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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  • Sloan Museum

    Explore Flint’s premiere destination for regional history and science education, located at 1221 E. Kearsley St. Flint, MI 48503. Thanks to grants from the Community Foundation of Greater Flint and the Ruth Mott Foundation, general…

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  • Sloan Museum at Courtland Center

    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. Sloan Museum at Courtland Center offers…

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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 $2 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.

CURRENT SHOWS & EXHIBITIONS

RACE: Are We So Different?

FREE Admission | August 4 - December 9, 2018

This exhibit is the first in a series of events designed to inspire community conversations, presented by the University of Michigan-Flint, the Community Foundation of Greater Flint. The "RACE: Are We So Different?" exhibition explores the science, history, and everyday experience of race in the United States.

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Dinosaurs Unearthed at Courtland Center

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).

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The Life of Trees at Longway Planetarium

Now showing daily at 4 p.m.

A cheeky ladybug named Dolores and a quirky firefly called Mike take the audience on a fascinating journey into the wondrous world of trees. Zip around a tree with Dolores and Mike and discover its secrets: How do plants get food from the sun? How do they grow? How does water get from the roots to the top of the crown? And, how does all of this make life on earth possible?

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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 ladies' room in the family gallery, Wisner's Whizbang Emporium.

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ABOUT US

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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.

OUR VENUES

Longway Planetarium
1310 E. Kearsley Street
Flint, Michigan 48503


Sloan Museum
1221 E. Kearsley Street
Flint, Michigan 48503


Courtland
4190 E Court St,
Burton, MI 48509

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