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Longway Planetarium

Address: 1310 E. Kearsley Street, Flint, MI 48503
Phone Number: 810.237.3400
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Ranked #7 of 80 things to do in Flint
Type: Observatories & planetariums, Museums
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Type: Observatories & planetariums, Museums
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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Swartz Creek, Michigan
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Took my three youngest grandchildren aged seven, five and three to see Peter and the Wolf. They were attentive and fascinated by the story and laser show. Just the right length to keep their attention.

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is a great place for the kids. The novelty of the huge visual is enough to keep their attention. They actually learn things, too! Staff is nice but the facility needs updating. Good place to take a classroom or the family.

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Toronto
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Pretty small place, but the show is worth it!! Kids enjoyed alot, but my 4yr old fell asleep. The gift store has interesting things

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Stayner, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We saw The Great Space Chase on the big screen. It was a fun show and all attending really liked it. The surrounding area driving to the Planetarium was very clean and seemed safe unlike other parts of Flint that we drove through.

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Flint, Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

The Longway Planetarium is like an oasis in the desert. They are very knowledgeable and have excellent shows.

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Dallas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Educational, fun, interesting, energizing and relaxing. Enjoy Great music and don't skip the gift shop!

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Flushing, Michigan, United States
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106 reviews 106 reviews
30 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We took our daughter here on a Sunday and it was very fun and educational. We purchased the family pass for year round access and we will definitely be coming back again. There are several shows available on the weekend and we went to the last show. Wish we would have went to the first show and stayed all day... More 

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Flint, Michigan
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

I attended a great laser show featuring Motown Music. It was fantastic. The abstract art from the laers alternated neyween whimsical to existential. Definitely a must.

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Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Great place lots of stuff to see kids had a blast and really enjoyed it will certainly come back here

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Swartz Creek, Michigan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013 via mobile

Planetarium is this large bubble in the mist of the flint cultural center, sits next to the play theater and the flint institute of arts, across from whiting, flint institute of music and Sloan museum. All great places to visit. Planetarium offers a view of the night sky, some shows are educational some set to music. Definitely worth a visit.... More 

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