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Longway Planetarium

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Trivia night

Trivia night is so much fun. We call it speed trivia. It takes 1 hour to do 4 rounds. Then, after... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Judy B
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Class Field Trip

The show was fascinating and the announcer/facilitator was very warm and welcoming. We saw a show... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Trivia night is so much fun. We call it speed trivia. It takes 1 hour to do 4 rounds. Then, after the game, you can stay for one of their shows. The best deal in town. I am a senior citizen so it cost me...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Judy B
Reviewed January 15, 2019

The show was fascinating and the announcer/facilitator was very warm and welcoming. We saw a show on the evolution of stars in the galaxy system and we were able to stay for a simulated ride on a roller costar which the students loved.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank senorfenton
Reviewed November 2, 2018

In November (every year), The Longway Planetarium, Sloan Museum and Buick Gallery reduce the costs for the annual membership. This is a good deal for Genesee County residents, however this is one of the best deals for couples and families living outside of the county....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

I remember going to this planetarium when I was in elementary school. This was a 1.8 million dollar project, in part funded by the C.S. Mott Foundation. Reopening in 2015 with some state of the art technology, it really is a neat destination to enliven...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank HLA3
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

So, I brought my son there twice in Summer 2017. He's 5 and autistic, and we went on two different Be Yourself Saturdays. We found them very accommodating and pleasant, and responsive to a concern I noted when I posted a short video of our...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

For those who may be accustomed to a science center/planetarium combination, this is not it. This is a planetarium only. Shows are wonderful and the seats are very comfortable. But other than the shows, there’s not much else to experience.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 637micheller
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Longway Planetarium is one of the best in the country it has only one of the three of the most advanced projectors in the United States. The program's a show are designed to stimulate children of all ages and inform them of the wonders of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank rblack76666
Reviewed August 9, 2017

What a nice surprise to realize the nice thought provoking programs provided by the Longway Planetarium! Great place to take the kids for an enjoyable learning experience. Nice gift shop!

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank denazew
Reviewed July 10, 2017

I loved the planetarium before the remodel but it is better than ever! The shows are awesome but the murals with information about stars and planets is educational and fun. All of the family would enjoy it!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Donna B
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

Longway Planetarium is a gem tucked away in Flint. They have great constellation programs that delight all ages. The staff is friendly and well versed in the programs they offer. It's comfortable and transports you to a different world. The programs vary, they have classrooms...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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