Arizona Science Center | Kids Out and About Phoenix

Arizona Science Center

600 E Washington St
Phoenix , AZ , 85004
Phone: (602) 716-2000
33° 26' 55.2264" N, 112° 4' 0.0156" W
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The mission of Arizona Science Center is to inspire, educate and engage curious minds through science. More than 300 hands-on exhibits, the Irene P. Flinn Giant Screen Theater, and state-of-the-art Dorrance Planetarium are fun for all ages!

Rediscover the world of science and imagination at Arizona Science Center–now open with more ways to visit! Get ready to embark on a hands-on learning journey and create memorable experiences to last a lifetime.

The mission of Arizona Science Center is to inspire, educate and engage curious minds through science. The Center is committed to providing a safe environment that aligns with expert protocols for COVID-19. Leadership actively monitors and evolves policies to ensure a focus on the health and safety of guests and team members. The Center, located at 600 E. Washington Street in downtown Phoenix, features more than 300 hands-on exhibits, live demonstrations, a range of interactive online science content, the state-of-the-art Dorrance Planetarium and the five-story Irene P. Flinn Giant Screen Theater. CREATE at Arizona Science Center®, adjacent to the main building, is the newest addition. This 6,500 square foot community makerspace provides workshops, including 3D printing, laser cutting, woodworking and sewing. The Center offers programs for all ages, including Camp Innovation, Teen programs, Professional Development and Learning for Educators, and adults’ night out: Science With A Twist. The Center also offers a broad range of online science learning resources for parents, educators, students and anyone curious about science. For further details, please visit

Open hours: 
Sunday: 10:30 am-4:00 pm
Monday: 10:30 am-4:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:30 am-4:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:30 am-4:00 pm
Thursday: 10:30 am-4:00 pm
Friday: 10:30 am-4:00 pm
Saturday: 10:30 am-4:00 pm
Programs for preschool all the way through adult

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CONNECT @ Arizona Science Center,


Not sure where to turn as you try to support your child’s education? Arizona Science Center is here to help. With CONNECT @ Arizona Science Center™, we offer everything you need to support your child’s science education—whether you are looking to catch up, stay current or get ahead. Our science learning Road Map outlines a path forward—both week to week and year to year for kids in grades K-8. This includes yearly goals and lesson plans…all built to meet or exceed the state of Arizona’s Science Standards.

Science - STEM - General
STEM - Computers
Early Elementary School
Late Elementary School
Middle School