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Fleet Science Center

The Fleet is home to Southern California’s only IMAX® Dome Theater and 100+ hands-on science exhibits for all ages. Watch immersive giant-screen films and amazing planetarium shows in the Eugene Heikoff and Marilyn Jacobs Heikoff Dome Theater and experience eight galleries of fun, interactive exhibits. Enjoy sandwiches, salads and healthful treats in Craveology. Find unique educational toys and games, books, IMAX DVDs and more in the North Star Science Store.


Daily 10:00 a.m., closing times vary.
(619) 238-1233
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The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center 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.No matter your age, explore and investigate more than 100 interactive exhibits that pique your curiosity. Become immersed in the Heikoff Giant Dome Theater through a wide variety of IMAX film adventures that show you the world like you’ve never seen it before. Mesmerizing stories showcase the wonders of the planet—and beyond—providing exciting experiences for everyone.  

The North Star Science Store at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center offers a dizzying array of toys, books, clothing, science kits, and space memorabilia. For fans of giant-screen films, more than 40 IMAX films are available on DVD. A unique shopping experience, the North Star Science Store reflects the Fleet Science Center's mission to inspire life-long learning by furthering the public's understanding and enjoyment of science and technology. From brain teasers and 3-D puzzles to dinosaur action figures, a gift from the North Star Science Store engages the imagination, creativity, and curiosity for years to come.

Celebrate December Nights at The Fleet Science Center with over 100 hands on exhibits, live science demonstrations, and your favorite science characters. Have your picture taken with Einstein or for just $5, make your own unique snowflake. For an additional fee, watch a film in the world’s first IMAX dome theater or visit The Art of the Brick, named one of CNN's Top Ten "Global Must-See Exhibitions." 

Fleet Science Center
1875 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

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