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Address: 1221 E. Kearsley Street, Flint, MI 48503-1988
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+1 810-237-3450
10:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 17:00

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Took our 2 year old grandson for the In the Dark exhibit which was way over his head. This is really for school age children. What he LOVED were the trains, the household set up... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 December 2016
Sue S
Ortonville, Michigan
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Ortonville, Michigan
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217 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Took our 2 year old grandson for the In the Dark exhibit which was way over his head. This is really for school age children. What he LOVED were the trains, the household set up for preschoolers with the grocery store, kitchen and shopping cart just his size. He especially liked the block area with all the wooden Melissa and... More 

2 Thank Sue S
Grand Blanc, Mi
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302 reviews
110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Above average museum for a medium sized city. The permanent collection tells a great story of the history of Flint and surrounding areas. There is also an area that has something new and different several times a year.

Thank DanandSharon
Charlotte, North Carolina
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I have taken my 93 year old father as well as my toddler grandchildren to Sloan. Needless to say my father, a Genesee County native, very much enjoyed the many historical exhibits. We enjoyed hearing the many details he was able to relate regarding his actual experiences in Genesee County. Our toddler grandchildren had a great time in the two... More 

Thank Barbara T
Indianapolis, Indiana
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I was not expecting the quality and diversity of collections at the Sloan, nor the very nice exhibition techniques. How lucky is Flint to have such a fine museum! Yes, the automobile is a strong part of Flint's history, but it is intertwined with immigrant cultures, union drama, and even the natural history of the region. Great job!

Thank Ken M
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Museum has an eclectic mix of local Flint history as well as general historic artifacts and exhibits. A great primer for learning the history of how the wagon and buggy industry of the 'Vehicle City', led to one of the most notable locations in automobile history and the birthplace of General Motors. I especially like the Golden Memories car show... More 

Thank Rick M
Livonia, Michigan
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124 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

This is a very well-done museum that details the history of the city of Flint. Since the tremendous growth of Flint was directly related to the automobile industry (the population went from about 38,000 in 1910 to over 90,000 in 1920 to over 156,000 in 1930 to a peak of almost 197,000 in 1960), the museum provides a lot of... More 

Thank David C
Flint, Michigan
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is a world class Museum in the heart of Flint! Brought to us by Alfred P Sloan, one of the first car makers in the world. When self made wealthy men/women cared about society. (Charles Mott)

Thank Michael J
Birmingham, MI
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We visited the museum for the giant bug exhibit, which is temporary. What we saw was great, though I wish there were more bugs. The rest of the Museum is just ok if you aren't a history buff or interested in Flint history. My kids (21 months and 5) liked the kids area, but it wasn't spectacular. The Flint history... More 

Thank uofmpanther
Grand Blanc, Michigan
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60 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

First time attending Sloan Car Show. We got free tickets from Genisys Credit Union. Excellent. A lot to see. Can also got to go into the Sloan Museum for free with our admission to the car show. We have been to the museum before but never been into the Flint museum part before. We enjoyed learning more about our city.

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

The Sloan Museum was wonderful. I thought it would only focus on the automobile industry but it was so much more. It was great to hear and see so much about the history of Flint. The guided tour was great because we found out little stories about the people. I definitely recommend going there and make sure you have a... More 

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