Longway Planetarium

Featuring 129 seats under an impressive 52 1/2-foot dome, the Longway Planetarium is Michigan’s largest planetarium. For more than half a century, Flint’s Longway Planetarium has been a major resource of science education for students and families. The largest planetarium in the state, it has brought the stars to more than 2.5 million people since its opening on June 26, 1958.

Hours & Ticket Prices

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Lobby Hours
Monday-Wednesday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Thursday & Friday 10 a.m.- 9 p.m.
Saturday 11:30 a.m.- 9 p.m.
Sunday 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Ticket Prices
$6 - Adults
$4 - Seniors 60+
$4 - Youth ages 2-11
Free for members
Free for children 1 and under
Free for veterans, military families, and teachers

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Special Events

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Now Showing

Space School

1 p.m. Saturday & Sunday | 4 p.m. Daily | 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Dive into the underwater world of outer space! Discover how astronauts train for space in extreme underwater environments.

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In My Backyard

12 p.m. Saturday & Sunday

Follow Fred Penner and his assistant, Arnie the Arrow, as they explore the colors of the rainbow, seasons, planets and constellations. In My Backyard is especially designed for the youngest stargazers.

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Perfect Little Planet

2 p.m. Saturday & Sunday

Imagine the ultimate space vacation. Discover our solar system through a different set of eyes--a family from another star system seeking the perfect vacation spot.

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Skies Over Michigan

3 p.m. Daily

Explore the night sky over Michigan. Learn about the rotation of the Earth and how to find the North Star, constellations, and planets in your backyard tonight.

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The Queen Light Show: From Mercury With Love

8 p.m. Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Experience 10 of Queen’s greatest hits, including “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Another One Bites The Dust,” and “You’re My Best Friend.”

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New Membership Policy

Because we are unable to verify membership levels on our website, member tickets for shows and events are no longer available online. To reserve member tickets for shows and events, call Guest Services at 810-237-3450 or the Membership Coordinator at 810-237-3457. For both general public and members, a $2 service fee will be charged per transaction for tickets reserved by phone. Tickets can be reserved at no charge in person at Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium front desks.

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
810.237.3400
longway@sloanlongway.org


Sloan Museum
1221 E. Kearsley Street
Flint, Michigan 48503


Buick Gallery
303 Walnut Street
Flint, Michigan 48503

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