For the past 50 years, the Fleet Science Center has been dedicated to connecting San Diego to the power of science. We are excited to celebrate this milestone with you and express our gratitude for your continued support.  

Over the past 50 years, the Fleet Science Center has had a tremendous impact on the San Diego County community. We have welcomed millions of visitors, hosted hundreds of exhibits and events, and inspired countless individuals to pursue careers in STEM. Our programs and exhibits have brought science to life, sparking curiosity and encouraging exploration. 

At the Fleet Science Center, the possibilities are endless when we explore the world of science together. That's why we're inviting you to be a part of our 50th-anniversary celebrations. Experience the magic of science through our interactive exhibits, educational programs and special events. 

Together, we can create a world of possibility where everyone has access to the tools and knowledge to make a positive impact. Join us in celebrating 50 years of the Fleet Science Center's commitment to elevating and celebrating STEM in San Diego. 

Science educators conducting an experiment with colorful balls flying in the air in front of an audience indoors.
50 Years of Discovery

Let's kick off with a bang!

Three people smiling with round glasses in different colors
A Groovy Night to Remember

The Fleet's 50th Gala

Two girls sitting around a table doing science activities
Breaking Barriers

Girls in STEM take center stage

Green wall with a exhibit about nanoscience with an image of red soccer cleats and a handful of pencils
Unlocking Imagination

San Diego library collaborations

Three women standing in front of a white wall one holding a sign that reads "Wilson Robotics"
Celebrating Communities

Family Mornings at the Fleet

Two young girls squishing slime inside of a classroom.
Igniting Young Minds

Educator and school programs

Three people holding a sign in a bar
Discovering the Wonders of Science

Scientists in your community

A family in a theater and a child pointing at the screen
Enter a New Universe

The Heikoff Giant Dome Theatre

Mom and daughter posing behind a frame that reads "picture me as a scientist"
Wrapping Up With Gratitude

Celebrating our community

Black and white image of the Fleet Science Center building with columns and a large archway
Black and white image of the round star projector in the center of a theater with rows of chairs

Support for the Fleet Science Center's 50th-anniversary events provided by


Save the Date  

Fleet Pale Ale Launch
Jun 2 at 4:00–7:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the collaboration of Burning Beard and the Fleet Science Center with the launch of the Fleet Pale Ale.

Free event.

Burning Beard Brewing Company
785 Vernon Way
El Cajon, California 92020
Two Scientists Walk Into a Bar
Jun 8 at 5:30–8:30pm

Two Scientists Walk Into a Bar takes place at different bars across San Diego County. Join them and ask them any questions you may have about intriguing topics or anything else that comes to mind.

Free Event


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