The Buick Automotive Gallery is also home to the Sloan Museum’s Perry Archives. Here we house a wide array of photographs, records and objects chronicling the people and history of Flint and Genesee County, Michigan.

Monday-Thursday: closed to the public or by appointment-24 hours notice.
Saturday & Sunday: 12-5pm. Call 810.237.3440 to make an appointment.

Admission to Buick Gallery includes admission to Sloan Museum. Tickets: $9 adults, $8 Senior 60+, $6 youth age 2-11, members and 1 and under are free. ASTC reciprocal discount is $3 per person to see the traveling exhibit.
Combo Passes - Includes admission to Sloan Museum as well as Buick Automotive Gallery AND one show at Longway Planetarium:
Adults $14, Senior (60+) $12, Youth (2-11) $9, Child (1 & Under) Free, Members - Free, ASTC Reciprocal Members - $6


Proof Of Concept

Experimental cars are exactly that; an experiment. From the start, these conceptual vehicles allowed automakers to flex their creative muscles. These projects freed designers and engineers from the constraints of convention and affordability to serve as a gauge for public interest in far out design aesthetics and expensive, new-fangled technology. The earliest experimental cars acted as a visual mission statement, a masterwork to which other designers and engineers should aspire. Some were so forward thinking that in one case, a technology introduced in a General Motors “Dream Car” proved to be 52 years ahead of its time.

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303 Walnut Street
Flint, Michigan 48503
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Monday - Thursday - Closed to the public
Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday 12:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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