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…
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).Learn More
CURRENT SHOWS & EXHIBITIONS
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?Learn More
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.
- 01 Jun, 18Upcoming
Arborist Erik Hutson of Safari Tree will compare and contrast the anatomy of trees and human beings, including how the vascular systems work, how they…08 Jun, 18Upcoming
Gatherings: Prepare a five-minute story about collections of people. Reunions, meet-ups, rallies and glee clubs. From a seance to spelling bees, simpatico and non-simpatico people…09 Jun, 18Upcoming
Team up with your friends in groups of up to six people and compete against the other challengers in six common categories including science, history,…
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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