Twilight Grand Traverse Commons Walking Tour

155 Ratings

$35

per person
For those seeking an otherworldly experience, the evening skyline of Building 50 is magical and unique. The tour begins on the historic front lawn and ends in the 1883 underground steam tunnel.
Duration:  1hr 30mins
Cancellation:  No refunds for cancelled bookings
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Highlights

  • Tour the historic buildings once home to the Traverse City State Hospital, now one of the largest re-purposing renovation projects in the country
  • Observe the fascinating shadow play and listen for the creeks and groans of the asylum “cottages” settling at night
  • Learn about Dr. Munson’s “Beauty is Therapy” theory on patient care, the former uses of the structures on the property, the purpose of the architecture and more
  • Get a rare look into the 1885 underground steam tunnel

What's Included

  • Guided tour

Additional Information

Please wear appropriate clothing for the weather and comfortable walking shoes.

Rules

Must be at least 18 years of age.

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155 Ratings
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4 Star
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2 Star
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Jul 26, 2020
Not enough visual of the actual old asylum.
Mary
Jul 6, 2020
The guide was awesome. She knew everything!!!
Mary
Jul 4, 2020
Dave, our guide was informative and made the tour interesting. So much history on those beautiful grounds,

Location

Meeting location:  630 Cottageview Dr

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