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Due to the current Omicron wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Longway Planetarium seating is limited to 50 people per show to allow for social distancing, effective January 14, 2022. Please purchase tickets in advance to be guaranteed a seat. We highly recommend all visitors ages 2+ to wear masks while indoors at Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium. Thank you for helping us create the safest possible environment for our community.

Sloan Museum at Courtland Center is the temporary exhibit space for Sloan Museum while the new Sloan Museum of Discovery is being built with all-new interactive exhibits for you and your family.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win will be the last traveling exhibit at the Courtland Center. The new Sloan Museum of Discovery will open to the public July 16, 2022. Stay tuned for details.

Traveling Exhibit Tickets

Includes Traveling Exhibit tickets as well as General Admission experiences.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win

FEBRUARY 5 - MAY 15, 2022

Hot Wheels™: Race to Win™! Speed, power, performance . . . buckle up and race with the most famous toy vehicles on the planet—Hot Wheels®! Be part of a dynamic race team working together to build and test the world’s fastest (and safest) speed machines, using Hot Wheels® diecast cars to experiment and play. This behind-the-scenes look at the thrilling world of racing investigates the scientific process for designing super-fast cars. Hands-on experiences, authentic race gear, and captivating memorabilia will engage families in the process of experimenting with speed, power, and performance using Hot Wheels cars and track as the their tools. Produced by The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis and Mattel. HOT WHEELS and associated trademarks and trade dress are owned by, and used under license from, Mattel. ©[current year] Mattel. All Rights Reserved.

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General Admission

General Admission

Includes Play Area and Historic Vehicles

Play Area

Closed January 10-February 4, 2022; Re-opens February 5, 2022 through May 15, 2022, in tandem with the Hot Wheels: Race To Win! interactive traveling exhibit.

The play area has been carefully reconfigured to ensure social distancing. Four distinct sections create opportunities for kids to practice sharing and taking turns. The house area includes a grocery store, kitchen fun, and picnic tables. The playground area includes a climber and balance toys. The young children's area includes mats, building toys, puzzles, and a reading nook.

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Historic Automobiles from Sloan Museum's Vehicle Collection

Closed January 10-February 4, 2022; re-opens February 5, 2022 through May 15, 2022, in tandem with the Hot Wheels: Race To Win! interactive traveling exhibit.

See concept cars, trucks, and classic cars dating from the early 1900s to the late 1980s, all with historic ties to Flint and Genesee County. Whether it was assembled in the area, entirely Flint-built, or features Flint-made parts, each vehicle helps tell a story about how the automotive industry shaped life in Flint—and how Flint helped put the world on wheels.

Closed January 10-February 4, 2022; Re-opens February 5, 2022 through May 15, 2022, in tandem with the Hot Wheels: Race To Win! interactive traveling exhibit.

4190 E. Court St. Burton, MI 48509

Sloan Museum at Courtland Center will be temporarily closed January 10-February 4, 2022. It will re-open February 5, 2022 through May 15, 2022, in tandem with the Hot Wheels: Race To Win! interactive traveling exhibit.

HOURS
Tues.-Sat.: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (last admittance is 4:30 p.m.)
Sun. 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (last admittance is 4:30 p.m.)
Closed Mondays

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Renovation and Expansion Project

Be a part of the Discovery!

Sloan Museum of Discovery will open in Summer 2022

Sloan Museum in the Flint Cultural Center is closed for renovation and will re-open July 2022 as the new Sloan Museum of Discovery. We encourage you to visit our temporary exhibition space inside Courtland Center Mall. Visitors can enjoy over 30 historic automobiles from Sloan Museum's vehicle collection, as well as hands-on traveling exhibits and a family play area.

Sloan Museum’s renovation and expansion is a $27.5 million project. Over 95% of this goal has been raised through donations from private foundations, corporations, and individuals. Every gift makes an impact! Would you like to be part of the Discovery? Click to find out how you can buy an engraved brick, or make a donation in any amount.

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OUR MISSION

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We engage communities on a learning journey in history and science. 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.

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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

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