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WELCOME TO LONGWAY PLANETARIUM!

Michigan's largest and most technologically advanced planetarium facility!

New! Cosmic Colors

New! Legend of the Enchanted Reef

Each show lasts ~45 minutes.
Once a show has started, there will be no late seating.
Please arrive before the show begins.

The planetarium lobby will open a half hour prior to the first show of the day. Below are the regular showtimes.

Mondays: Closed 
Tuesday: Noon, 1 p.m. 2 p.m., 3 p.m. 4 p.m..
Wednesday: Noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. & 4 p.m.
Thursday: Noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. 3 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m., & 8 p.m.
Friday: Noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. 4 p.m. 7 p.m., 8 p.m. (6 p.m. on 1st and 2nd Fridays of the month)
Saturday: 11 p.m. (2nd Saturday of the month for Sensory-friendly show), Noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m., & 8 p.m.
Sunday: Noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m.

Pricing & Discounts

General Admission Pricing

Adults: $8
Seniors 60+: $6
Children ages 2-11: $6
Children under 2: Free

50% off regular ticket pricing for Genesee County Residents
(You will be required to show a valid ID to receive this discounted ticket pricing)

Out-of-county guests can make it a full day of discovery with our combo-ticket pricing! Add admission to the Sloan Museum of Discovery across the street and SAVE! Buy combo-tickets here or in person at the Guest Services. Genesee County residents receive FREE general admission to Sloan Museum.

Tickets can be reserved online, in-person, or over the phone at 810-237-3400.
Shoes and shirts need to stay on while in the planetarium building and dome for the safety of our guests. Once a show has started, there will be no late seating; please arrive before the show begins. If you are unable to attend a show, we may be able to reschedule your tickets for a different show if you let us know before the show begins. Once the show starts, we are not able to reschedule your tickets.

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Safety Precautions

Thank you for helping us create the safest possible environment for our community

Longway Planetarium is now operating at full capacity (129 seats). Hand sanitizer will be available upon entry and throughout the space. If you are not feeling well, please stay home and visit us when you’re feeling better.

Masks: Masks are respected but not expected or required, effective March 1, 2022.

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

Read More About Our COVID-19 Response Plan
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