THE GREATER ALBION CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & VISITOR BUREAU
Welcome to Albion!
Albion's Historic Bohm Theatre -- Located at 201 S. Superior St., Bohm Theatre underwent a $3.2 million restoration and re-opened in October 2014. In May 2015, the Bohm Theatre received the Governor's Award for Historic Preservation. The Bohm is open Thursday through Sunday showing first run movies, classic films, and hosting live concerts. Friday morning movies all summer...kids FREE.
Riverside Cemetery -- Located south of town on M-99, Riverside Cemetery was established in 1837. Self-guided tours and maps of the cemetery are available at the Chamber of Commerce office, 310 S. Superior St.
Nancy G. Held Equestrian Center -- Owned by Albion College, the Equestrian Center is located on 29 Mile Rd., south-east of town. The Equestrian Center holds public events throughout the year. For more information about events at the Equestrian Center, please check the Albion College website: www.albion.edu.
Albion Disc Golf Course -- Located within Victory Park near the Kalamazoo River, this world-class 18-hole disc golf course is well-known for its extreme water holes and difficult fairways. Typically considered not for the novice. Score cards are available at the Chamber of Commerce office, 310 S. Superior St. For further information about the Albion Disc Golf Course, click the "Outdoor Activities" link at left.
Gardner House Museum -- Located at 509 Superior St. on M-99 south of the business district. The museum is in the national register of historic places and preserves and displays the heritage of Albion. Open Saturdays and Sundays, 2 -4 PM, Mother's Day through September. Admission Free. For further information about the Gardner House Museum, click the "Cultural Activities" link at left.
South of Downtown--
Chapel in the Woods & Gladstone Cottage -- Located at Starr Commonwealth, 13725 Starr Commonwealth Rd., these museums feature Victorian furniture, paintings, and sculptures. Reservations are required. Please call (517) 629-5591 for more information.
The Loft -- Located at Starr Commonwealth, the Loft is a 3,000 square foot indoor climbing facility. Open Monday-Friday during regular business hours. Please call (517) 629-5591 for more information.
West of Downtown --
Kids 'N' Stuff Museum -- Located at 301 S. Superior St., Kids 'N' Stuff is an interactive children's museum that incorporates play into learning. Exhibits are mentally and physically engaging. Appropriate for ages a few months to 10 years old. Some days per month are free and open to the public. For further information about Downtown Albion, click the "Cultural Activities" link at left.
Downtown Albion --
Whitehouse Nature Center -- Located near the Albion College Athletic Center, the Whitehouse Nature Center contains 135 acres of natural habitat, 400 species of plants, 160 species of birds, walking trails, and an interpretive center. Open to the Public: Free. For further information about the Whitehouse Nature Center, click the "Outdoor Activities" link at left.
Bobbit Visual Arts Center -- Located on the Albion College campus, the Bobbit features works of art by nationally-known artists.For further information about the Bobbit Visual Arts Center, click the "Cultural Activities" link at left.
Albion College Observatory -- Located on the Albion College campus, the observatory was built in 1883. It still houses its original telescope, circle, side-real and chronograph. The Observatory's telescope is one of the oldest actively used telescopes in the country. For further information about the Observatory, click the "Cultural Activities" link at left.
Near or On the Albion College Campus --
Albion is located in the southern portion of Michigan between Detroit and Chicago. Albion can easily be reached by car (M- 99 or I-94), train (Amtrak stops in Albion), or Greyhound Bus.
Be sure to review the other pages of our website for further information about Albion -- lodging, things to do, places to eat, etc. Our website is chocked full of good and valuable information about our city.
This webpage is designed to make special mention of particularly interesting aspects of our town, not listed elsewhere in our website that can be of interest to someone specifically visiting Albion.
When you visit Albion, plan on including some of these activities and attractions in our area: