Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium

Parking

Parking Map

Limited Flandrau Guest Parking
We offer a limited number of free 2–hour curbside parking spaces on Hawthorne Street directly north of Flandrau (see above map for yellow "Limited Flandrau Guest Parking"). After purchasing admission, just ask at the front desk for a permit to hang in your windshield. Parking is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Hourly Meter Parking
You can often find open metered spaces on First Street and Second Street, both also north of Flandrau (see above map for blue "Hourly Meter Parking" areas). These spaces allow parking for 2–4 hours, and you can pay at credit/debit card pay stations. Plus, all metered spaces on campus are free after 5 pm!

Garage Parking
You can find nearby garage parking any time at the Cherry Avenue Garage just south of Flandrau. Click here for most up-to-date information on hourly rates. We are unable to offer parking validation or free garage parking.


Weekends 
On weekends, the curbside spaces on Hawthorne (directly north of Flandrau) are free any time — no permit required. The metered spaces on First Street and Second Street (also north of Flandrau) are also free (all UA metered space are free on weekends).

You can also park for free in UA permit-only parking lots or Cherry Avenue Garage on weekends, except on major game days and special events days. 

 

Getting to Flandrau by Bus

You can reach the Flandrau by the Sun Tran bus system. Routes 15, 9 and 20 stop directly across the street from Flandrau — your stop being the "UA Mall."

If you need assistance with trip planning, or additional information on transfers, connecting routes, or times please call the Sun Tran bus station at (520) 792-9222 or look at the system wide transit map online at www.suntran.com.


Getting to Flandrau by Streetcar
You can reach us by the SunLink Street Car! We are one block south of the 2nd Street/Cherry Avenue Stop.

If you need assistance with trip planning, or additional information on transfers, connecting routes, or times please visit the Tucson Streetcar website at www.sunlinkstreetcar.com.