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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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.


Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog

Sloan Museum's newest touring exhibition is open until December 30, 2017. Climb aboard the ferry and listen to seagulls as you approach Birdwell Island. Encounter a colossal nine-foot tall Clifford and slide down his tail. Paws-on adventures introduce “Clifford’s Big Ideas,” ten simple life lessons that support children’s growing understanding of how the actions they choose make a difference to themselves and others. Come learn through play with Clifford! Interested in Clifford events? Click here!

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Art at Work: Early GM Designs of Dick Ruzzin

Sloan Museum’s newest exhibition features automotive design sketches from the early career of one of General Motors’ most prolific car designers. Over 30 sketches are on loan from the artist until February 25, 2018. Ruzzin spent over 40 years designing for GM before retiring as the Director of Design for Chevrolet cars.

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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

Buick Gallery is an annex exhibit space featuring historic vehicles from the Sloan Museum Automotive Collection. Buick Gallery is open Friday & Saturday, 10:00 am–5:00 pm, and Sunday, Noon–5:00 pm, 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 children's gallery, Wisner's Whizbang Emporium.

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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.


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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