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Sloan Museum

1221 E Kearsley St, Flint, MI 48503-1988
+1 810-237-3450
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Good displays of automobile history

Very good for small children,museum was great for adults,story of Flint with key displays.1963... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
Terry H
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Flint, Michigan, United States
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Very very good

I never know what to expect from small local museums and this one definitely surprised me. It is a... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2017
dchorton
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Waterford, Michigan
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Regional history, historic automobiles, and hands-on science are major features of Sloan Museum. Dramatic settings, video programs and hundreds of artifacts and photographs portray the area’s tumultuous 20th century history in the Flint and the American Dream exhibit. Current temporary exhibit: Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition until May 21, 2017. View more than one hundred of authentic artifacts recovered from Titanic’s debris field, amazing recreations of her famous rooms, and share in the dramatic personal stories of her passengers and crew. Sponsored locally by HAP.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“auto industry” (9 reviews)
“boarding pass” (6 reviews)
“buick gallery” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1221 E Kearsley St, Flint, MI 48503-1988
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Very good for small children,museum was great for adults,story of Flint with key displays.1963 Riviera ,1955 Chevrolet items produced by factories during WW2 ,Early Buicks

Thank Terry H
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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

I never know what to expect from small local museums and this one definitely surprised me. It is a lot larger than it looks with a wide variety of exhibits including cars and the history of flint. I love looking at old pictures and seeing...More

Thank dchorton
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

While there’s not a GM museum in Flint, the Sloan museum has a few areas dedicated to the history of GM. It’s a nice, little museum; but, not a showstopper.

Thank Michelle R
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

The themes change from time to time. The exhibits are tastefully placed. There are info cards placed to describe the display. Very nice atmosphere. Very clean. Very interesting. Well worth time spent.

Thank Boble D
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Was surprised at the eclectic variety of displays here in Flint! Especially interesting was the exhibit about women's role in strike and forming of the UAW union.

Thank C809SQedwardr
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

It is about the development of Mi in general. Genesee County and Flint especially. Heavy emphasis on how we developed from a trading center to a lumber community to a buggy manufacturing and distribution center to cars to where we are going now. But it...More

Thank AnnRee
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

You will learn a lot here. So much history. It's been a long time since I have been here, but it never diappoints.

Thank Steve J
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Entering the Sloan Museum was a wonderful treat as a member of the 'cast' came up and provided my wife and I with a back story of real travelers on this ill fated ship. Gorgeous, over sized photos of the construction and mini-bios of real...More

Thank Scott W
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

They had a special exhibit where we were there of the Titanic. Unique presentation of information and way to get guess involved.

Thank Nancy W
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I didn't expect I Museum in a small struggling City Like Flint to be so good. But it was packed full with lots of interesting displays on the industrial and Social Development of flint and the surrounding area . It also featured some Hands-On, and...More

Thank dturcott
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