Bay View Historical Museum
The two oldest buildings on campus, the Speaker’s Stand and the Bookstore were designated as the Historical Museums in 1964 and the Commission was established to collect, maintain and display items which reflect Bay View’s rich heritage.
Museum Hours: June 19 - August 14
Sundays After Church until 1 p.m.
Mondays 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Wednesdays 1 - 2:30 p.m.
The Museum Cottage renovations were completed during the summer of 2012 and serves as the permanent home of the Bay View Historical Museum’s collection. The building provides a secure, climate controlled environment with adequate work space, proximity to the campus and a venue for additional display areas.
Museum Cottage Hours: June 19 - August 14
Tuesdays 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Questions about the museums?
Contact Anne Lewis (231) 622-8591 or Sophie McGee (231) 347-9596
Bay View Library
Built in 1931, the Bay View Library is one of the largest libraries existing in a summer community, containing over 9,000 titles, with more than 200 more titles added every year.
Monday – Thursday 9:30 - noon and 1:30 - 4 p.m.
Fridays 9:30 - Noon
Library (231) 347-6393
Bay View Archives
The Bay View Archives containing permanent historical records of The Bay View Association is located in the lower level of the Wade Administration and Archives Building. Volunteer members of the Archives Commission are available Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1-3 during June, July, and August to assist members and friends as they search through the holdings . These holdings contain information about the association as well as cottage records and some information from Bay View groups and programs.
Archives (231) 348-2599