving a tour on our website at or by calling 989-839-2744.

Available Monday – Saturday at 2pm, with additional
11am tours on Friday and Saturday.


2023- Pricing
Adults – $20.00
Seniors – $18.00 (adults 60 and over)
Students – $8.00 (8 years old through traditional college age of 23)
No Children under 8 years old permitted. No Exceptions!





1.5 Hours



Upon opening the front door to this unconventional world, you begin to wonder “how” and “why” and at once you are filled with possibilities. From a low and sheltered entry, the reception area soars… natural light, spring green and crab-apple pink bathe the space and quizzically makes it way down to his Floating Conference Room…situated eighteen inches below the pond. All this and you’ve only walked in.


Policies and Procedure:

• The individual who make the reservation is asked to review the Alden B. Dow Home and Policies and Procedures with all the guests in their party. By checking the box, that individual guarantees they have reviewed the policies and each person in their party has agreed to them.
• Guests are encouraged to leave personal items such as coats, backpacks and purses in their vehicles as they are not allowed to carry them on tour. Please utilize pockets to carry personal items and cash or credit cards for additional purchases.
• You must already be registered for a tour.
• We ask that guests arrive no more than 15 minutes before the start time of their tour.
• The Home and Studio is integrating educational programming back into our schedule. There is a possibility that a program may be running simultaneously with tour times and students will be in the building.
If you have questions or concerns please call us. 989.839.2744

Home and Studio Tourist Policies and Procedures:

• Children must be 8 years old to attend tour. No exceptions.
• Student Age pricing is 8 years to traditional college age of 23 years old.
• Parking: Tour parking is behind the Post Street School.
• Photography: We allow exterior photography only. NO INTERIOR PHOTOGRAPHY PLEASE.
• As a National Historic Landmark, the Alden B. Dow Home and Studio not required to follow ADA guidelines. It is not wheelchair accessible.
• We provide a secured closet to lock up purses, backpacks and other personal belongings that are not allowed to travel through the Home and Studio.
• Length of tour is approximately an hour to an hour and thirty minutes.
• Valid College ID required at check-in.
• Senior Age pricing is 60 years or older.
• 24 hour cancellation notice required for full refund or rebooking.

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