Find a Hotel

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.

  • TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
    Based on 84 reviews
  • #52 of 289 things to do in Tucson
  • Show Reviews


We went to this place and really hoped for a better experience. We we’re expecting to see a movie at the planetarium about “black holes” that was advertised and instead we ended up seeing a movie...

Read full review

Movies are the best

The planetarium movie on Mars was interesting and the moderator was knowledgeable. The moderator could have been more engaging. The gem and mineral area is being moved and was almost empty...

Read full review

Fun place to explore planets, sharks, water, minerals.

Three adults and two boys, ages 6 & 9 visited 12/27/19 in the morning. The University of Arizona was on break, so campus was empty and easy to navigate. I parked near the Flandrau on Hawthorne Street...

Read full review


  • Wheelchair Accessible

See More

Tour Inside