Our Venues

  • Longway Planetarium

    Featuring 129 seats under an impressive 52 1/2-foot dome, the Longway Planetarium is Michigan’s largest planetarium. For more than half a century, Flint’s Longway Planetarium has been a major resource of science education for students…

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  • Sloan Museum

    Regional history, historic automobiles and hands-on science are major features of the Sloan Museum. Dramatic settings, video programs and hundreds of artifacts and photographs portray the area’s tumultuous 20th century history in the Flint and…

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  • The Buick Gallery

    As of August 3, 2017, Buick Automotive Gallery will be open Friday-Saturday 10:00-5:00 pm and Sunday 12 noon-5:00 pm. The Perry Archives is open for researchers, including the Flint Genealogical Society meeting Wednesdays 9-3pm. The…

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CURRENT SHOWS & EXHIBITIONS

Be The Astronaut at Sloan Museum

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.

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Space School at Longway Planetarium

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.

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An Equal Opportunity Lie at Sloan Museum

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.

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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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Buick Gallery

Closing for repairs February 25, 2018

Buick Gallery is an annex exhibit space featuring historic vehicles from the Sloan Museum Automotive Collection. Buick Gallery is open Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., and Sunday, 12–5:00 p.m., and is closed Monday-Thursday. Ticket prices are $9 for adults, $8 for seniors 60+, and $6 for youth ages 2-11. Admission to both Sloan Museum and Buick Gallery is included in the ticket price. Tickets are valid for admission to Buick Gallery for one week from the date of your visit to Sloan Museum.

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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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