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

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


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New Schedule beginning September 5th!

We will be launching a new show and hours schedule starting September 5th with the launch of our new Planetarium FullDome System! Check back soon for more information!

Spooktacular 2014

Spooktacular 2014

Spooktacular Science is coming! Stay tuned for more information!

Monthly Matinee

Laser ShowsCome get lost in an array of sights and sounds with our Monthly Music Laser Matinee! This month's matinee is Laser U2!

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.