Join PreservationWorks board members as they guide you through all the remaining unrenovated areas of the former Traverse City State Hospital (now The Village at Grand Traverse Commons).

Photographers of all levels are welcome

Tour duration is 4.5 hours with a 1 hour lunch. To secure your spot, you must reserve tickets for this tour at: Select the “Extended Tripod Photography Tour” and scroll to October 13th to select the Benefit Tour.

Proceeds from the tour will go directly to Preservationworks to help support their efforts towards saving Kirkbride plan asylums.

The day will include Cottages 22, 28, 30, 32, 34 and 40, plus a walk through the 1885 steam tunnels. There will also be a one-hour break where participants are encouraged to have lunch in The Village at Grand Traverse Commons and meet like-minded photography enthusiasts.

Please note that this tour is not wheel-chair accessible.


Oct 13

10AM — 4PM


The Village at Grand Traverse Commons
830 Cottageview Dr, Traverse City, Michigan 49684

Krystal Fluette