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!

Flandrau is open to the public 7 days a week, except for Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day. Average time to visit exhibits: 1-2 hours. Planetarium show: 45minutes-1hour. Recommended age for exhibits: 6 and up.

The UA Gem & Mineral Museum located on our lower level is closed; click here for more details as we transition into a new and exciting space!

Hours of Operation

Schedule subject to change

Monday-Thursday: 9am to 5pm
Friday: 9am to 10pm
Saturday: 10am to 10pm
Sunday: 12pm to 5pm

Special Hours Feb. 15: 10am - 5pm 

Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas Days.


Adults: $16.00
Children 4-17: $12.00
Children 3 and Under: Free
Senior/Military/College Students (w/ID): $12.00

Additional Shows: $3.00

Single item pricing available

Show tickets cannot be purchased in advance. Groups with 10 or more guests are asked to make a group reservation. 

Please arrive 15-20 minutes prior to showtime to claim your tickets. Allow time for parking on a University campus. 

Directions & Parking

1601 E. University Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85721

Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium is located on the northeast corner of Cherry and University on the University of Arizona Campus.

Game Day Special

Join us on home UA Football Game days for our Game Day Special! $5 Admission, $5 Planetarium/Laser shows (each show) all day! Take a break from tailgating and check out all our new exhibits. Bear down Wildcats!

UA Home Game Days:
November 1st - 3rd: Oregon State: Homecoming Weekend – $5 shows, $5 admission all weekend
November 16th: Oregon
November 23rd: Utah

Please note: No other coupons/discounts/offers apply during Game Days. Member pricing valid on Game Days. 

For Game Day Parking information, click here: https://arizonawildcats.com/sports/2014/8/13/209604993.aspx