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Fleet Science Center

Explore the Science of Private Events

The Fleet Science Center offers an ideal atmosphere for your next meeting or special event. Featuring seven unique hands-on galleries, the Fleet has more than 100 science exhibits and four spacious meeting rooms (for lectures, board meetings, presentations or luncheons) as well as the 274-seat Eugene Heikoff and Marilyn Jacobs Heikoff IMAX Dome Theater. Our new digital dome projection system will take your event to the next level.

1875 El Prado Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

(619) 685-5761
specialevents@rhfleet.org

Hours

Daily: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Events to check out

Event

Blue Whales Documentary

Fleet Science Center
Apr 5, 2024 - ongoing

Blue Whales: Return of the Giants takes you 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...

Event

Deep Sky Documentary

Fleet Science Center
Apr 5 - ongoing

Deep Sky brings the awe-inspiring images captured by NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JSWT) to IMAX®—a journey to the beginning of time and space, to never-before-seen cosmic landscapes,...

Event

Serengeti Documentary

Fleet Science Center
Apr 5 - ongoing

Nestled in northern Tanzania and spanning into the southern edge of Kenya, the vast plains of the Serengeti host one of the largest migrations of mammals on the planet. More than one million...

Event

The Sky Tonight

Fleet Science Center
Apr 5, 2024 - ongoing

Tour the solar system with the Fleet’s resident astronomer and connect with other skywatchers. Journey through the cosmos with us as we explore a new topic each month.   - The Sky...

Event

Senior Monday

Fleet Science Center
Apr 8, 2024 - ongoing

Join us on the first Monday of every month for Senior Monday! Seniors 65 and better are invited to enjoy discounted admission, a show in the Heikoff Giant Dome Theater and the opportunity to attend an...

Event

Science Clubs

Fleet Science Center
Apr 14 - May 19, 2024

Science Clubs provide a unique opportunity for children ages 10–14 to engage in exciting learning experiences and develop their scientific curiosity. Our Science Clubs cover a wide range of...

Event

Accessibility Mornings

Fleet Science Center
Apr 20, 2024 - ongoing

The Fleet Science Center invites guests who would benefit from a sensory-friendly experience to Accessibility Mornings. On the third Saturday of every month, visitors can enjoy admission to the...

Experience the Fleet:

  • The Full Fleet Experience - accomodates up to 1,400 guests
  • Downstairs at the Fleet - accomodates up to 1,000 guests
  • Upstairs at the Fleet - accomodates up to 400 guests
  • Outside at the Fleet - accomodates from 150 to 1,400 guests

Our Space Includes:

  • The Heikoff Dome Theater which is available for private screenings and meetings
  • Three spacious meeting rooms
  • Meeting space for lectures, board meetings, group presentations and luncheons
  • Outdoor receptions with a view of Balboa Park's iconic Bea Evenson Fountain

More Information

  • Largest Meeting Room (sq ft): 125
  • Largest Theater Set Up: 274
  • Largest Banquet Setup Indoors: 225
  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings

Experience the Fleet:

  • The Full Fleet Experience - accomodates up to 1,400 guests
  • Downstairs at the Fleet - accomodates up to 1,000 guests
  • Upstairs at the Fleet - accomodates up to 400 guests
  • Outside at the Fleet - accomodates from 150 to 1,400 guests

Our Space Includes:

  • The Heikoff Dome Theater which is available for private screenings and meetings
  • Three spacious meeting rooms
  • Meeting space for lectures, board meetings, group presentations and luncheons
  • Outdoor receptions with a view of Balboa Park's iconic Bea Evenson Fountain

More Information

  • Largest Meeting Room (sq ft): 125
  • Largest Theater Set Up: 274
  • Largest Banquet Setup Indoors: 225
  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Historic Landmark
  • Group Seated Capacity: 250
  • Group Reception Capacity: 1,500
  • Catering Onsite
  • Meeting Events
  • Buyout
  • Group Travel
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Public Events
  • Kid Friendly
  • General Admission - Adult
  • General Admission - Child
  • General Admission - Senior
  • Restaurants

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