Hands-On Learning Workshops

Member Discounts: $1 off all workshops; $5 off all camps

Immerse yourself and your family in these interactive, hands-on workshops and camps. Develop new skills and make new friends while getting inspired through learning! Camps and workshops are held at Longway Planetarium or at the new Sloan Museum of Discovery in one of the learning labs or maker space.

Emergency Contact Form

  • The fillable EmergencyContactForm can be printed off at home, signed, scanned, and emailed in.
  • If you do not have access to a computer or printer, you can request to have a form mailed to your home. Please request printed forms by email at education@sloanlongway.org. You can also request forms by phone at 810‐237‐3409.
  • If you mail in or drop off your signed form to Sloan Museum of Discovery or Longway Planetarium , we will scan forms into our system.

If you have any questions, please call 810-237-3409.


Eerie Experiments - October 27, 2023 (This workshop is SOLD OUT. Please choose another workshop)

Ages: 8+
Date: Friday, October 27, 2023
Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $13 per person, or $44 for 4 participants

Grab your family and join us for a eerie good time at our annual Halloween Science celebration! Program includes pizza and drinks and entrance into the 8:00 pm Ooky Spooky laser light show..

This is a special event and tickets must be purchased in advance.

Spooky Science - October 28, 2023

Ages: 7 & under
Date: October 28, 2023
Time: 10 AM - 12 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $10 per person, or $32 for a family of four

It’s “spooky season!” Explore the spooky side of science with your family. Create a magical fizzing potion, mix up an ooey gooey concoction, and engineer an edible spooky scenery.

This is a special event and tickets must be purchased in advance.

FREE Drop-In Workshops


Join us for a Lego-building adventure! Step in the Discovery Lab Maker Space for our once a month building challenge, open to Lego-enthusiasts of all ages!  Come and test out your skill - Lego club is included with museum general admission.


Drop In Workshops

Drop in on the Maker Space inside Discovery Hall Tuesday-Sunday after 11 a.m.! There are daily activities happening, facilitated by one of our education and outreach staff.


Book Club

Gather with other members of the community to share thoughts on the book of the Month!


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