Planetarium

Current Shows Show Times
Planet Hunters 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m.
Grand Tour of the Solar System 12:30 p.m.
Natural Selection – Darwin’s Mystery of Mysteries 3:30 p.m.
Treehouse Adventures 10:30 a.m.
Arizona Skies 2:30 p.m.

More About Our Current Shows

Arizona 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.

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    Planet Hunters

    Come experience the wonders of exploration and the myriad of new discoveries uncovered through today’s bold efforts to find planets orbiting stars beyond our Solar System. Learn how new planets are discovered - from Broiling Jupiters to Super Earths in a search for planets that may support life. See Arizona Science Center’s original production of Planet Hunters, where we explore the universe and its hidden secrets.

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    Grand Tour of the Solar System

    Voyage through our spectacular solar system and visit each planet, comparing and contrasting their features.

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    Natural Selection – Darwin’s Mystery of Mysteries

    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.

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    Treehouse Adventures

    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.

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    Arizona Skies

    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.

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