Buick Gallery closed for repairs

Buick Gallery is closed for repairs. While this annex exhibition space for historic vehicles undergoes repairs, Sloan Museum plans to display vehicles from its automotive collection at Courtland Center Mall. A date has not been set for the Courtland Center exhibition space to open.

Buick Gallery is 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 will remain open to the public by appointment only. Researchers must call 810-237-3440 or email Collections@SloanLongway.org to arrange an appointment with Collections staff.

Sloan Museum's Automotive Collection

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.

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Automotive Events

Sloan Museum Auto Fair draws thousands of people 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.

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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

Buick Gallery
303 Walnut Street
Flint, Michigan 48503


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