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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.

Neighborhood: Downtown

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, 2017

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...

Event

Impossible Science Festival

Fleet Science Center
Sep 23 - Sep 24, 2017

Join the Fleet's Curator of Impossible Science, Jason Latimer, as he hosts the second annual Impossible Science Festival. The Impossible Science Festival will be a hands-on, interactive event that...

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:

  • "Tinkering Studio", a hands-on area inspired by Thomas Edison and Steve Jobs
  • Kids age 5 and under get to explore our working world in "Kid City”
  • You can build free-form structures with wooden planks in "Block Busters!"
  • 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:

  • "Tinkering Studio", a hands-on area inspired by Thomas Edison and Steve Jobs
  • Kids age 5 and under get to explore our working world in "Kid City”
  • You can build free-form structures with wooden planks in "Block Busters!"
  • 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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