Visit Michigan’s largest planetarium, located at 1310 E. Kearsley St. Flint, MI 48503. Longway Planetarium presents educational and entertaining shows every day of the week! Click here to view complete show times. Lobby Hours Monday-Wednesday…
The Perry Archives are currently open to the public by appointment only, on Wednesdays. Researchers must call 810-237-3421 or email Collections@SloanLongway.org to arrange an appointment with Collections staff. Emails are encouraged. Click here to find…
Effective August 8, 2018: Due to the passing of the Arts & Culture Millage, Genesee County residents receive 50% off Longway Planetarium tickets. Beginning January 16, 2019, Genesee County residents will receive free general admission to Sloan Museum at Courtland Center Mall. Please present your driver’s license or ID with your address on it to receive your discount.
Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium are funded in part by the Genesee County Arts Education and Cultural Enrichment Millage funds. Your tax dollars are at work.
Sloan Museum in the Flint Cultural Center is closed for renovation
Sloan Museum in the Flint Cultural Center is closed for renovation. We encourage you to visit our off-site location at Courtland Center Mall, reopening with a new traveling exhibit January 19. Sloan Museum's new exhibition space inside Courtland Center Mall is the temporary home of over 30 historic vehicles from Sloan Museum's automotive collection, as well as hands-on traveling exhibits and a new Wisner's Whizbang Emporium play area.
Current Shows & Exhibits
4 PM daily and 7 PM Thursday, Friday & Saturday
This show explores the state of the Arctic today, the crucial role that ice plays in the northern environment, and the changes that are quickly overtaking the people and animals who have adapted to this land of ice and snow. Recommended for adults and kids 6 and older.Learn More
January 19 - April 24, 2019
Swing like a spider monkey! Glide like a butterfly! Explore one of the least-known habitats on Earth in two fully interactive mazes, full of the sights and sounds of a tropical rainforest. Answer challenge questions to progress from the canopy to the forest floor, and follow the lifecycle of a butterfly as you explore sustainable butterfly farming in the rainforest. Great for ages 4 to adult.Learn More
The week of March 25, Longway Planetarium offers an expanded schedule of five shows every weekday, plus more shows on evenings and weekends! Michigan's largest planetarium presents a variety of immersive shows about space and science for all ages, as well as classic rock light shows. "Dark Side: The Light Show" is playing during Spring Break only!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 family play area, Wisner's Whizbang Emporium.
- 31 Mar, 19Upcoming
Choose a constellation of stars to practice under. Absorb the colors and space of the cosmos. Experience the soul-felt vibrations of energy from without and…13 Apr, 19Upcoming
Grab a donut and explore the rainforest! This special event gives you early morning access to the Rainforest Adventure Maze exhibit and a special treat!…13 Apr, 19Upcoming
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,…28 Apr, 19Upcoming
Join us for a Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey Tea Service. Dine on Jelly Babies, fish fingers and custard, and more as we travel through time…11 May, 19Upcoming
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,…08 Jun, 19Upcoming
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,…
Sloan*Longway is the organization that manages Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium. Together, the destinations serve more than 60,000 schoolchildren annually, providing standards-based classes in science and history. Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium are funded in part by the Genesee County Arts Education and Cultural Enrichment Millage funds. Your tax dollars are at work.