More About Our Current ShowsArizona Science Center is the first science center in the world to showcase a state-of-the-art NanoSeam dome. With this cutting-edge technology, you will be fully immersed in the imagery of the galaxy and transported on animated journeys through cells, Earth, space and time. Even the astronomical marvels of Arizona's night skies. Shows play throughout the day.
*Planetarium presentation times are subject to change without notice.
Voyage through our spectacular solar system and visit each planet, comparing and contrasting their features.
Join the young Charles Darwin on an adventurous voyage of exploration circumnavigating the World with the HMS Beagle. In the 19th century in Victorian times many physical phenomena were already discovered and described by natural laws, but life's most eloquent mechanism was still unknown: How could new species arise to replace those lost in extinction?
It was time for someone to come forth with a Naturalist explanation of this mystery of mysteries.
"Back To The Moon For Good" is an exciting, educational fulldome show narrated by award-winning actor Tim Allen. The 25-minute digital film highlights the history of exploring the moon and provides an insider’s look at the teams vying for the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE, the largest incentivized prize in history. "Back To The Moon For Good" begins with a tour through the history of lunar exploration, tracing back to the 1960s and 1970s. We hear from some of the teams racing to land a robotic spacecraft on the moon and win the Google Lunar XPRIZE. The audience is taken on a successful launch, landing and tour of the lunar surface. The show ends with an enticing visualization of a future settlement on the moon. The stunning visuals and compelling narrative of the show explain the importance of the Google Lunar XPRIZE in encouraging today’s space entrepreneurs and innovators to collaborate toward building a new space economy while inspiring the next generation to “shoot for the moon.”
Join us as we go on adventures through the Universe from the treehouse in our backyard. We will explore planets, fly through the galaxies, tell stories about the Sun, Moon, and stars, and much more from our Treehouse.
*Recommended for children from the ages of 2 to 6.
Discover the current night sky and hear stories about the different constellations visible this time of year. This show concludes with a spin through the cosmos.