Fleet Science Center Balboa Park

LOCAL LIVING RESOURCE for Residents, Visitors & Newcomers


Fleet Science Center

The center is located in beautiful Balboa Park and features more than 100 interactive science exhibits in eight galleries and the world's first IMAX Dome Theater.

Experiment with 100+ interactive “do-touch” exhibits and check out fun traveling exhibitions in this inspiring science museum and planetarium in Balboa Park. Inside the Fleet Science Center you can construct marble roller coasters in the Tinkering Studio, interact with a swirling tornado, learn how to generate electricity and explore other fun concepts of science! 

The Fleet’s Giant Dome Theater features the world’s first IMAX projector, showing stunning nature and science films in an immersive, wrap-around dome experience. Without leaving your seat, you’ll feel as if you’re exploring a National Park, soaring high above beautiful ancient landscapes or swimming with colorful and amazing sea creatures. The Fleet Science Center also offers spring, summer and winter camps for kids in kindergarten through 8th grade, engaging live science talks, unique school learning programs and after-hours events for the 21+ crowd.  fleetscience.org.



Located in Balboa Park

1875 El Prado Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 238-1233
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Hours of Operation:

Open Daily

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