Our Venues

  • Longway Planetarium

    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…

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  • Sloan Museum

    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…

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  • The Buick Gallery (Closed)

    Buick Gallery is closed for repairs. Sloan Museum plans to display vehicles from its automotive collection at Courtland Center Mall, though a date for the exhibition to open has not been set. The Buick Automotive…

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COMING SOON

Dinosaurs Unearthed

Opens June 16 at Courtland Center

Roaring, moving, life-size dinosaurs are thundering into Sloan Museum at Courtland Center. State-of-the-art and scientifically accurate, down to the feathers on T. rex, Dinosaurs Unearthed features 18 animatronic dinosaurs, as well as giant skeletons, fossil casts of skulls, claws, and horns, real specimens of Mosasaur and Spinosaurus teeth, an Oviraptor egg, and even coprolite (dinosaur poop).

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CURRENT SHOWS & EXHIBITIONS

The Life of Trees at Longway Planetarium

Now showing daily at 4 p.m.

A cheeky ladybug named Dolores and a quirky firefly called Mike take the audience on a fascinating journey into the wondrous world of trees. Zip around a tree with Dolores and Mike and discover its secrets: How do plants get food from the sun? How do they grow? How does water get from the roots to the top of the crown? And, how does all of this make life on earth possible?

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An Equal Opportunity Lie at Sloan Museum

Now Open

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.

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Now Showing at Longway Planetarium

Michigan's largest planetarium offers a variety of immersive shows about space and science for all ages, as well as classic rock light shows. New shows debut three times per year.

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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 ladies' room in the family gallery, Wisner's Whizbang Emporium.

Upcoming Events

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.

ABOUT US

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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.

OUR VENUES

Longway Planetarium
1310 E. Kearsley Street
Flint, Michigan 48503


Sloan Museum
1221 E. Kearsley Street
Flint, Michigan 48503


Buick Gallery
303 Walnut Street
Flint, Michigan 48503

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