Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
With over 93,500ft of fun and adventure, the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center is a great way to spend any afternoon. It boasts dozens of attractions and exhibits – everything from the science of black holes to the inner workings of energy – and kids will love its hands-on approach to science and learning. It’s even home to San Diego’s only IMAX Dome Theater!


1875 El Prado, Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101

(Two blocks from the San Diego zoo, close proximity to the Balboa Park Inn, the Holiday Inn, and Days Inn San Diego)

Hours of operation:

Monday – Thursday 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Friday – Saturday 10:00AM – 8:00PM
Sunday 10:00AM – 6:00PM

Ticket price:

Adults $11.75
Kids & Seniors $9.75

The Center has something for kids of all ages, even toddlers and events. Walk the halls, explore the exhibits and tinker with the toys. When you’re tired, catch a show at the IMAX or wander into the planetarium for a glimpse of the stars. There are also numerous cafes and restaurants within walking distance when tummies start to rumble – with so much to do, your kids will burn through their energy quick!

With a combination of science, learning, and good old-fashioned fun, the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center offers an experience both exciting and educational. You don’t want to miss it!