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Fleet Science Center

1875 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101-1625
+1 619-238-1233
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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.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1875 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101-1625
+1 619-238-1233
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I came here for an event and movie screening. Before the movie, I had a chance to wonder around the science center. Rather than a regular museum, this is really a science center, with lots of 'hands-on' experiences, especially for the kids. A great place...More

Thank Alex L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Science Center had a whole video gaming section. Lots of kids on school field trips when we were there. Great section on water conservation. Saw "A Beautiful Planet" in the IMAX Dome theater which showed great video of earth from the International Space Station....More

Thank Mushroomminnow
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We traveled with our grandchildren aged 7,5 and 4. They were super interested in the arcade at Belmont Park, so the parents took them there. The next afternoon, after a morning at the pool we hit the Science Center. THEY JUST LOVED IT! So many...More

Thank 5musicgirl7
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We had our two year old twins here and we all had a wonderful time. They have a safe play area for toddlers filled with a lot of fun games and toys. The balboa park area overall is filled with museums and is a wonderful...More

Thank Erik M
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I am ashamed to say that the last time I've been inside the Reuben H Fleet Center was decades ago. I recently came here to watch a film at the iconic Heikoff dome...Lemurs of Madagascar. I loved it! A different viewing perspective with its wraparound...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We visited this museum with our 11 and 13 yr old kids. The museum was okay, but we got in for free with a membership we had for a group of museums. The normal fee to get in was $19 for adults and $12 for...More

Thank nellenagol
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We had the go San Diego card for a week and not this after finishing up the zoo which is nearby. Had two 5 yr olds and 7 yr old. We were only going to do a quick visit because the kids were tired from...More

Thank nbell8
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Video games to play and see the progression over time. Other exhibits on energy and sound are fun. IMAX was good and part of the san diego museum pass. Worth a visit as part of multiple museums

Thank Amyloidbeta
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Kids and adults had fun here at the Fleet Science Center. One, your in the shade all day, so a nice break from the big California sunshine. Exhibits are mostly hands-on, which is great fun and makes it more interesting learning. The IMAX movie theater...More

Thank Mathieu M
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The last time we visited the Fleet Science Center was 5 years ago. The girls were younger and we were a bit apprehensive whether there was enough to do. We needn't have worried. The center decided to pay homage to the video game creators and...More

Thank Anco M
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