Fleet Science Center

Fleet Science Center The Fleet is home to Southern California's only Giant Dome Theater and 100+ hands-on science exhibits
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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.

Volunteering at the Fleet Science Center means that you help connect people of all ages to the possibilities and wonder ...
01/08/2024

Volunteering at the Fleet Science Center means that you help connect people of all ages to the possibilities and wonder of science. 💫 Learn more about ways you can get involved in your STEM community today. 💙 fleetscience.org/volunteer

Experience a film 13 billion years in the making. ✨ Journey to the beginning of time and space, and witness awe-inspirin...
01/07/2024

Experience a film 13 billion years in the making. ✨ Journey to the beginning of time and space, and witness awe-inspiring images captured by NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope to . Head to the link to watch the trailer and get your tickets. 🎟 https://bit.ly/3R60S5I

Spark a love of science with your little one in Young Scientists! ✨ Enjoy hands-on activities in each of our four-week s...
01/06/2024

Spark a love of science with your little one in Young Scientists! ✨ Enjoy hands-on activities in each of our four-week sessions followed by access to the exhibit galleries. This month, we're exploring Winter Wonderland and learning why no two snow crystals are alike. ❄️ https://bit.ly/3mqF2J1

Have you ever wanted to create something amazing but didn't know where to start? Studio X is the place where you can eXp...
01/05/2024

Have you ever wanted to create something amazing but didn't know where to start? Studio X is the place where you can eXplore your creative side. See what you can make with the help of one of our studio eXperts! Plan your visit today. 🛠️ https://bit.ly/3PQktr2

What does it take to create a video game, mix music or design a roller coaster? In Design Zone, you can go behind the sc...
01/04/2024

What does it take to create a video game, mix music or design a roller coaster? In Design Zone, you can go behind the scenes to see how creative problem-solvers use math to do amazing things. is open every day and included with admission! 🧮🎢 https://bit.ly/3tLHIdw

2024 is your year to explore your curiosity! 💫🚀 When you become an adventurer or higher, you get the most out of your me...
01/03/2024

2024 is your year to explore your curiosity! 💫🚀 When you become an adventurer or higher, you get the most out of your membership with complimentary admission, guest passes, free admission to The Sky Tonight and much more. Start your year of science wonder today. fleetscience.org/membership

Happy New Year, Fleetsters! 🍾🎊 We can’t wait to spend another with you exploring the wonder and power of science. We are...
01/01/2024

Happy New Year, Fleetsters! 🍾🎊 We can’t wait to spend another with you exploring the wonder and power of science. We are open today from 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

What major astronomical events will occur in 2024? Will spacecraft be launched? Will they reach their destinations? Join...
12/31/2023

What major astronomical events will occur in 2024? Will spacecraft be launched? Will they reach their destinations? Join the Fleet's resident astronomer starting on January 3 as we get excited for the year ahead in astronomy! 🌌 ✨ https://bit.ly/2Uxt48d

📸: ESA/Hubble and NASA, A. Sarajedini

Applications for Better Education for Women in Science and Engineering (BE WiSE) are open! ⚛️👩‍🔬 The deadline is Februar...
12/30/2023

Applications for Better Education for Women in Science and Engineering (BE WiSE) are open! ⚛️👩‍🔬

The deadline is February 2, with no extensions. BE WiSE is a free program for female seventh and eighth graders across San Diego County.

Head to the link to learn more about BE WiSE and apply today.
https://bit.ly/3TIaHdc

Experience the thrill of traveling in space without ever leaving the Fleet with Pulsworks VR Transporter! Go on an eye-p...
12/29/2023

Experience the thrill of traveling in space without ever leaving the Fleet with Pulsworks VR Transporter! Go on an eye-popping virtual reality adventure that will take you out of this world. Head to the link in bio to grab your tickets. 🚀

See the faces of science’s vibrant future. 🌟 In New Science we celebrate a community that values identity as a driver of...
12/27/2023

See the faces of science’s vibrant future. 🌟 In New Science we celebrate a community that values identity as a driver of insight and discovery. Get to know these STEMM professionals and the doors they’ve opened. 🌈 https://bit.ly/3HisSyN

Dive into the incredible world of Ancient Caves and learn the secrets of the Earth’s climate with a world-class team of ...
12/26/2023

Dive into the incredible world of Ancient Caves and learn the secrets of the Earth’s climate with a world-class team of paleoclimatologists. Don’t miss this incredible IMAX adventure on the Giant Dome Screen! 🌎
fleetscience.org/films/ancient-caves

Your support of the Rock-It Science Fund fuels the Fleet Science Center's mission to realize a San Diego where everyone ...
12/21/2023

Your support of the Rock-It Science Fund fuels the Fleet Science Center's mission to realize a San Diego where everyone is connected to the power of science. 🚀
With your support, we can provide comprehensive program offerings for adults, children, families, educators, professionals, scientists and communities. fleetscience.org/annual-fund

Join skywatchers from around the world from 7–8 p.m., via Zoom, as the Fleet Science Center's resident astronomer Dr. Li...
12/20/2023

Join skywatchers from around the world from 7–8 p.m., via Zoom, as the Fleet Science Center's resident astronomer Dr. Lisa Will takes a closer look at the wonders of our skies every third Wednesday of the month. This month we're exploring what causes Supernovae and what they leave behind. ✨ https://bit.ly/4ar4lEX
📸: X-ray: Chandra: NASA/CXC/SAO, IXPE: NASA/MSFC/J. Vink et al.; Optical: NASA/STScI

Form follows function, whether you’re crushing seeds, gathering nectar, or locating insects. Learn how animals adapt to ...
12/19/2023

Form follows function, whether you’re crushing seeds, gathering nectar, or locating insects. Learn how animals adapt to their environment and how humans can use biomimetic design principles in our newest bilingual exhibit, Creatividad silvestre/Wild Creativity. Wild Creativity is open every day and is included with your admission. 🌱💫
https://bit.ly/45Ns0M7

We are a 2023 The Conrad Prebys Foundation grantee! Along with the 147 grantees, we share a vision to build a San Diego ...
12/18/2023

We are a 2023 The Conrad Prebys Foundation grantee! Along with the 147 grantees, we share a vision to build a San Diego where everyone has purpose, opportunity, and feels like they belong.

This holiday season, give the gift of science to the curious minds in your life with a Fleet membership. Head to the lin...
12/15/2023

This holiday season, give the gift of science to the curious minds in your life with a Fleet membership. Head to the link to buy your gift membership and experience the wonders of science all year long! 💫 https://bit.ly/3RaYY42

TOMORROW celebrate 50 years of Hip Hop and 50 years of the Fleet with us! 🎧💙 Explore the exhibit galleries as you enjoy ...
12/14/2023

TOMORROW celebrate 50 years of Hip Hop and 50 years of the Fleet with us! 🎧💙

Explore the exhibit galleries as you enjoy craft beers and groove to the beats of incredible DJs and poets, spinning selections from five decades of Hip Hop in a special edition of Fleet After Dark.

Head to the link in bio to get your tickets. https://bit.ly/3ZWMfWB

Thanks to our advocates and Councilmembers Moreno and Campillo for making Penny for Arts and Culture more than a concept...
12/12/2023

Thanks to our advocates and Councilmembers Moreno and Campillo for making Penny for Arts and Culture more than a concept - it is our future! We look forward to this being reflected in the Mayor's budget. This is a momentous, unanimous vote for the City! Arts + Culture: San Diego

Who else loves a giant Litebrite? 🤩 🎨 Explore the realms of visible and invisible light, get answers to the question “Ho...
12/11/2023

Who else loves a giant Litebrite? 🤩 🎨 Explore the realms of visible and invisible light, get answers to the question “How dark is dark?” and see color like you never have before in Color in a New Light at the Fleet Science Center!
https://bit.ly/3rM9g1R

Journey to the heart of Africa in  ! 🐘✨ Nestled in northern Tanzania and spanning into the southern edge of Kenya, the v...
12/10/2023

Journey to the heart of Africa in ! 🐘✨ 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. Experience the journey today on the Giant Dome screen.
https://bit.ly/3ovi7TW

Get ready for a Piñata Science Adventure where we’re discovering the sweet science behind piñata making in this month's ...
12/09/2023

Get ready for a Piñata Science Adventure where we’re discovering the sweet science behind piñata making in this month's Science Clubs! 🍬⚗️ Made for students ages 10–14, meet every second Sunday of the month. Head to the link to register. https://bit.ly/3n6bMcH

Join us on December 15 from 6–10 p.m. as we celebrate 50 years of Hip Hop culture and the Fleet’s 50th anniversary. Swip...
12/07/2023

Join us on December 15 from 6–10 p.m. as we celebrate 50 years of Hip Hop culture and the Fleet’s 50th anniversary.

Swipe 👈 to see the incredible artists bringing the heat and head to the link in bio to grab your tickets!🔥

It’s almost time for The Sky Tonight! ✨ Explore Supernovae with us as we answer questions like, "What causes a supernova...
12/06/2023

It’s almost time for The Sky Tonight! ✨ Explore Supernovae with us as we answer questions like, "What causes a supernova?" and "What does it leave behind?" with the Fleet's resident astronomer. Head to the link to see the new The Sky Tonight schedule and plan your experience. 🌌
https://bit.ly/2Uxt48d
📸: NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI, Webb ERO Production Team

Join us at the Fleet starting at 9:45 a.m. for hands-on seismic STEM fun as we celebrate the closing of our 50th Anniver...
12/05/2023

Join us at the Fleet starting at 9:45 a.m. for hands-on seismic STEM fun as we celebrate the closing of our 50th Anniversary celebrations. Then, join us at 10:15 a.m. in your home, at school or in the community for a collective Jump for Science! Head to the link to plan your day. 💫 https://bit.ly/47Qv8YW

Join researchers from The Center for Empathy and Technology at UC San Diego to discuss recent findings about how health ...
12/04/2023

Join researchers from The Center for Empathy and Technology at UC San Diego to discuss recent findings about how health professionals think about self-compassion and how self-compassion was related to better well-being outcomes early during the COVID pandemic. ✨ https://bit.ly/2SsXWpk

As you enjoy visiting the Fleet during  , think about your loved ones and give the gift of experience with a Fleet Membe...
12/01/2023

As you enjoy visiting the Fleet during , think about your loved ones and give the gift of experience with a Fleet Membership. Head to our website to buy your gift memberships today! 💫 https://bit.ly/3RaYY42

Journey to the beginning of time and space, and see awe-inspiring images captured by NASA's James Webb Space Telescope b...
11/30/2023

Journey to the beginning of time and space, and see awe-inspiring images captured by NASA's James Webb Space Telescope brought to life in IMAX in . Head to the link to watch the trailer and get your tickets. 🎟
https://bit.ly/3R60S5I

Experience the ultimate fusion of scientific marvels and rhythmic beats as we celebrate the dual 50th anniversaries of t...
11/29/2023

Experience the ultimate fusion of scientific marvels and rhythmic beats as we celebrate the dual 50th anniversaries of the Fleet Science Center and Hip Hop with five decades of music! 🎧✨
Learn more on our site and grab your tickets for this special Fleet After Dark today. https://bit.ly/3ZWMfWB

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1875 El Prado
San Diego, CA
92101

Opening Hours

Monday 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 10am - 5pm

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(619) 238-1233

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