Upcoming Events

Discover the world of science and imagination at Arizona Science Center today. Our events and attractions including the Dorrance Planetarium, and The W.O.N.D.E.R. Center, give audiences and guests the chance to embark in hands-on learning and create a memorable experience that will last a lifetime. 

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Head Injury Prevention Series

All About Me, Level 1

Phoenix Children’s presents a fun, hands-on, 4-part learning series on safety and head injury prevention. Families will explore this topic through hands-on activities and scientific experiments, along with the chance to win a free bike helmet!

Join us on  October 17, November 13 and December 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Spooky Science

October 23–31

Calling all ghosts n' goblins! Spooky Science returns to Arizona Science Center. From hair-raising activities to creepy crawlers, celebrate Halloween with frightfully fun-themed demonstrations and activities that inspire, educate and entertain people of all ages about the science of HalloweenLearn More.

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Build It

Sybil B. Harrington Gallery, Level 3

Build it. Test it. Tinker it. Put your innovation, design, and construction skills to the test at Arizona Science Center’s newest exhibition, Build It! Through cardboard creations, a LEGO building zone, jumbo blocks, and more. Let your imagination run wild with this engaging hands-on exhibition that inspires teamwork and creativity through design. Learn More


Member Only Weekend Hours

As a thank you to our beloved Members, 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.

Not a Member? Become an Arizona Science Center Member today! Learn more.

The Art and Science of Arachnids

Freeman Gallery, Level 1

Explore the largest live arachnid display in North America and discover human-arachnid cultural connections through interactive activities like building robots, conducting science experiments, creating your own arachnid art, and more. Learn More.

POP! The Science of Bubbles

DeBell Water Atrium, Level 1

Soap meets science. An exhibition bursting with fun! Hands-on activities for the whole family teach the science behind these colorful wonders. POP! The Science of Bubbles is included with admission to the Science Center. Learn more

Daily Demonstrations”

Dazzling Demonstrations

Daniel Cracchiolo Theater, Level 1

Join us as we continue our mission of inspiring, educating, and engaging curious minds through science live daily demonstrations and activities. Each 15-minute show is included with admission to the Center. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Arizona Science Center's Dazzling Demonstrations are generously sponsored by DMB Associates

Showtimes: Weekends: 9:45 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 1:45 p.m., and 2:45 p.m. | Weekdays: 11:45 a.m., 1:45 p.m. and 2:45 p.m.


Journey to Solarville Made Possible by APS

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. Learn More.

Looking for sustainability tips?  Check out our 8 Summer Sustainability Tips HERE!

Journey Times: Weekdays:12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., Weekends:11:00 a.m.,1:00 p.m.,and 2:00 p.m.


One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure

Explore the night sky with Big Bird, Elmo, and a friend from China named Hu Hu Zhu! In this planetarium show featuring beloved characters from Sesame Street, you'll learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the Sun, and the Moon. Learn More.

Showtimes: Weekends: 11:00 a.m


Cephalopods: Aliens of the Deep

Through stunning cinematography, it reveals the unexpected or spectacular behavior of little-known species in remote locations. Learn More. 

Showtimes: Weekdays & Weekends: 12:30 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.