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 will receive free general admission to Sloan Museum in the Flint Cultural Center, a discounted rate of $3 per person for Dinosaurs Unearthed at Courtland Center Mall, and 50% off planetarium tickets. Please present your driver’s license or ID with your address on it to receive your discount.
This program and/or service is funded in whole or in part by the Genesee County Arts Education and Cultural Enrichment Millage funds. Your tax dollars are at work.
Sloan Museum at the Flint Cultural Center is Closed
Sloan Museum at the Flint Cultural Center is closed for renovation. All guests are encouraged to visit our off-site location at Courtland Center Mall. 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 & EXHIBITIONS
June 16, 2018 - January 6, 2019
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
Now showing daily at 4 p.m.
Edge of Darkness features amazing scenes of places never before seen, gathered by key space missions that culminated with groundbreaking discoveries in 2015. Experience a spectacular flight through the great cliffs on comet 67P, a close look at the fascinating bright "lights" on Ceres, and the first ever close-ups of dwarf binary planet Pluto and its moons.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.
- 16 Dec, 18Upcoming
Kick off your holiday season with a festive holiday tea! Enjoy an assortment of teas and delicious treats inside the Longway Planetarium theater. Due to…12 Jan, 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,…20 Jan, 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…09 Feb, 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,…16 Feb, 19Upcoming
FIRST® LEGO® League Juniors! Get ready to design, test, and use your problem solving skills to build and launch a straw rocket! Make a glow…
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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