Tucson Sights

Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium

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

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

Address:

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

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Phone:

520-621–4516; 520-621–7827-for recorded info

Website: www.flandrau.org

Sight Details:

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

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