Longway Planetarium

Visit Michigan’s largest planetarium, located at 1310 E. Kearsley St. Flint, MI 48503. Longway Planetarium presents educational and entertaining shows exploring astronomy and science topics every day of the week!

Effective August 8, 2018: Genesee County Residents now receive 50% off admission to shows at Longway Planetarium, provided by the Arts & Culture Millage. 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

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Now Showing

In My Backyard

12:00 PM Saturday & Sunday + Special Holiday Show Times

Join children’s entertainer Fred Penner from TV’s Nickelodeon as he explores things large and small, from the colors of the rainbow, to the reasons for the seasons.

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The Life of Trees

1:00 PM Saturday & Sunday + Special Holiday Show Times

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

2:00 PM Saturday & Sunday + Special Holiday Show Times

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

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Skies Over Michigan

3:00 PM Sunday, December 16

One night only: Includes telescope observing after the show, weather permitting. Longway Planetarium’s astronomy experts take you on a tour of the night sky over Michigan in this live planetarium lecture.

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Cosmic Christmas

3:00 PM Daily and 7:00 PM Thursday, Friday & Saturday

This show features 16 songs to fill you with cheer, all set to stunning 4k visuals in a festival of Christmas splendor. Recommended for ages 6 and older.

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Edge of Darkness

4:00 PM Daily

Experience a spectacular flight through the great cliffs on comet 67P, a close look at the fascinating bright "lights" on Ceres, and the first ever close-ups of Pluto and its moons.

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Dark Side: The Light Show

8:00 PM Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Experience Pink Floyd's iconic Dark Side of the Moon album as never before in this one-of-a-kind rock light show!

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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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