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Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium

University of Arizona District

1601 E. University Blvd.
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721
United States

Phone: (520) 621-4516



1601 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721, 520-621-4516.

Located on the University of Arizona campus, Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium inspires visitors of all ages with the wonders of science. Explore the solar system and beyond in Flandrau’s state-of-the-art planetarium theater, featuring a fulldome digital projection system that can launch from the Earth and fly to planets, moons, and asteroids. Flandrau also offers interactive science exhibits that are fun for the whole family, and the dazzling specimens of the UA Mineral Museum.

Current exhibits topics include earth science, astronomy, math puzzles, and gemstones. Open Daily, see website for hours, showtimes, and admission prices.

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    Based on 78 reviews
  • #50 of 277 things to do in Tucson
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mineral museum is nicely done

Not as large as the one in Socorro NM but very well displayed with lots of different specimens. did not go to planetarium but the educational room with games and hands on was fun even for the adults...

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Good on a hot summer afternoon

This is an excellent way to spend a not summer afternoon. The majority of students are away for the summer, so traffic and parking are not nearly as much of a challenge, Plan on spending at least an...

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Wonderful experiene

My husband took our 9yo daughter to the shark exhibit and also saw the 3D show. They returned later in the evening to see the laser show and loved all of it. She accidentally left her headband and...

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