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Sloan Museum at Courtland Center
HOURS
Tues.-Sat.: 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sun. 12:00-5:00 PM
Closed Monday

Longway Planetarium
SHOWTIMES
Tues.-Sun. 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 PM
Thurs./Fri./Sat.: 7:00 & 8:00 PM
Closed Monday

Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium are operating at full capacity. We have been working hard to prepare the planetarium for your arrival and we can assure you that you will have a safe and fun experience when you visit. Following CDC, state and local authorities’ guidelines, these are some of the changes you can expect:

1. Masks: Masks are optional for all visitors.

2. Stay Safe: Hand sanitizer will be available upon entry and throughout the space. When you arrive, please be ready to present your receipt on your mobile device or print your ticket. Staff will request your email address for contact tracing purposes. If you are not feeling well, please stay home and visit us when you’re feeling better.

3. Improved Air Filtration: Longway Planetarium's HVAC systems have been updated with UV filtration.

View COVID-19 Response Plan

#SL_DailyDose Science & Astronomy Videos

Stay connected with our virtual events and resources, including Daily Dose of Science videos. Discover fun science activities you can do with common household items, and find out which stars, planets, and other astronomical objects you can find in the night sky. Be sure to visit Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium on Facebook for updates.

For our first quick experiment about preventing the spread of germs, you'll need a bowl, water, pepper, and soap. Watch new videos every day.

Community Resources

We encourage you to use reliable sources of public health information to find out how you can protect yourself and prevent the spread of Coronavirus. We recommend the following resources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus from Deborah Farmer Kris/PBS.

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