Fleet Science Center

Science Museum, Planetarium, Movie Theater
1875 El Prado (in Balboa Park)
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 238-1233
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm


  • go to Science Center & catch an IMAX
  • Scientific accomplishments from NASA can have an impact on the ground too. Learn about several technologies developed by NASA scientists that impact our lives. Some of the items may surprise you!
  • The San Diego Astronomy Association provides free telescope viewing outdoors on the Prado in Balboa Park. This free event is held on the first Wednesday of every month (weather permitting).
  • Free admission for San Diego County residents, as well as active military + their dependents the 1st Tuesday of each month. Be sure to bring your ID.
  • See everything!
  • The Fleet is participating in Museum Month San Diego! Pick up a FREE Museum Month Pass at Macy's, and receive 1/2 off entry in February for you & up to 3 guests. Details at link: http://bit.ly/URlaM6
  • Free admission on the first Tuesday of each month!
  • Don't bother coming on the free entry day for residents on the first Tuesday of every month. It is over crowded, no one watches their kids, and half the exhibits end up broken. Suck it up and pay.
  • Origami workshop the first Wednesday of every month,
  • My two year old boy likes to play at kid city playroom. only under 5 year old kids are allowed to enter. If you have a kid under 5 year old, then check it out.
  • One of the top places in the county to be a kid-big or small.
  • Did you know? Reuben H. Fleet was an aviation pioneer; he founded the U.S. Air Mail service and his San Diego-based company built some of the famous World War II aircraft, including the B-24 bomber.
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  • This place is great. I like that they have alot of things for the kids to do. My daughter was mesmerized.
  • Watch an IMAX movie!
  • Reciprocity with Denver Museum of Nature and Science membership!
  • IMAX theater is cool.
  • Your kids will like it! Admission $20 from 3 years old. May be quite crowded and expect a queue on the entrance during busy days. Good for infants too. Well maintained. Movies are also cool!
  • Cool museum I. Balboa park
  • Muy moderno WiFi Gratis

Nearby places

1788 El Prado (in Balboa Park)
1549 El Prado (Park Blvd & Village Place)
1549 El Prado (Park Blvd)