Our Venues

  • Longway Planetarium

    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…

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  • Perry Archives

    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…

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  • Sloan Museum

    Sloan Museum is open at Courtland Center Mall while the Flint Cultural Center location is closed for renovation. Sloan Museum will continue to present rotating hands-on traveling exhibits, historic vehicles from Flint & Genesee County…

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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

Rainforest Adventure Maze at Courtland Center

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.

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Edge of Darkness at Longway Planetarium

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.

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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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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.

Upcoming Events

ABOUT US

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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.

OUR VENUES

Longway Planetarium
1310 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, Michigan 48503
810-237-3400
longway@sloanlongway.org


Sloan Museum
4190 E. Court St.
Burton, Michigan 48509
810-237-3450
sloan@sloanlongway.org


Perry Archives
303 Walnut St.
Flint, Michigan 48503
810-237-3440
collections@sloanlongway.org

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