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Kids Free San Diego

All October Long

The Fleet Science Center is participating in the county-wide effort for the Kids Free San Diego promotion.

During the entire month of October, enjoy free admission for one child (age 12 and under) with the purchase of one full-priced adult admission. That means you can explore the Fleet and all its regular exhibitions for one low price!  

  • Explore the Fleet's newest exhibition, Digital Me, where you can meet yourself in the digital world through over a dozen of engaging exhibits. 
  • Explore the whimsical world of automata in Mechanics Alive!  
  • Visit Kid City, where kids ages 5 and under rule! Kid City allows hands-on exploration in a safe learning environment. 
  • Check out Studio X and participate in the project of the day or dream up your own creation.
  • And more!

Many of the Fleet's regular exhibitions are bilingual and all of them allow you to gets hands-on and discover the science all around us. Don't miss your opportunity to check out all the Fleet has to offer this October!

To redeem this offer, mention the KIDSFREEOCTOBER discount code or share this page when checking out at the ticket counter. 


  • This promotion is not available for online ticket purchases.
  • Valid for gallery admission only; promotion does not include films in the Heikoff Giant Dome Theater.
  • This offer cannot be combined with any other offer or coupon. 
  • Not valid for field trips or specially ticketed events.
  • Purchase of a Balboa Park Explorer Pass does not qualify as a paid adult admission.
  • Purchase of a Go San Diego pass or card does not qualify as a paid adult admission.