the fleet is open through the holidays

The Fleet is open every day throughout the holiday season, including Christmas and New Year's Day. Bring the family to learn about tornadoes and wildfires in our new film, Extreme Weather. Or check out our latest exhibition, The Art of the Brick, featuring over 100 works of art all made out of Lego bricks. This is in addition to attractions like Kid City and our permanent collection of interactive science exhibits,  Retro-Active Science

Holiday Shopping at the North Star Science Store

Do your holiday shopping with us! The North Star Science Store in the Fleet Science Center has unique science-themed gifts for everybody. Come check out our collection of learning games, science projects, robotic building kits and more, most of which aren't available anywhere else.
December Nights in Balboa Park

The Fleet is gearing up for another exciting December Nights event this year! You'll have an opportunity to meet Albert Einstein and create a Borax snowflake that you can take home with you. Come early to beat the crowds! The Fleet is free from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
membership makes the perfect holiday gift

This holiday season, consider purchasing a year-long gift membership to the Fleet for a friend or someone in your family. Membership brings you exhibitions, film vouchers, discounts at the North Star Science Store and more. Call (619) 685-5712 or fill out the application here

Register Now for Winter Science Camps

Keep the kids occupied through the holidays with full-day science camps during winter break. Grades 1-3 can enjoy creative science camps that explore space travel, the science behind magic, incredible chemistry and more. Grades 4-6 can learn coding and create custom worlds in Minecraft.