Longway Planetarium

Visit Michigan’s largest planetarium, located at 1310 E. Kearsley St. Flint, MI 48503. Longway Planetarium presents educational and entertaining shows exploring astronomy and science topics every day of the week!

Effective August 8, 2018: Genesee County Residents now receive 50% off admission to shows at Longway Planetarium, provided by the Arts & Culture Millage. Please present your driver’s license or ID with your address on it to receive your discount.

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.

Longway Planetarium is closed in observance of the following holidays:
New Years Eve & Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve & Day

Genesee County Residents: $3 adults, $2 seniors 60+, $2 youth ages 2-11
Non-Residents: $6 adults, $4 seniors 60+, $4 youth ages 2-11
Members: Free
Free for children 1 and under
Free for veterans, military families, and teachers
*Please present your driver’s license or ID with your address on it to receive your discount.
Members must show both their membership card as well photo ID to received member discounts. If the member card isn't available, we can find the membership with the photo ID.

Special Events

Get all the details about upcoming activities and events, including First Friday talks and Second Saturday Trivia Nights.

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Now Showing

Journey to Space

4:00 PM daily and 7:00 PM Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Human missions to Mars are no longer science fiction. Discover how NASA’s space shuttle program has paved the way for humanity to travel deeper into space—to asteroids, Mars and beyond.

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Accidental Astronauts

12:00 PM Sat. & Sun. + 12:00 PM Fri. April 19

Follow the adventures of Sy, Annie, and their dog Armstrong as they embark on an unexpected journey into space!

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Wonders of the Arctic

1:00 PM Sat. & Sun. + 1:00 PM Fri. April 19

This show explores the state of the Arctic today, the crucial role that ice plays in the northern environment, and the changes that are quickly overtaking the people and animals who have adapted to this land of ice and snow.

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Perfect Little Planet

2:00 PM Sat. & Sun. + 2:00 PM Fri. April 19

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

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Skies Over Michigan

3:00 PM Daily

Longway Planetarium’s astronomy experts take you on a tour of the night sky over Michigan in this live planetarium lecture.

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The Queen Light Show: From Mercury with Love

8:00 PM Thursday, Friday & Saturday

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

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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.


Longway Planetarium
1310 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, Michigan 48503

Sloan Museum
4190 E. Court St.
Burton, Michigan 48509

Perry Archives
303 Walnut St.
Flint, Michigan 48503


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