Plan your day of fun with a Combo-ticket to Sloan Museum of Discovery and a planetarium show at Longway Planetarium.
Combo-tickets are a great value for people who live outside of Genesee County and want to go to Sloan Museum of Discovery and a planetarium show on the same day! Buy tickets to both Longway Planetarium + Sloan Museum of Discovery and the REAL BODIES exhibition at the same time and save!
Purchase a combo-ticket for a show at Longway Planetarium and the traveling exhibit Real Bodies at Sloan Museum. Real Bodies tickets includes admission to Sloan Museum at these discounted combo-ticket rates (please plan your purchases mindfully; ticket sales are final and non-refundable):
- Adults: $27
- Seniors 60+: $21
- Youth age 2-11: $18
- Under 2 years of age: FREE
*If you live inside Genesee County, thanks to the Arts Education & Culture Enrichment Millage, you receive free general admission to Sloan Museum of Discovery, discounted tickets to the REAL BODIES special traveling exhibit, and 50% off tickets to at show at Longway Planetarium. Click here to buy tickets and receive your benefits!
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. Fly over the surface of Pluto, our best known Dwarf Planet. Dive over the ice cliffs of Miranda. Sail through the rings of Saturn. Feel the lightning storms of Jupiter. Walk on the surface of Mars. Which destination would you choose? A solar system journey for space travelers of all ages. Recommended for ages 5 and older.
Space Academy: Stars
Space Academy covers the fundamentals of astronomy in a LIVE, interactive 45-minute talk. Recommended for kids at a 3rd Grade comprehension or older. Space Academy: Stars explores the life, birth, and death of stars including stellar formation, the electromagnetic spectrum, supernovae, and star lore.
On vacation at her grandpa’s, a little girl Mia accidentally discovers a mysterious piece of astronomical machinery. Edmund, Mia’s eccentric uncle, tricks the girl into using the tool’s secret powers to change the world’s seasons. She realizes the consequences of what they are going to do, but Edmund doesn’t want to let the plan go. Magic Globe is produced by Creative Planet. Recommended for ages 5 and older.
Skies Over Michigan
Longway Planetarium’s astronomy experts take you on a tour of the night sky over Michigan in this live planetarium lecture. Learn about the rotation of the Earth, how to find the North Star, and which constellations and planets are visible in your backyard tonight. Stargazers can come back to this show again and again to find out about recent astronomical events and for seasonal updates on what's visible in the night sky over Michigan. Recommended for ages 10 and older.
Dinosaurs of Antarctica
From the Permian through the Jurassic, journey to the south polar landscapes of Antarctica hundreds of millions of years ago. Roam the primitive forests and thick swamps with bizarre dinosaurs and colossal amphibians. Enter a surreal world of bug-eyed giants and egg-laying mammals where survival means enduring the sunless, six-month polar winter surrounded by meat-eaters with night vision. Join intrepid Antarctic scientists on a quest to understand the ice continent’s profound transformation, and to predict the future as humans drive dramatic change. Welcome to the lost prehistoric world of Gondwana. Welcome to Antarctica.
Dark Side Light Show
Experience Pink Floyd's iconic Dark Side of the Moon album as never before in this one-of-a-kind show, featuring stunning 4k visuals, brilliant LED sequences, and incredibly clear 5.1 surround sound. Please note: This show contains some adult language and dizzying visual effects. It is not recommended for individuals prone to motion sickness, seizures, or light sensitivity.
Ooky Spooky Light Show
A fall favorite! Enjoy popular Halloween songs like "The Monster Mash," "Ghostbusters," and "Thriller" as they come to life with amazing graphics and lights. Great for family audiences, this show was created here in Flint by our talented team of artists and programmers. A must-see experience during the Halloween season! Recommended for ages 6 and older.
Add on the HAUNTED HALLWAY and experience your ooky spooky experience!