Longway Planetarium

Visit Michigan’s largest planetarium, located at 1310 E. Kearsley St. Flint, MI 48503. Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for seniors, and $4 for youth ages 2-11. Longway Planetarium presents educational and entertaining shows every day of the week!

Effective August 8, 2018: Due to the passing of the Arts & Culture Millage, Genesee County Residents will receive 50% off admission to shows at Longway Planetarium. 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.

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.

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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

NEW! The Life of Trees

4 p.m. Daily

A cheeky ladybug named Dolores and a quirky firefly called Mike take the audience on a fascinating journey into the wondrous world of trees.

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Accidental Astronauts

12 p.m. Daily

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

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Space School

1 p.m. Daily

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

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We Are Stars

2 p.m. Saturday & Sunday

What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins.

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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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Stars: The Powerhouses of the Universe

7 p.m. Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Journey to the farthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of stars.

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SpacePark 360

8 p.m. Thursday, Friday & Saturday

SpacePark360 recreates the experience of amusement park thrill rides—roller coasters, pendulums, inverters, and more.

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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.


Longway Planetarium
1310 E. Kearsley Street
Flint, Michigan 48503

Sloan Museum
1221 E. Kearsley Street
Flint, Michigan 48503

4190 E Court St,
Burton, MI 48509


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