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Tucson Sights

Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium

  • 1601 E. University Blvd. Map It
  • University
  • Observatory/Planetarium

Updated 05/27/2014

Fodor's Review

Attractions at the university's science museum include a 16-inch public telescope for evening stargazing, hands-on science exhibits, planetarium shows, and the Mineral Museum, which displays more than 2,000 rocks and gems, some quite rare.

Sight Information


1601 E. University Blvd., at Cherry Ave., Tucson, Arizona, 85719, United States

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520-621–4515; 520-621–7827-recorded message


Sight Details:

  • $7 for museum, $5 for planetarium/laser show, observatory free
  • Museum Mon.–Wed. 10–3, Thurs.–Fri. 10–3 and 6–9, Sat. 10–9, Sun. 1–4; planetarium and laser shows Thurs.–Sun. (call for schedule); observatory hours vary (call for schedule)

Updated 05/27/2014


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