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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Oceans: Our Blue Planet at Longway Planetarium

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

Join a global odyssey to discover the largest and least explored habitat on earth. From the coastal shallows to deeper, more mysterious worlds, discover untold stories of the oceans' most astonishing creatures. Narrated by Kate Winslet. Great for ages 6 to adult!

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Apollo: A Special Feature Presentation at Longway Planetarium


Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing! Head into the planetarium theater for Apollo: A Special Feature Presentation—Longway Planetarium’s very own tribute to this historic achievement.

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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

  • 11 Sep, 19

    Cars & Bars 2019

    View over 55 unique cars from classics to concepts, featuring special cars collected by friends of Bobby. Bring your own classic ride, enjoy the fun…

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  • 15 Sep, 19

    Golden Memories

    This very special event is exclusively for original or authentically restored vehicles produced in 1969 or earlier. The Golden Memories Automobile Gathering is sponsored by…

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  • 28 Sep, 19

    Night at the Museum: Speakeasy

    Sneak on over to Flint's swankiest gin joint! The past comes to life in historic Carriage Town with a Speakeasy-themed evening, raising funds for Sloan…

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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.


Longway Planetarium
1310 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, Michigan 48503

Sloan Museum
4190 E. Court St.
Burton, Michigan 48509

Perry Archives
303 Walnut St.
Flint, Michigan 48503


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