3200 Cook Rd., Midland Michigan 48640
Located on Cook Road, this museum chronicles the life of the founder of Dow Chemical Company. The museum is housed in a replica of a gristmill. In a nearby shed Herbert H. Dow conducted his pioneering chemical experiments. Exhibits include Dow's first office, his father's workshop and a 12 minute videotape that features a miniature image of Dow explaining his contributions to chemistry.
Open Wednesday through Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday 1pm-4pm; closed holidays.
Other History nearby:
(Midland) Bradley Home Museum & Carriage House
(Frankenmuth) Frankenmuth Historical Museum
(Midland) Herbert H. Dow Historical Museum
(Bay City) Historical Museum of Bay County
(Saginaw) Historical Society of Saginaw County
(Frankenmuth) Michigan's Own Inc.
05/13 Coming to The Midland area
National Cherry Festival Traverse City MI June29-July6 The Grand Traverse region, known for its world-record tart cherry harvest, bursts with visitors eager to savor the flavor of cherries tucked into everything imaginable.
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Harvest Moon Celebration Farmington MI September27-29 Find yourself in our small town celebrating Michigan's most glorious season during the Harvest Moon Celebration.