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Fleet Science Center

A World of Possibility

The Fleet Science Center connects people of all ages to the possibilities and power of science to create a better future.

The Fleet is San Diego’s science center, bringing together the community, empowering educators and offering meaningful experiences that embrace the power of science and impact the world around us. No matter your age, explore and investigate more than 100 interactive exhibits that pique your curiosity. Become immersed in the Heikoff Giant Dome Theater through a wide variety of IMAX film adventures that show you the world like you’ve never seen it before. Mesmerizing stories showcase the wonders of the planet - and beyond - providing exciting experiences for everyone.

1875 El Prado Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

(619) 238-1233
marketing@rhfleet.org

Hours

Monday-Thursday: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday-Sunday: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
First Wednesday of Month: 10:00 AM to 8:15 PM

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Kids Go Free to the Fleet Science Center

Fleet Science Center
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2018

Children 12 and under receive free entry to the Fleet Science Center (Galleries Only) with the full price paid admission of at least one accompanying adult. Valid for 2 children per paid adult. Does...

Events to check out

Event

MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition

Fleet Science Center
Feb 26, 2018 - ongoing

MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition is organized by Exhibits Development Group and Geoffrey M. Curley + Associates in collaboration with Discovery Communications and the Museum of Science and...

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Aircraft Carrier: Guardian of the Seas

Fleet Science Center
Apr 20 - ongoing

Experience being aboard a modern carrier at sea in the new giant-screen film Aircraft Carrier: Guardian of the Seas.  This film is screening in California only at the Fleet Science Center,...

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Pandas

Fleet Science Center
Apr 20, 2018 - ongoing

Pandas are beloved around the world, and now they’re coming to the big screen in the IMAX® original film Pandas, a breathtaking documentary adventure and amazing experience for the whole...

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The Renegade Science Project

Fleet Science Center
Aug 15 - ongoing

You reject the conventional. You love to explore. You'd rather be outdoors than trapped indoors. You're the kind of person who should join the Renegade Science Project! This new outdoor experience,...

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Great Barrier Reef

Fleet Science Center
Aug 16, 2018 - ongoing

Grab your mask and snorkel and come on an unforgettable adventure! Great Barrier Reef captures the natural beauty of the world’s largest living wonder and introduces us to the visionaries and...

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Junior Science Club

Fleet Science Center
Aug 16, 2018 - ongoing

Join us on the third Saturday of each month to investigate exciting science topics. Sessions will be filled with new challenges, hands-on activities and interaction with local scientists. Throughout...

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Make-It Workshop

Fleet Science Center
Aug 16, 2018 - ongoing

Make-It Workshop As Tim Gunn is fond of saying, “Make it work!” That’s the idea behind our Make-It Workshop, a creative and interactive space for innovators and other curious...

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Weekend Science Clubs

Fleet Science Center
Aug 16, 2018 - ongoing

Students in grades 5-8 can join us on the third Saturday and Sunday of each month to investigate exciting science topics. Sessions will be filled with new challenges, hands-on activities and...

What to Know:

  • We are open every day. Check hours and show schedules online before visiting.
  • Parking is free and located adjacent to the science center, via Park Boulevard.
  • Tickets for IMAX films are included in admission.
  • Discounts provided for children 12 and under, and for seniors 65+.
  • Children 2 and under get in free!

Don't Miss:

  • Get inspired in "Studio X", an innovation and maker space.
  • Kids age 5 and under get to explore our working world in "Kid City.”
  • Explore our collection of engineering activities in "Dream! Design! Build!"
  • Traveling exhibitions arrive regularly. Check online to see what's new.

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor
  • Kid Friendly

What to Know:

  • We are open every day. Check hours and show schedules online before visiting.
  • Parking is free and located adjacent to the science center, via Park Boulevard.
  • Tickets for IMAX films are included in admission.
  • Discounts provided for children 12 and under, and for seniors 65+.
  • Children 2 and under get in free!

Don't Miss:

  • Get inspired in "Studio X", an innovation and maker space.
  • Kids age 5 and under get to explore our working world in "Kid City.”
  • Explore our collection of engineering activities in "Dream! Design! Build!"
  • Traveling exhibitions arrive regularly. Check online to see what's new.

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor
  • Kid Friendly
  • General Admission - Adult
  • General Admission - Child
  • General Admission - Senior
  • Restaurants

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