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Featured Exhibits & Programs
History & Social Studies Programs
NEW! The Energy Lab for 4th Grade
Get Ready for M-STEP
Planetarium Space & Science Shows
Portable Dome Theater
Hands-On STEM and Social Studies Family Nights
To register by phone, call 810.237.3409
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.
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.
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.
- 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.
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