We're Open!

Arizona Science Center is open Wednesday through Monday–closed on Tuesdays for deep cleaning.

Rediscover the world of science and imagination at Arizona Science Center–now open with more ways to visit. With over 200,000 square feet of social distancing space and gallons of hand sanitizer, we're ready to help you escape into a world of STEM exploration and play. Get ready to embark on a hands-on learning journey and create memorable experiences to last a lifetime.

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Member Only Weekend Hours

Let's kick off 2021 on a high note!  As a thank you to our beloved Members, now through February 28, The Center will open at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday exclusively for Members. Advance ticket reservations are required. General admission begins at 10:30 a.m.

Member General Admission

Family enjoying Science Center

Self-Guided Experience

Enjoy the Science Center again with your favorite hands-on exhibits, live demonstrations, traveling exhibitions, and exciting science programs for people of all ages. Free for Members! Starting daily at 10:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. with last entry at 2:45 p.m.

Due to limited daily capacity, all Guests are required to purchase timed tickets in advance. Additional tickets are required for the Irene P. Flinn Giant Screen Theater, Dorrance Planetarium, and featured exhibition. Children under 3 are always FREE.

Member General Admission

Non-Member General Admission

Sollaville at the Science Center

Journey to Solarville Made Possible by APS 

Welcome back to Solarville–Arizona Science Center’s renewable energy-powered city. During this complimentary 30-minute journey, engage with our hands-on exhibits and explore ways you can utilize solar and renewable energy in your everyday life, from home appliances to harnessing the power of the changing seasons.  Created with your safety in mind, each group will be limited to 10 Guests to allow for proper social distancing and cleaning between groups. 

Please meet in the lobby near the Information desk 5-minutes prior to the start time. Participation is limited to the first 10 Guests.  Self-guided admission required.

Weekdays: 12:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.
Weekends: 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.

Kids enjoying Science Center demonstration

Pricing

Self-Guided Experience

Member Admission

Adult: FREE
Child (3-17): FREE 

General Admission

Adult: $19.95
Child (3-17): $14.95

Irene P. Flinn Giant Screen Theater (Add-on)

Member Admission

Adult: $6.00*
Child (3-17): $5.00* 

General Admission

Adult: $9.00*
Child (3-17): $8.00*

*Requires self-guided experience ticket purchase

Dorrance Planetarium (Add-on)

Member Admission

Adult: $6.00*
Child (3-17): $5.00* 

General Admission

Adult: $9.00*
Child (3-17): $8.00*

*Requires self-guided experience ticket purchase

Testimonials

Friday We're In Love

"We felt so safe coming, we have ventured out a few places and couldn’t stop saying how safe we felt and what a great job you guys are doing to keep everyone safe while still enjoying the museum. Truly impressive and we are just thrilled you’re open!"

Camille Whiting
fridaywereinlove.com

Surprise AZ Mom

"Husband and I always enjoy our time at the Arizona Science Center. We are happy to see you all are taking Covid seriously. We felt safe going there. Definite thumbs up to the tool so we don’t have to touch doors or buttons."

Susan Springer Coleman

 

Julia

"Seriously, the Arizona Science Center has done a great job making memories while still keeping families/kids safe. As the weather warms up, Victoria will keep you cool!!"

Julia Aaron

Surprise AZ Mom

"If you have been missing the Arizona Science Center, well, there is some good news-The people at the Arizona Science Center have been missing you too. And, they have come up with a way for you to enjoy it with social distancing in mind."

Vicki DeLuzio
SurpriseAZMom


Children wearing masks using hand sanitizer

Health and Safety Guidelines

  • All Guests two years of age and older are required to wear an appropriate face mask. Masks must be worn properly, covering nose and mouth and secured under the chin, during your visit. Guests are encouraged to bring their own masks. Mesh masks, gaiter masks and masks with one-way valves are prohibited. Face shields must still be worn with a face mask. Disposable masks will be available. Guests without masks will not be allowed entry into the Center. To learn more about How to Select, Wear, and Clean Your Mask, click here
  • Restricted number of daily Guests in the building at any one time to less than 10% of our total building capacity through timed ticking. Advance purchase is required.
  • Signage and distance indicators will be used throughout the Center in high-traffic areas to allow for and encourage proper social distancing.
  • Some hands-on exhibit components and other “high-touch” experiences will remain closed, including Sky Cycle, soft play, water atrium and others. See map for more details.
  • Team Members will complete a health screening on a daily basis.
  • Guests and Team Members are expected to wash their hands regularly or use our sanitizing stations.
  • As we continue to monitor and review guidance from the city, state, federal government, and public health officials, we will adjust as necessary to adhere to changing guidelines.
  • The health and safety of all our Guests and Team Members continues to be a primary focus at Arizona Science Center, to view our health and safety guidelines in more detail, click here.

We look forward to welcoming you back, and we’re doing everything we can to ensure a safe, enjoyable visit. On behalf of our team, thank you for following all health and safety procedures to help protect them, you, and our other visitors.


FAQs

Yes! Arizona Science Center is open with restricted capacity–6 days a week, closing on Tuesdays for deep cleaning.

Please visit our ticketing page to purchase your tickets in advance of your visit. Due to the limited daily capacity all Guests are encouraged to reserve timed tickets in advance. Should you require assistance making your reservations, please call 602.716.2028.

To manage capacity, tickets for self-guided and special exhibits are limited and sold on a timed basis. For this reason, all Members are required to reserve tickets in advance of arriving at the Center.

We have extended all memberships by six months to equal the duration of our closure, so you won’t lose any time to visit us in person with your membership.  Please contact us at membership@azscience.org or 602.706.2029 with any questions regarding your membership.

We have implemented enhanced daily cleaning and sanitation protocols, on top of our standard stringent sanitation procedures. For a detailed version of our reopening policies and procedures, click here.

All Guests two years of age and older are required to wear an appropriate face mask. Masks must be worn properly, covering nose and mouth and secured under chin, during your visit. Guests are encouraged to bring their own masks. Mesh masks, gaiter masks and masks with one-way valves are prohibited. Face shields must still be worn with face mask. Disposable masks will be available. Guests without masks will not be allowed entry into the Center. To learn more about How to Select, Wear, and Clean Your Mask, click here

Signage and distance indicators will be used throughout the Center in high-traffic areas to allow for and encourage proper social distancing. Family members and others who live in the same household can be closer together.

Arizona Science Center does not allow outside food or drinks. Bean Sprouts and our concession stand will be closed. Please plan on eating before or after your visit.  Guests may bring water into the Center but no other beverages.

Closed exhibits include SkyCycle, Solarville, Water Atrium, Bed of Nails, Mindball, Ham Shack, and the Stomach Slide. Additionally, The Dorrance Planetarium is temporarily closed. See map for more details.

Yes! Victoria will remain with us until the end of 2020. 

The Victoria the T. rex exhibition is no longer at Arizona Science Center. Please contact help@azscience.org or 602.716.2070 for further assistance. 

We will work with you to postpone scheduled bookings and are offering complimentary refunds to ticket holders who are not able or choose not to visit. Please contact the reservations office at groups@azscience.org or 602.716.2028 to reschedule your visit.

Please contact the reservations office at groups@azscience.org or 602.716.2028 to reschedule your visit.