Hours and Admission

The Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium inspires visitors of all ages with the wonders of science. Located on the University of Arizona campus, Flandrau offers planetarium shows powered by a state-of-the-art fulldome digital projection system and hands-on science exhibits about science topics from earth to space, and more. Come enjoy fun, captivating science for the whole family!

Recommended age for exhibits: 6 and up. Children must be accompanied by an individual at or above the age of 16.

Hours of Admission

Tuesdays – Sundays
10AM – 5PM

Note: We will be closing at 3PM on Friday, Aug.19 for a private event.

Flandrau will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, and Christmas Day

Admission Cost

Science Center Exhibit Admission

  • Adults: $9
  • Seniors (55+) and Military: $8
  • Children (4-17): $7
  • College ID Holders: $7
  • EBT/SNAP Card Holders: $3 (Museums for All program)


Planetarium/Laser Show Admission

  • Adults: $9
  • Seniors (55+) and Military: $8
  • Children (4-17): $7
  • College ID Holders: $7
  • EBT/SNAP Card Holders: $3 (Museums for All program)


Directions & Parking

1601 E. University Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85721

Flandrau is accessible via Cherry Ave south of Speedway, Cherry Ave north of E. Sixth Street off National Championship Drive and University Boulevard west of Campbell Ave. 

Please click below for an up-to-date map with parking options.


Parking Map

Museums for All

Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium is proud to be part of the Museums for All program which extends discounted general admission to EBT cardholders through SNAP or TANF who are 18 years of age or older. Current EBT card and a valid photo ID must be presented at time of purchase. Cardholders receive general admission for $3 per person for themselves and immediate family upon presentation of their EBT card at the Ticket Desk.

This benefit is only valid during regular hours and cannot be used for separate ticketed special events or combined with any other offer/discount. Admission is not transferable, redeemable for cash or exchangeable for any other products or services.


ASTC Passport Program

As a member of ASTC (Association of Science and Technology Centers), any visitors with memberships to other science centers within the ASTC network enjoy the same admission benefits as Flandrau members.

That means if you are a member of another ASTC participating science center or museum, you can get free admission to our science center exhibits. You can find out more at astc.org


Southern Arizona Attractions Alliance | Passport


Flandrau is a member of the Southern Arizona Attractions Alliance and a participant in their attractions passport, a resource that gets your 2-for-1 and other discounts to attractions all over the region.

Find out more at tucsonattractions.com



COVID-19 Changes  

Please take a moment to review some of the changes we’ve implemented. We ask you to please adhere to the new guidelines for the safety and well-being of all.