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  • Longway Planetarium

    Featuring 129 seats under an impressive 52 1/2-foot dome, the Longway Planetarium is Michigan’s largest planetarium. For more than half a century, Flint’s Longway Planetarium has been a major resource of science education for students…

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  • Sloan Museum

    Regional history, historic automobiles and hands-on science are major features of the Sloan Museum. Dramatic settings, video programs and hundreds of artifacts and photographs portray the area’s tumultuous 20th century history in the Flint and…

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  • The Buick Gallery

    The Buick Automotive Gallery is also home to the Sloan Museum’s Perry Archives. Here we house a wide array of photographs, records and objects chronicling the people and history of Flint and Genesee County, Michigan.…

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Proof Of Concept

The Buick Gallery’s new exhibit Proof of Concept features not only four legendary Dream Cars, but also the production models they inspired. Some, like the 1953 Buick Skylark, sprang near-fully formed from their four-wheeled ancestor, while others carry their heritage in more subtle ways, with only a slight nod to an understated styling cue to tie them to their conceptual forefathers.


A Bug's World

Giant bugs are crawling into Sloan Museum! Trade sizes with an insect to find bugs looming large in this interactive exhibit. Learn about entomology—the study of insects—while exploring common backyard species magnified 40-120 times their size in scientifically accurate animatronic detail.


Sloan Photo Contest

Today’s photos are tomorrow’s history. Through the photos you take every day, you can help future generations understand what it’s like to be part of the Flint community in this moment in time. Submit your photos and make sure that your experience is part of Flint’s 21st century story. In this photo contest, we’re looking for compelling images of people, places, and activities in Flint that showcase the vibrancy and variety of life in our city, the good times, as well as the hard times.


Now Showing At The Longway Planetarium

The state of the art planetarium features a variety of programs for all ages. New programs open every 2-3 months. Check the schedule here for details on programs and show times.

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Upcoming Events

  • NATMEvent
    01 Oct, 16

    Night At The Museum

    Experience a vintage circus with thrilling performers, carnival games, a fantastic DJ, exciting live auction, gambling-style amusements, and fabulous food.Cash bar available. More details and…

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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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