Our Venues

  • Longway Planetarium

    Visit Michigan’s largest planetarium, located at 1310 E. Kearsley St. Flint, MI 48503. Longway Planetarium presents educational and entertaining shows every day of the week! Click here to view complete show times. Lobby Hours Monday-Wednesday…

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  • Perry Archives

    The Perry Archives are currently open to the public by appointment only, on Wednesdays. Researchers must call 810-237-3421 or email Collections@SloanLongway.org to arrange an appointment with Collections staff. Emails are encouraged. Click here to find…

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  • Sloan Museum

    Sloan Museum is open at Courtland Center Mall while the Flint Cultural Center location is closed for renovation. Sloan Museum will continue to present rotating hands-on traveling exhibits, historic vehicles from Flint & Genesee County…

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Effective August 8, 2018: Due to the passing of the Arts & Culture Millage, Genesee County residents receive 50% off Longway Planetarium tickets. Genesee County residents also receive free general admission to Sloan Museum at Courtland Center Mall (effective January 26, 2019). Please present your driver’s license or ID with your address on it to receive your discount.

Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium are funded in part by the Genesee County Arts Education and Cultural Enrichment Millage funds. Your tax dollars are at work.

Sloan Museum in the Flint Cultural Center is closed for renovation

Sloan Museum in the Flint Cultural Center is closed for renovation. We encourage you to visit our new exhibition space inside Courtland Center Mall. Visitors can enjoy over 30 historic vehicles from Sloan Museum's automotive collection, as well as hands-on traveling exhibits and a new Wisner's Whizbang Emporium play area.

Current Shows & Exhibits

The Robot Zoo

MAY 11 - SEPTEMBER 8, 2019

Explore the biomechanics of complex animal robots to discover how real animals work! This exhibit reveals the magic of nature as a master engineer. Robot animals and hands-on activities illustrate fascinating real-life characteristics, such as how a chameleon changes colors, how a giant squid propels itself, and how a fly walks on the ceiling. Great for ages 4 to adult.

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Apollo: A Special Feature Presentation at Longway Planetarium

LIMITED SHOW TIMES: JULY 20 | JULY 25 | JULY 26 | JULY 27 | AUGUST 1 | AUGUST 2 | AUGUST 3

Join us for Apollopalooza on July 20 as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing! Get hands-on with fun activities exploring moon craters and moon phases, and even help build a moon lander model. Head into the planetarium theater for Apollo: A Special Feature Presentation—Longway Planetarium’s very own tribute to this historic achievement. Food trucks will be available outside the planetarium. Can't make it to Apollopalooza? The show will still be a still for two weekends following the event.

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Journey to Space at Longway Planetarium

4:00 PM daily and 7:00 PM Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Human missions to Mars are no longer science fiction. Discover how NASA’s space shuttle program has paved the way for humanity to travel deeper into space—to asteroids, Mars and beyond.

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Check out the planetarium show schedule!

Longway Planetarium presents shows every weekday, plus more showtimes on evenings and weekends! Michigan's largest planetarium draws visitors from across the state with immersive shows about space and science for all ages, as well as classic rock light shows.

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Nursing Room Available at Sloan Museum

To better serve our patrons, we have created a nursing room for mothers and babies. This room is located near the family play area, Wisner's Whizbang Emporium.

Upcoming Events

ABOUT US

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Together, Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium serve more than 60,000 schoolchildren annually, providing standards-based classes in science and history. Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium are funded in part by the Genesee County Arts Education and Cultural Enrichment Millage funds. Your tax dollars are at work.

OUR VENUES

Longway Planetarium
1310 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, Michigan 48503
810-237-3400
longway@sloanlongway.org


Sloan Museum
4190 E. Court St.
Burton, Michigan 48509
810-237-3450
sloan@sloanlongway.org


Perry Archives
303 Walnut St.
Flint, Michigan 48503
810-237-3440
collections@sloanlongway.org

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