Cost and Scheduling
Programs are: $1.00 per student per program (unless otherwise noted); teachers,
chaperones and bus drivers are free. Please note: if your group has less than 10 students, a $10 minimum program fee applies.
Payments may be made in advance
or the day of the program. We accept cash, checks (made out to the Bay County Historical Society) or VISA/MasterCard (on the
day of the visit).
To schedule a program: Scheduling a program is easy! You will need:
Possible dates and times of your visit
Number of children and adults
Programs or Activities you
would like to schedule (see program descriptions)
Address, phone number and e-mail
Reservations are required for educational or docent led programs
Corrine at (989) 893-5733 to schedule your program. Please call at least TWO WEEKS in advance of your anticipated
To tour on your own: If you do not wish a
guided program, Museum admission is free. However, due to space constraints, it can be difficult for multiple groups
to maneuver through the Museum at one time. Therefore, if you wish to visit and bring your group for a self-guided tour,
we ask that groups with 10 or more individuals call to reserve your time so we do not book other larger groups during your
Late Arrivals, Cancellations & Weather Policy:
If your group is late for your
scheduled program, every effort will be made to work in as much program content as possible. However, due to scheduling constraints
some adjustments might be needed to keep departure time punctual. A $10.00 cancellation fee may be charged for groups
that do not show up, or cancel without 72 hours' notice. Exceptions may be made for inclement weather.
programs held at the Museum, we ask that all groups be accompanied by two or more adults. For programs held at City Hall we
require three adults with the group.
Double Your Fun!
You may combine two programs of your choice.
Please note that the length of the programs may have to be adjusted to accommodate your bussing or
to think about...
Program times do not include
time to explore the gallery at length or visit the Museum Store. You are more than welcome to schedule these activities into
your visit; however you will need to plan time above and beyond program times to include them.