City Hall Tour
Space is limited to
first 20 persons
Historical Museum offers guided tours of Bay City’s historic
City Hall on the second Friday of each month.
City Hall Tours and Walking Tours may also be scheduled for private groups.
The Museum also offers special curriculum-related programs for school groups.
Public walking tours
will resume again in May 2020, and tickets may be purchased in Museum Store. All tours leave from the Museum lobby. For more
information contact Sam Fitzpatrick at (989) 893-5733.
Downtown Bay City
Architecture Walking Tour
Space is limited to first 25 persons
Today just like
in Bay City's past, we have a booming downtown. Old buildings filled with charm dot the main streets of Washington, Center
and Madison Avenues. Everything that a successful "heart'' of a city needed could be found here: drug stores, markets,
clothiers, restaurants, grocers, government offices and entertainment venues.
Local architects Pratt &
Koeppe left an architectural legacy, and were famous for constructing many of the sites to be seen on the tour. Albert Kahn
of Detroit (Fisher Building, Cadillac Place and the Belle Isle Conservatory among others) even had a hand in some designs
here. Besides beauty and splendor, the featured buildings also hold stories that shaped our city's and county's history. The
tour will share information highlighting the history and importance of these structures.