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
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
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.
- 26 Jan, 19Upcoming
This hands-on workshop is intended for everyone who has a new telescope and doesn’t know where to start. You will learn how to set up…01 Feb, 19Upcoming
Guest Speaker: Mike Close Join us for a talk exploring the use of binoculars to observe the stars, planets and other objects in the night…08 Feb, 19Upcoming
It’s time to celebrate the power of feminine friendship! Grab your best girls and enjoy a relaxing night out at Sloan Museum. Treat yourself 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,…14 Feb, 19Upcoming
Enjoy an elegant night under the stars at Longway Planetarium. Start the evening off with drinks and appetizers, followed by a candlelit dinner inside the…15 Feb, 19Upcoming
Enjoy an elegant night under the stars at Longway Planetarium. Start the evening off with drinks and appetizers, followed by a candlelit dinner inside the…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…16 Feb, 19Upcoming
Enjoy an elegant night under the stars at Longway Planetarium. Start the evening off with drinks and appetizers, followed by a candlelit dinner inside the…
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.