The University of Arizona

June 13th - August 30th

The Heritage of Astronomical Art in Arizona

See what Arizona's best astronomical artists have created!
Did You Know?
This painting is by Robert McCall, courtesy of UA Archive of Visual Arts

New Mineral Exhibit Open Now!

Meet The Trilobites!

From big to small, come meet some of the first inhabitants!
Did You Know?
The largest full trilobite found was 28 inches long!

Narrated by Liam Neeson

Dynamic Earth

Learn about Earth's climate engine, and what separates us from Venus.
Did You Know?
Although very different, Venus is considered Earth's 'sister' planet.

See the stars!

Planetarium Shows

Learn about the stars in a whole new light. Our planetarium shows are out of this world!
Did You Know?
Our projector is named Hector Vector!

Hours of Operation

1601 E. University Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 621-STAR(4516)

Current Hours
Monday - Thursday
9:00am to 5:00pm
9:00am to 10:00pm
10:00am to 10:00pm

12:00pm to 5:00pm


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Purchase UA SciPAss

Purchase a UASciPass for $30! The UASciPass, a 39% savings, can be presented at each of the three UA Science attractions for (1) adult admission: Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium, Steward Observatory Mirror Lab, and Biosphere 2. The UASciPass can be purchased at the UA Bookstore, the Flandrau Science Store, Biosphere 2 or online at

No Shows Thursday, August 20th

There will be no planetarium shows on Thursday, August 20th, due to a private meeting. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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.