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Address: 1221 E. Kearsley Street, Flint, MI 48503-1988
Phone Number: +1 810-237-3450
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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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63 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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!

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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 

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Thank Rick M
Livonia, Michigan
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99 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 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 

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Flint, Michigan
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44 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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)

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Thank Michael J
Birmingham, MI
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26 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 

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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50 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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.

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Thank Shanna M
Flint, Michigan
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3 reviews
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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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Thank Kathleen A
Joliet, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

this place and a few other places are all located in the flint cultural center. within just a few blocks of each other. you and your family can spend two days just enjoying the cultural center. really nice place to enjoy. and I think you will do just that

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Thank ministerrobinson
Burton, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Sloan Museum is always a great place for the kuds to learn alot about the history of Flint through the years. I highly recommend this to anyone planning a trip to Flint.

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Lindstrom, Minnesota
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151 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

This museum features fur-trading exhibits, lumber information from years past as well as cars and the history of General Motors. They moved part of a home built in 1870 and exhibited a Victorian style room from the Eli T. Smith home. There is a lot of information on the Flint Sit-Down Strike from 1936. There was a Giant Bugs interactive... More 

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