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Discover the world of science and imagination at Arizona Science Center today! Our events and attractions, including the Irene P. Flinn Giant Screen Theater 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.

Upcoming Events and Showtimes

Amateur Radio International Space Station Connection

July 27 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Join Arizona Science Center’s HAM Shack Radio Team as we connect with the International Space Station (ISS) through Amateur Radio on Saturday, July 27. Don't miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to connect with Astronaut Matthew Dominick and explore the wonders of space! 

This exciting event is included FREE with your Arizona Science Center Membership or general admission.


Mesmerica XL

July 20 | July 27
5:00 p.m. | 6:30 p.m.

Out of the dome and into a giant-screen cinema—be one of the first to experience the world of Mesmerica in a whole new way with Mesmerica XL!

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Magnificent Meteorology

August 10 | 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Reach for the sky at Girls in STEM’s August event, Magnificent Meteorology! Participants will explore the components of Earth’s water cycle, create their own DIY weather station to get in touch with their inner meteorologist and investigate the effects of monsoon season on flash flooding here in Arizona.

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Crafts & Cocktails

August 16 | 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Whether you’re curious about the art of jewelry-making, a self-proclaimed “bad” artist, or simply enjoy creating and crafting, you’re invited to Arizona Science Center’s next Science With a TWIST, Crafts & Cocktails! Curious creatives will have the chance to explore the ‘A’ in STEAM through expert-led sketching classes, jewelry-making, a bad art station, community art wall and more. Plus, we’re adding a twist with delicious craft cocktails inspired by some of the world’s most iconic artwork!

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Amazing Agriculture

August 17 | 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Whether you’re an aspiring veterinarian, curious about livestock nutrition or want to know more about the science behind agriculture, Arizona Science Center’s next Panel Professionals will offer expert insight into the fascinating world of agriculture! Science Center Members and Guests will be able to participate in an engaging, hour-long Q+A session with Dr. Tony Martin, Sarah Radachy, Dr. Juan Rodríguez and Dr. Michelle Schack. After the panel, workshops will be available to get hands-on experience into what a day in the life looks like within a career in agriculture.

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Space: The New Frontier

10:00 a.m. | 12:00 p.m. | 2:00 p.m.
Irene P. Flinn Giant Screen Theater, Level 1

Discover the next step for humankind and spaceflight with Space: The New Frontier! From self-assembling habitats, commercial space stations, launching rockets without fuel to building the Lunar Gateway to deep space, history is in the making as we speak.

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Blue Whales: Return Of The Giants

11:00 a.m. | 1:00 p.m.
Irene P. Flinn Giant Screen Theater, Level 1

Blue Whales: Return of the Giants 3D takes viewers on a journey of a lifetime to explore the world of the magnificent blue whale—a species rebounding from the brink of extinction. Blue whales are the largest animals ever to have lived, bigger than any dinosaur, yet we know surprisingly little about them. Joined by a cast of supporting characters, from dolphins and sperm whales to sea lions and orcas, the blue whale finally gets a turn in the spotlight—in life-size on the giant screen! 

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February 4 – September 2
Sybil B. Harrington Gallery, Level 3
Included with Membership or General Admission

Climb aboard an interactive replica of OceanXplorer, the most advanced research and filmmaking vessel in the world! An exhibition designed for all ages, OceanXperience gives visitors access to OceanX’s renowned OceanXplorer vessel and the cutting-edge science, technology, and media the ship uses to explore the ocean and bring it back to the world

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Dazzling Demonstrations

Daniel Cracchiolo Theater, Level 1

Join Arizona Science Center for live, daily demonstrations that inspire, educate and engage curious minds! Each 15-minute show is available every hour starting at 10:30 a.m. and is included with your Arizona Science Center Membership or general admission 

Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Arizona Science Center's Dazzling Demonstrations are generously supported by DMB Associates.

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Under The Hood
Engineered By Subaru 

CREATE at Arizona Science Center®, Atrium

Discover the world of automotive science with Under the Hood, Engineered by Subaru, to find out! Explore the mechanics of an engine, learn how vehicles are designed and assembled, engineer the fastest car possible, test your skills on the track, and more. 

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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. General admission begins at 10:30 a.m.

Not a Member? Become an Arizona Science Center Member today!

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Explore seasonal wonders at Arizona Science Center! Enjoy holiday-themed exhibits, special events, and interactive activities that delight and inspire visitors of all ages. Join us for unforgettable experiences this season!

Looking to host your next event here?

This 140,000 square–foot building creates an intriguing environment that no guest will soon forget. If you are planning a private, intimate meeting or event, Arizona Science Center will make your function memorable.