Admission to Sloan Museum includes admission to Buick Gallery, an annex exhibit space featuring historic vehicles from the Sloan Museum Automotive Collection. Tickets are valid for admission to Buick Gallery for one week from the date of your visit to Sloan Museum. Buick Gallery is located at 303 E. Walnut Street, a 5 minute walk to the other side of The Whiting auditorium.
Buick Gallery is also home to Sloan Museum's Perry Archives, which house a wide array of photographs, records and objects chronicling the people and history of Flint and Genesee County, Michigan. The archive is open to the public by appointment. Researchers must call 810-237-3440 or email Collections@SloanLongway.org to arrange an appointment with Collections staff.
Buick Gallery is a haven for lovers of classic cars, concept cars, restorations, and all things Flint. Each vehicle in our collection has historic ties to Flint or Genesee County. Visit often to see Flint-built carriages, tanks, and other automotive oddities rotate through the exhibit space.Buy Tickets
Sloan Museum's Automotive Collection totals 100 vehicles, which are acquired through donations and occasional purchases made possible by the Sloan Museum Auto Fair, our largest annual fundraiser. Vehicles are rotated on a regular basis to ensure that our guests can see as many as possible in return visits. While a selection of these vehicles are on exhibition at Sloan Museum, Buick Automotive Gallery serves as the main exhibit space for the automotive collection. Click the button to learn more about select vehicles in our collection.Learn More
Sloan Museum Auto Fair brings thousands of people to the Flint Cultural Center each summer for a celebration of Flint & Genesee County's automotive history, raising funds to support Sloan Museum's Automotive Collection. Car enthusiasts also come together at the free Golden Memories Automobile Gathering each year, which showcases original or authentically restored vehicles that are 50 years or older. Click the button to find out more about these unique events.Learn More
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.
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