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Longway Planetarium

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Address: 1310 E Kearsley St, Flint, MI 48503-1987
Phone Number: +1 810-237-3400
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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My husband and I got married at Longway over the summer. We had been to a couple of shows, including their Valentine's Day dinner under the stars and the Pink Floyd show. Fun for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Jessica O
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Flint, Michigan
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Flint, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I got married at Longway over the summer. We had been to a couple of shows, including their Valentine's Day dinner under the stars and the Pink Floyd show. Fun for adults and kids alike.

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Thank Jessica O
Flint, Michigan
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the perfect place for star gazers. Different types of light shows depending on the season. Awesome musical background. Learned a lot

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Thank Boble D
Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Really nice experience, good lobby, fine show, top notch fulldome (only) technology. While it did not have a modern opto-mechanical planetarium projector, the video did a fair job of showing the stars, and did the usual spectacular flights through the universe, etc. at least in 4K resolution.

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Thank Ken M
Michigan
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71 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

The planetarium now has the largest dome in Michigan and a state of the art Digistar 5 projection system. Even the seats are new since the renovation this spring. We saw Dark Side. It was great. Also free parking.

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Flushing, Michigan
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

If you think you will be a regular patron here, it is far more fiscally responsible to purchase the Family membership. November is the membership month where prices are lowered. Our family of 6 visits the Longway Planetarium several times per month for star shows Laser Floyd, and the special shows offered there. During the Summer we take the kids... More 

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Livonia, Michigan
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99 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

We visited on a Wednesday afternoon the first week in September and were the only people there, which is too bad because it is worth a visit. There are several interesting items in the lobby, but the main thing is the show in the auditorium. They have about six different shows, but not every show is shown every day. We... More 

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Flint, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

The new laser isn't as bright as it used to be. Which is good...no sun glasses required now. Great show!

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Birmingham, MI
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

On a family trip to Flint, I did a little research and saw great reviews for the planetarium kids show (Accidental Astronauts), so we went. I'm glad we did. The staff is friendly, the planetarium was clean and the show was perfect for my 5 year old. Make sure you stay for the roller coaster show after the main feature.... More 

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1 Thank uofmpanther
Flint, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

The planetarium is impressive...state of the art facility. We had a group of 48 students and staff. They showed the show "Stars" narrated by Mark Hamil. It was very cool.

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Joliet, Illinois
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3 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

great, you gotta see it. and its in the cultural center. more than just that to see. easy access, and plenty of parking.

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