Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center features an OMNIMAX Theater, planetarium, and over 100 interactive science exhibits - all designed to give visitors and opportunity get their hands on a variety of intriguing scientific phenomena. A 23-passenger motion simulator plunges riders into the abyss, while a six-person virtual reality adventure challenges participants to save the planet. While most exhibits are suitable for kids age 7 through grown-ups,  'Kid City' is wonderfully designed to entertain and amuse children six and under.

The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center is also home to the world’s first IMAX Dome Theater, presenting the biggest films on Earth. Its unique configuration wraps the audience in images and provides the illusion of being suspended in space.  The IMAX Dome Theater also hosts planetarium shows.

Hours: Daily, 9:30 am– 5:00 pm or later.
Closed: May be closed major U.S. holidays

Directions: Space Theater Way off of Park Boulevard, close to I-5, 163, and 94.

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  • Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
  • 1875 El Prado (Balboa Park)
  • San Diego, CA 92101
  • 619-238-1233
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