The University of Arizona

From the Desert to the Moon


Learn how the UA helped the US win the space race to the moon.
Did You Know?
The Kuiper Belt is named after Gerard Kuiper

Coming this fall

SCISS Full Dome Digital Projection System

Your planetarium experience is about to get astronomically more awesome!
Did You Know?
You can help! Read more to see how!

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

Summer Current Hours
Monday - Wednesday
10:00am to 4:00pm
10:00am to 4:00pm
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday & Saturday
10:00am to 9:00pm
1:00pm to 4:00pm


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No Planetarium Shows

As we begin to upgrade our Planetarium Theater this week, we will not be offering planetarium shows from July 28th through August 7th. Regularly scheduled shows will re-start the evening of August 7th at 6pm. Our new system will debut September 5th, so stay tuned!

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 Led Zeppelin"! A classic rock laser fest not to be missed!

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.