Grand Traverse Commons Historic Walking Tour

  • 3,695 Ratings

Tour a historic building, currently one of the country's largest re-purposed renovation projects. Explore an amazing brick steam tunnel while learning about the history of the Traverse City State Hospital.

Duration: 2 hours
Cancellation: No refunds for cancelled bookings.

What You Will Do

  • Wander through old hospital buildings full of classic beauty
  • Travel through the underground steam tunnel system built in 1883
  • Learn from your guide about the history of mental health in this country and the role this particular building played in that story

What's Included

  • Guided Historic Tour of the Village at Grand Traverse Commons, formerly the Traverse City State Hospital

Additional Information

  • These tours require guests to be physically capable to climb up and down steep stairs and walk through low-clearance areas. Significant walking will be required. Wear weather appropriate clothing and closed toed shoes. Ages 12 & over. Under 18 requires parent or guardian present.

  • Once tickets are purchased they can not be canceled. But may be rescheduled up to a year from purchase date.

Customer Reviews

  • 3,695 Ratings

  • Sheila

We thought the tour was extremely informative....our guide was knowledgeable and funny. We both are happy that this beautiful and historic place is being given a second chance at life. The shops we're excellent and we look forward to coming back!

August 19, 2018

  • john

The guide was well informed & the history of the institution and question about it was cleared up.

August 18, 2018

  • LOIS

Your tour guide was very informed and took care of many questions

August 16, 2018
630 Cottageview Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684, USA
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