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Reuben H. 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 Galileo’s Café. 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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Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 11:00am
Humpback Whales
Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 12:00pm
Journey to Space
Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 1:00pm
Humpback Whales
Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 2:00pm
Journey to Space
Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 3:30pm
Live Show: Perception: See Beyond the Illusion

With more than 100 hands-on exhibits, the Fleet Science Center inspires curiosity and sparks imagination in children of all ages… from age 1 to 101!  “Kid City”is a colorful, interactive space where small children (infants through age five) can play and learn.  Traveling exhibitions such as “Geometry Playground” and “Identity” offer a fun and always-changing variety of “do-touch” science exhibits. On the 3rd Saturday of each month, parents and kids can work together to create their own take-home science activities during Family Science Saturdays. Live science demonstrations amaze and entertain visitors in the Discovery Lab. 

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.

Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
1875 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

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