The Bay County Historical Society is home to both the Historical Museum of Bay County and The Butterfield Memorial Research Library.
The Bay County Historical Society offers a variety of community activities including “River of Time” and the annual “Tour of Homes” each fall. In addition the Society offers historic trolley tours every Saturday at 2 pm and operates the Historical Museum of Bay County as well as the historic Trombley/Centre House located in Veterans Memorial Park. Admission to the museum is FREE. The Trombley/Centre House is open on a limited basis. A new comprehensive history of Bay County gallery is now open.