Longway Planetarium and Sloan Museum are operating at full capacity. As of August 9, 2021, all visitors ages 2+ are required to wear masks while indoors at Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium. Masks can be removed for short periods while eating snacks/lunches at the tables in Sloan Museum at Courtland Center Mall. Thank you for helping us create the safest possible environment for our community.
We Are Stars
September 11 - October 31, 2021
Shows at 2:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday
What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe by following the formation of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life. Narrated by Andy Serkis. Great for ages 10 and older.
Tickets: $7 adults, $5 seniors 60+, and $5 youth ages 2-11
Online ticket reservation helps us provide touchless entry. You can still pay with cash or credit card at the door, but please note that shows may sell out. You can also call 810-237-3400 to reserve tickets over the phone. There is a $2.00 convenience fee for purchasing online or over the phone.
Genesee County Residents
All Longway Planetarium shows are 50% off for Genesee County residents:
$3.50 adults, $2.50 seniors 60+, and $2.50 youth ages 2-11 There is a $2.00 convenience fee for purchasing online or over the phone.
When you arrive, please present your driver’s license or ID with your address on it to confirm your residency. Longway Planetarium shows are funded in part by the Genesee County Arts Education and Cultural Enrichment Millage. Your tax dollars are at work.
All Longway Planetarium shows are free for members
Please login to reserve your member tickets. Member discounts are automatically applied at checkout. When you arrive, please present your membership card and driver's license or ID to confirm your membership level.
Once a show has started, there will be no late seating. Please arrive before the show begins.
Surround Sound - 7.1
Developer - NSC Creative
Please Note - The Big Bang and evolution are discussed in this show. Longway Planetarium is an educational institution that teaches science and the scientific method. The Big Bang and Evolution are well established, evidence based scientific theories and therefore appear in some Longway shows, and are included in this show.