Field Trips

To register by phone, call 810.237.3409

To make a reservation, call 810.237.3409, weekdays 8:30 AM & 4:30 PM.
A fee will be charged to all groups that give less than 72 hours' notice of cancellation.
Groups arriving more than 10 minutes late for their scheduled program will receive the next available timeslot.
Please request arrangements for special needs students when you make your reservation.
Sloan Museum, Longway Planetarium, and Hands-On Science (20 or more)
- $4.00 per student / $4.50 per adult.
- Teachers are admitted at no charge.
- Chaperones are not charged for Hands-On Science at Longway Planetarium.

Longway Planetarium's Changes Demonstration and Ice Cream Activity
- $4.50 per person.
- Teachers are admitted at no charge

- All admission monies must be collected by the teacher prior to arrival. Any uncollected admissions will be charged the regular admission rate.
- All programs have minimum admission charges.
- All monies received must be by school issued check, money order or cash. No personal checks, please.
- Due to material preparation costs, groups that arrive with less people than were reserved for will be charged for the original number of registrants.
- No refunds will be made for checks made in advance or mailed early.
We invite all student groups to shop at the end of their visit. We offer many affordable items that bring home the learning experience of our institutions. Teachers may also choose to pre-order souvenirs for the whole class using our school order form. Please request the form at the time of reservation. Order before your visit and pick up your goodies before you leave!
Sloan Museum
The use of our 1950s-style lunchroom is FREE for students who have scheduled programs at the museum. No food or drink is provided. Capacity is 60. Reservations for the lunchroom must be made at the same time as program reservations.

Longway Planetarium
There is limited space available for groups to eat lunch on tarps located on the lobby floor. Arrangements must be made in advance. Availability is on a first come, first serve basis.
- Programs last 45-60 minutes unless otherwise stated.
- Teachers and chaperones are asked to supervise students at all times.
- Please request that chaperones not bring siblings or additional children.
- Buses may load and unload at the front entrance of Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium. No parking is allowed in the drop-off areas.

Book More Than 1 Program and SAVE!
Book a second or third program for the same day at either Sloan Museum of Longway Planetarium for only $3.50 per student. You can mix and match programs between the institutions to make your trip twice as educational and twice as fun! This offer is not valid for Science Demonstrations.
While visiting Longway Planetarium and Sloan Museum, take the opportunity to visit one of the other institutions on the Flint Cultural Center Campus. For reservations, please call:

Applewood Estate 810.396.3112
Flint Institute of Arts 810.234.1695
Flint Institute of Music - 810.238.1350
Flint Youth Theatre 810.237.1530
The Whiting 810.237.7342
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