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. Genesee County residents also receive free general admission to Sloan Museum at Courtland Center Mall (effective January 26, 2019). 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 new exhibition space inside Courtland Center Mall. Visitors can enjoy 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
MAY 11 - SEPTEMBER 8, 2019
Explore the biomechanics of complex animal robots to discover how real animals work! This exhibit reveals the magic of nature as a master engineer. Robot animals and hands-on activities illustrate fascinating real-life characteristics, such as how a chameleon changes colors, how a giant squid propels itself, and how a fly walks on the ceiling. Great for ages 4 to adult.Learn More
4:00 PM daily and 7:00 PM Thursday, Friday & Saturday
Join a global odyssey to discover the largest and least explored habitat on earth. From the coastal shallows to deeper, more mysterious worlds, discover untold stories of the oceans' most astonishing creatures. Narrated by Kate Winslet. Great for ages 6 to adult!Learn More
LIMITED SHOW TIMES: AUGUST 1 | AUGUST 2 | AUGUST 3
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing! Head into the planetarium theater for Apollo: A Special Feature Presentation—Longway Planetarium’s very own tribute to this historic achievement.Learn More
Longway Planetarium presents shows every weekday, plus more showtimes on evenings and weekends! Michigan's largest planetarium draws visitors from across the state with immersive shows about space and science for all ages, as well as classic rock light shows.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.
- 11 Sep, 19Upcoming
View over 55 unique cars from classics to concepts, featuring special cars collected by friends of Bobby. Bring your own classic ride, enjoy the fun…15 Sep, 19Upcoming
This very special event is exclusively for original or authentically restored vehicles produced in 1969 or earlier. The Golden Memories Automobile Gathering is sponsored by…
Together, Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium 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.