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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



Come see why parents and kids alike rave about birthday parties at Flandrau. Check us out for your child’s next birthday party for a fun and educational celebration!
What your Party Includes:

  • A two-hour birthday party in our upstairs special events room
  • Choice of red or blue table covers
  • Access to all Science Center Exhibits
  • Free roam of the Mineral Museum
  • A Planetarium Show
  • Free Invitations (PDF: Red   Blue    Black)
  • Optional: Slime science demonstration ($25 additional charge)
  • Optional: Liquid nitrogen ice cream ($40 additional charge)

Available Birthday Start Times Friday: 6pm Saturdays: 11am and/or 3pm Sunday: 12pm or 1pm
Price $9.00 per guest, parents and children (ages 4 and up), for up to 40 guests max.
Please note: You will need to bring your own food, drinks, and decorations.
Two week notice is preferred for booking.
Parties are limited to 40 guests maximum!
For additional information or to make a reservation please call 520.621.4516, or click here to fill out the Birthday Request Form. Please not that this form is for requests, and will not be confirmed until you are contacted by our Program Coordinator. 

  • TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
    Based on 80 reviews
  • #53 of 277 things to do in Tucson
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Lots of fun

We took our 3 year old to see the shark show and exhibits. She loved all of it and we thought it was cool too. Looking forward to the next exhibit.

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Loud kids ruined the experience

This is a small place with rotating exhibits, not related to space. I heard one parent apologizing to their kids, because it wasn't what they were expecting. There really should be a dedicated...

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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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