July 2014Blue Star Museums offers Free Admission to Military Families at 2,000+ Museums Nationwide. Starting May 26, Memorial Day through Labor Day, September 1, 2014 FREE general admission to military families (up to 4) into Arizona Science Center! Please bring Military I.D. to receive the offer. Not valid with other offers.
Special Summer Weekend Events
Do your kids like to play detective? Arizona Science Center is proud to partner with The Phoenix Police Department to offer these educational classes for kids.
• Eddie Eagle Gun Safety Program (Ages 5-7)
• Crime Solving Class (Ages 8-10)
Students must be accompanied by an adult. Classes are free with the purchase of general admission.
Special Planetarium Weekend Event
July 19 - 20
12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
In celebration of the first moon landing, Arizona Science Center will be showing Back To The Moon For Good on Saturday and Sunday in the Dorrance Planetarium. Back To The Moon For Good, narrated by award-winning actor Tim Allen, 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. Arizona Science Center is the first science center in the world to showcase a state-of-the-art NanoSeam dome. Show will be playing at 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Reserve your tickets now!
MAKE IT Weekends
July - November 2014
Located in Body Depot, Level 1
Ever wonder what you could create with electronics, crafts or even wood?
Arizona Science Center kicks off MAKE IT Weekends July 12 with two sessions to choose from. Are you a Do It Yourselfer or do you like working together? Become inspired, innovative and be a part of the MAKE IT community at Arizona Science Center every Saturday and Sunday!
FREE with General Admission!
Coffee and Conversations Scholars Series
August 5 | 9-10 a.m.
Guest Speaker: Brenda J. Baker, Arizona State University, Associate Professor
Discussion: What is it like to work at a major site in Egypt? Dr. Brenda Baker will discuss life on digs at Abydos, an area full of cemetery and settlement sites used continuously by royalty and commoners for over 5,000 years.
Free with General Admission* and admission into Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science
*Seniors receive free general admission on the first Tuesday of each month
Coffee will be available for separate purchase.
Sip on coffee and participate in lectures by scholars on topics surrounding Egypt. After the lecture, explore Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science the new travelling exhibition that will take you on an immersive quest for knowledge that reveals how archaeologists use modern science and technology to uncover and understand the ancient civilization of Egypt. See real human and animal mummies as well as other highly regarded authentic art and artifacts from the daily life and funerary culture of ancient Egypt.
Adults' Night Out
Join us in August for our next Adult’s Night Out
August 1, 2014
The first Friday of each month, Arizona Science Center opens its doors to the 18+ from 5:30-9 p.m. All four floors of hands-on science are FREE as is a New Times 'Best of Phoenix' award-winning lecture series (seating is first-come, first-served)! Special ticketed events, IMAX® films or Dorrance Planetarium presentations are available for an additional cost and we always roll out the cash bar and feature a variety of local DJs.
Educators earn one hour of professional development for each lecture attended.
Our traveling exhibition "Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science" is also open during Adults' Night Out and available for an additional charge!
Art 360 will feature the 'Best of 2014' artists. Guests can connect in a personal and relatable way to each story that is told through Art360's 2014 featured artists including Katie Davison, Julia Jones, Chelsea Davis, Dean Reynolds and Lisa Albinger. Don't miss the unique opportunity to see their work come to life on the dome of the planetarium.
Reserve your tickets now!
Innovation Kids' Night Out has been cancelled and no longer available during Adult’s Night Out!
FREE General Admission for Seniors
First Tuesday of every month
Arizona Science Center Members Summer Weekend Hours
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
It's all happening at Arizona Science Center! For more information call our Reservations line at 602-716-2000 ext: 226. This offer is for persons 62+ only. Please bring your drivers license, passport or identification card with you day of.
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