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.

Longway Planetarium is closed in observance of the following holidays:
New Years Eve & Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve & Day

TICKET PRICES
Genesee County Residents: $3.50 adults, $2.50 seniors 60+, $2.50 youth ages 2-11
Genesee County residents must present their driver’s license or ID with address on it to receive their discount.
Non-Residents: $7 adults, $5 seniors 60+, $5 youth ages 2-11
Children 1 and younger: Free
Members: Free
Members must present both their membership card and photo ID to receive their discounts. If the member card isn't available, Guest Services can look up the membership with photo ID.

OTHER DISCOUNTS
Please present proof of status to receive a discount, i.e. member card, veteran ID, active military ID, or staff ID.
ASTC: Free
Flint Children’s Museum members: $1 off per ticket
Impression 5 and Ann Arbor Hands-On members: 50% off
Veterans, active military families, and teachers: Free
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Special Events

Get all the details about upcoming activities and events, including First Friday talks and Second Saturday Trivia Nights.

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Now Showing

Cosmic Christmas

Starting November 29: 4:00 PM every afternoon | 7:00 PM Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Enjoy a Christmas light show made right here at Longway Planetarium. This show features 16 songs to fill you with cheer, including holiday classics, some new hits, and a few fun oddities, all set to stunning 4k visuals in a festival of Christmas splendor. Great for ages 6 and older.

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Perfect Little Planet

12:00 PM Saturday & Sunday and 12:00 PM Friday, November 29

Imagine the ultimate space vacation! Discover our solar system through a new set of eyes – a family from another star system seeking the perfect vacation spot! Great for ages 5 and older.

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Journey to Space

1:00 PM Saturday & Sunday and 1:00 PM Friday, November 29

Human missions to Mars are no longer science fiction. Discover how NASA’s space shuttle program has paved the way for humanity to travel deeper into space—to asteroids, Mars and beyond. Great for ages 8 and older.

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The Life of Trees

2:00 PM Saturday & Sunday and 2:00 PM Friday, November 29

A cheeky ladybug named Dolores and a quirky firefly called Mike take the audience on a fascinating journey into the wondrous world of trees. Great for ages 6-10.

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Skies Over Michigan

3:00 PM every afternoon | No shows November 28

Longway Planetarium’s astronomy experts take you on a tour of the night sky over Michigan in this live planetarium lecture. Great for ages 10 to adult.

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The Queen Light Show: From Mercury With Love

8:00 PM Thursday, Friday & Saturday | No shows November 28

Longway Planetarium breathes new life into the classic rock light show format with an original production set to the music of Queen. Experience 10 of Queen’s greatest hits, including favorites like "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Another One Bites The Dust," and "You’re My Best Friend."

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ABOUT US

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Together, Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium serve more than 60,000 schoolchildren annually, providing standards-based classes in science and history. Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium are funded in part by the Genesee County Arts Education and Cultural Enrichment Millage funds. Your tax dollars are at work.

OUR VENUES

Longway Planetarium
1310 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, Michigan 48503
810-237-3400
longway@sloanlongway.org


Sloan Museum
4190 E. Court St.
Burton, Michigan 48509
810-237-3450
sloan@sloanlongway.org


Perry Archives
303 Walnut St.
Flint, Michigan 48503
810-237-3440
collections@sloanlongway.org

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