Visit Michigan’s largest planetarium, located at 1310 E. Kearsley St. Flint, MI 48503. Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for seniors, and $4 for youth ages 2-11. Longway Planetarium presents educational and entertaining shows every…
Explore Flint’s premiere destination for regional history and science education, located at 1221 E. Kearsley St. Flint, MI 48503. Tickets are $9 for adults, $8 for seniors, and $6 for youth ages 2-11. Great for…
CURRENT SHOWS & EXHIBITIONS
January 20-May 13, 2018
Blast off in your own space capsule and discover the future of space exploration! Come aboard Starship Sloan, explore interactive navigation and technology stations, and get ready to pilot your own mission. Videogame interfaces and hands-on command centers allow YOU to become the engineers and astronauts that make space flight possible. Be The Astronaut is a traveling exhibit by Eureka Exhibits.Learn More
January 20-May 13, 2018
Dive into the underwater world of outer space! Plunge into microgravity simulation in the world’s most high-tech swimming pool, where astronauts practice repairing the International Space Station. Explore an extreme underwater training habitat as you discover how astronauts test equipment, conduct experiments, and live in isolation to prepare for space.Learn More
January 15-May 27, 2018
In 1967, Flint Mayor Floyd McCree, resigned his appointed position, stating, “I refuse to live an equal opportunity lie.” He did so in protest of the city commission’s defeat of an open housing ordinance. Using objects and images from Sloan Museum’s collection, this exhibition examines the housing segregation that characterized Flint’s residential development, as well as efforts to wrest the city free from discriminatory housing practices.Learn More
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 ladies' room in the family gallery, Wisner's Whizbang Emporium.
- 21 Mar, 18Upcoming
In 1968, Flint became the first municipality in the country to pass an open housing referendum. Despite the landmark passage, many of the act’s objectives…24 Mar, 18Upcoming
For the past 28 years, the Hubble Space Telescope has been a beacon of inspiration to all, a marvelous feat of engineering, and an exquisite…06 Apr, 18Upcoming
Join us for a fascinating talk by Story Musgrave. Story was a NASA astronaut for over 30 years and flew on six spaceflights. He performed…08 Apr, 18Upcoming
Story Musgrave returns for a dazzling multimedia presentation in connection with Sloan Museum’s Be The Astronaut exhibit. Story was a NASA astronaut for over 30…14 Apr, 18Upcoming
Mark your calendar for monthly trivia nights! Team up with your friends in groups of up to six people and compete against the other challengers…
New Member Policy
Because we are unable to verify membership levels on our website, member tickets for museum admission, shows, and events are no longer available online. To reserve member tickets, call Guest Services at 810-237-3400 or the Membership Coordinator at 810-237-3457. For both general public and members, a $2 service fee will be charged per transaction for tickets reserved by phone. Tickets can be reserved at no charge in person at Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium front desks.
Sloan*Longway was created when Longway Planetarium and Sloan Museum joined in 2004. Sloan*Longway is comprised of three facilities, namely Buick Automotive Gallery, Longway Planetarium and Sloan Museum. Together, the organization serves more than sixty thousand school children annually, providing bench mark classes in science and history.
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