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.
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.
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.
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.
Nikon’s Small World Photo Exhibit | April 21 - August 29
Celebrating 46 years of images captured by the light microscope–The Nikon Small World Competition first began in 1975 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then, Small World has become a leading showcase for photomicrographers from the widest array of scientific disciplines.
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.