The University of Arizona

Make a move!

2nd Annual Chess and Science Festival

Think strategically. Act analytically
Did You Know?
Chess is over 1500 years old!

Science Behind the Art

Sonoran Glass School Demos

Come see flame-working demonstrations at Flandrau!
Did You Know?
Glass can melt at temperatures as low as 900F!

Opens February 8th!

The Best of the Best

Exquisite mineral from the finest collections, together in one place!
Did You Know?
Tucson is the heart of Mineral Country

Open Now!

Exploring Sky Islands

Discover the wonder and science of our unique Sky Island Region!
Did You Know?
More species of bees live in the Sky Islands than anywhere else!

UA Flandrau Science Center

1601 E. University Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 621-STAR

Current Hours
Monday - Wednesday
10:00am to 3:00pm
Thursday - Friday 
10:00am to 3:00pm
6:00pm to 9:00pm
10:00am to 9:00pm
1:00pm to 4:00pm


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Schedule Update - Chess & Science Festival

We will have a modified show schedule for the 2nd Annual Chess and Science Festival on Saturday, April 19th.

Saturday Schedule:
11:00 Legends of the Night Sky
1:00   Feature Film
3:00  Tucson Sky Tonight
4:30  Awards Ceremony
5:30  Monthly Matinee Laser Show
7:00  Tucson Sky Tonight

Click here for more information!

UA Fusion Summer Camps are Back!

Fusion CampSummer fun returns with UA Fusion Camps at Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium, June 2nd – July 25th!

UA Fusion Camp offers eight weeks of themed camps that are infused with literacy, creative arts and science exploration. The camps provide children with unique hands-on experiences that promote a love for learning. Visit for more information.

Monthly Matinee


Come join us for this month's Laser Matinee "Laser Vinyl"! Enjoy classic rock hits from Queen, AC/DC and more!

Birthdays at Flandrau

Birthdays are a blast at Flandrau! Come see why kids and parents alike call Science Discovery Birthday Parties the Best Birthday Ever! Click here for more information.