WE ENGAGE COMMUNITIES ON A LEARNING JOURNEY IN HISTORY AND SCIENCE

Welcome to the NEW

SLOAN MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY

This 107,000 square feet hands-on science and history museum re-opened in 2022 after an extensive expansion and renovation. The new Sloan Museum of Discovery features four primary interactive galleries and a 6000 square feet special traveling exhibit gallery. The new traveling exhibit, Mazes & Brain Games, runs February 3-May 19, 2024.  Sloan Museum of Discovery is located on the campus of the Flint Cultural Center within walking distance of several entertainment, arts, and educational centers.

 

Purchase General Admission Tickets Online

(Schools, Daycares, and GroupsCall to make a reservation at 810-237-3409. Please note: Genesee County Millage benefits don not apply to groups.)

HOURS & LOCATION

Regular Hours

Mondays - Closed
Tuesdays - 10 AM - 5 PM
Wednesdays - 10 AM - 5 PM
Thursdays - 10 AM - 5 PM
Fridays - 10 AM - 5 PM
Saturdays - 10 AM - 5 PM
Sundays* - Noon - 5 PM

Location:

Sloan Museum of Discovery | 1221 E. Kearsley St., Flint, MI 48503
(Free parking off of R.T. Longway Blvd. on the North side of the museum)

GENERAL ADMISSION

(excludes traveling exhibition tickets)

Importance Notice to Online Ticket Purchasers:

Genesee County residents receive discounted admission due to the Genesee County millage passed by voters in 2018. ONLY GENESEE COUNTY RESIDENTS can use the discounted admission. Every adult 18+ with a Genesee County ticket will be required to provide a photo ID with proof of residency upon admission. If guests cannot show proof of residency, they will be asked to pay the difference upon admission. Thank you for your cooperation; Your Genesee County tax dollars are at work!

Shoes and shirts need to stay on while in the museum for the safety of our guests. Thank you.

All ticket sales are final.

Out of County Residents

Ages 12-59 - $14
Seniors 60+ - $11
Students (with ID) - $11
Children 2-11 - $9
Children Under 2 - Free

Genesee County Residents

All Genesee County Residents - FREE*
(please show proof of residency ID at Guest Services desk)

*Sloan Museum of Discovery educational programs are funded in part by the Genesee County Arts Education and Cultural Enrichment Millage. Your tax dollars are at work.

Members

Members of Sloan Longway get FREE general admission to Sloan Museum of Discovery and Longway Planetarium!
Not a Member? Find out how to become a Member and start SAVING!

Other Discounts for General Admission

(does not apply to temporary exhibits, like Mazes and Brain Games)

Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) Members: Free general admission
Flint Children’s Museum Members: $1 off per ticket for general admission
Impression 5 and Ann Arbor Hands-On members: 50% off general admission
Veterans, active military families, and teachers: Free general admission

Click here for more information about discounts.

MAKE IT A FULL DAY OF DISCOVERY!

Combo-tickets are a great way for out-of-county guests to save $ if they want to make it a full day of discovery by adding a Longway Planetarium Show!

Out of County Residents Combo Ticket Pricing

Ages 12-59 - $18
Seniors 60+ - $13
Children 2-11 - $11
Children Under 2 - Free

 

Purchase a combo ticket here

Genesee County Residents

Admission to Longway Planetarium is 50% off, add a show with your Sloan Museum General Admission
(please show proof of residency ID at Guest Services desk)

*Sloan Museum of Discovery educational programs are funded in part by the Genesee County Arts Education and Cultural Enrichment Millage. Your tax dollars are at work.


INTRODUCING 5 UNIQUE GALLERIES!

HAGERMAN STREET
EARLY CHILDHOOD LEARNING GALLERY

Interactive child-sized neighborhood with roundabouts for tricycles, shops, and a charming three-story tree house.

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DURANT GALLERY
VEHICLE GALLERY

11,000 square foot vehicle exhibition hall with rare collections of vintage and concept cars.

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HISTORY GALLERY

Regional interactive history from the earliest inhabitants through history-in-the-making.

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DISCOVERY HALL
SCIENCE GALLERY

Hands-on learning that makes science fun, like the giant interactive Great Lakes water table, Earth Globe, and 10 other hands-on spaces.

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FUN GALLERY
EXHIBITION HALL

5,000 sqare foot exhibition space for special traveling exhibits - "Mazes & Brain Games" runs February 3-May 19, 2024.

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End your visit at the Museum Store for unique gifts and souvenirs, or grab a snack at the Coffee Beanery Café!

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Be Part of the Discovery!

Sloan Museum of Discovery is Now Open!

Sloan Museum in the Flint Cultural Center opened to the public July 16, 2022, as the totally re-imagined, re-built Sloan Museum of Discovery with four all-new interactive galleries and one 6000 square foot gallery for special exhibitions.

Sloan Museum of Discovery’s renovation and expansion is a $30 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 to help us with our mission to engage communities on a learning journey in history and science? If you'd like to make a donation to support our mission, click below, and thank you!

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