Classic Flandrau Field Trip

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Inspiring Future Scientists Since 1975!

From earthly wonders to the farthest reaches of space, field trips at Flandrau reveal the marvels of the universe!

Located on the mall of the University of Arizona campus, Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium offers hands-on exhibits to ignite curiosity and inspire future scientists. Flandrau’s shows and experiences are designed to connect with the members of your school or youth group and are geared to Arizona State Science Standards.

About Flandrau's Classic Field Trips

Two floors of science exhibits let your group explore our vast and fascinating universe—both here on Earth and beyond our solar system—and your group will have the option to see an amazing full-dome show in the planetarium theater. You’ll feel like you’re flying through space as you launch from the Earth and visit planets, moons, stars and asteroids.

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Child visits Undersea Discovery at Flandrau

Science Center Exhibits

Reveal the marvels of our planet Earth and the universe through Flandrau's science exhibits. Undersea Discovery features live marine creatures and new ways to learn about ocean science. Wild World of Bugs reveals our connections to the diverse and interesting lifeforms that, however small, play a huge role in shaping life as we know it. Sharks: Magnificent and Misunderstood submerges students into educational deep-sea adventures, featuring digital games and displays that uncover shark science. Our asteroid cave is a gateway to exhibits that explore the terrain of Mars as well as the rovers that traverse the red planet itself. Downstairs, students use critical thinking skills to solve fun math puzzles in our Puzzles, Proofs, & Patterns exhibit.

EXHIBITS INFORMATION

Planet earth shown on the planetarium dome

Planetarium Shows

Come aboard and take a seat in our full-dome planetarium theater for adventures in space and science. Your field trip has the option to choose from one of our current shows or from of a variety of shows from our catalog to suit your current curriculum.

Our collection of shows focus on a variety of subjects including planetary science, Earth science, astronomy, lunar history, and more. All our shows are hosted by trained and knowledgeable operators, often passionate college students working towards their degrees in science and other fields here at the University of Arizona. 

SHOW CATALOG

Pricing

Special group pricing only applies if scheduled in advance online. 

K-12 School/Youth Organization


Combination Visit (exhibits and a planetarium show):

  • Base Rate: $140 for up to 10 participants + $14 for each additional participant 

Single Experience Visit (exhibits or a planetarium show):

  • Base Rate: $70 for up to 10 participants + $7 for each additional participant

Total participant count should include chaperones. Chaperones pay same rate as participants. Teachers/staff are free.

Title I K-12 Schools or UA Organization

Title I status will be verified using the AZ Dept. of Education website. 


Combination Visit (exhibits and a planetarium show):

  • Base Rate: $120 for up to 10 participants + $12 for each additional participant 

Single Experience Visit (exhibits or a planetarium show):

  • Base Rate: $60 for up to 10 participants + $6 for each additional participant

Total participant count should include chaperones. Chaperones pay same rate as participants. Teachers/staff are free.