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.
Crafting With Vinyl Workshops
CREATE Inside Arizona Science Center, Lobby
Curious about how to design vinyl applications? Learn how to combine text and vector art while using a Silhouette Cameo to bring your ideas to life. Participants will have the choice of customizing a bag or creating a vinyl decal! Learn more.
Join us December 4, 11 & 18 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. | $35 per person per session
Webb Space Telescope Virtual Speaker
Thursday, December 9 | 6:30 p.m.
Celebrate the iconic launch of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. Join us for a virtual chat with Dr. Rogier Windhorst, NASA Interdisciplinary Scientist and Arizona State University Professor. Generously supported by the Richard F. Caris Charitable Trust. Learn more.
Hacking the Science Center! An Afternoon of Coding Fun
Arizona Science Center Lobby
Are you interested in coding or have a coding project you want to share? Join us for an afternoon of fun activities and interactive exhibits on coding and computer science! Play through Hour of Code, code a Sam Lab, learn about artificial intelligence or share your personal coding project. All levels of coders welcome!
Submit your coding project here.
Join us on Saturday, December 11 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
The Arctic: Our Last Great Wilderness
Experience a world that has evolved intact and untamed since the beginning of time. Journey with National Geographic photographer Florian Schulz on his five-year quest to film the elusive, 200,000-strong Porcupine Caribou herd as it migrates to the Arctic Coastal Plain—one of the longest animal migrations on Earth. Learn More.
Weekdays & Weekends: 12:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.
Girl Scout Workshops
Arizona Science Center makes earning badges and patches exciting for Girl Scouts and easy for leaders! Meet Girl Scouts from other troops and enjoy the Science Center's lively atmosphere as you complete hands-on science activities through various STEM-related workshops. Learn More.
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! Discover a cardboard construction area, 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 Saturdays and Sundays 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—it's 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 general admission to the Science Center. Learn more.
Daniel Cracchiolo Theater, Level 1
Join us for live daily demonstrations and activities that inspire, educate and engage curious minds! Each 15-minute show is included with general admission. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Arizona Science Center's Dazzling Demonstrations are generously sponsored by DMB Associates.
Weekends: 9:45 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 1:45 p.m. & 2:45 p.m.
Weekdays: 11:45 a.m., 1:45 p.m. & 2:45 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.
Weekends: 11:00 a.m.