At the Fleet Science Center, we strive to create an inclusive and engaging experience for our community. Our interactive exhibits are designed to encourage hands-on exploration and learning. We offer a diverse selection of both permanent and rotating exhibitions, in addition to live shows and demonstrations, ensuring you can always discover something new. Join us for an immersive and exciting science adventure! 

A white teen boy stands by a black teen boy. The black boy is sitting and touching a touch screen computer. Above them is a sign that says Design a Skate Park.

Design Zone

What does it take to create a video game, mix and master music or design a skate park that produces the biggest thrills?
A curly haired woman in a black lab coat pours dry ice into a pot on a blue table

Don't Try This at Home!

Don't Try This at Home is back at the Fleet Science Center with a new live show that explores science that's too loud to do at home!
Optical illusion with black squares, grey grid, and white dots. The illusion makes it look like black dots are moving around inside the white dots.


Discover it’s not what you see but how you see that matters.
Miniature Tesla coil with arcs of electricity branching out

It's Electric

It’s Electric brings the science and history of electricity to life through an introduction to the types and uses of electricity.
Toddler girl in a yellow shirt holding half circle shapes in front of her eyes with green and red see through panels

Kid City

Learning is fun with developmentally appropriate activities.
Three portrait panels in black frames sit on a wavy rainbow wall

New Science

Queer and intersectional identities are revolutionizing how science gets done
A dark image with electric blue lines shooting towards the viewer down a hallway. The far end of the hallway has a group of people stand, walking, and running towards the viewer.

Power Play San Diego

Power Play San Diego is all about the San Diego power grid—how it works, where the energy comes from and how it gets into your home.
Man wearing VR headset

Pulseworks® VR Transporter

An eye-popping, virtual reality adventure simulator
Aerial photo of a manmade river cut through the desert

San Diego's Water

Explore the diverse sources of San Diego’s water and the methods of delivering and processing it.
Middle school aged girl with adult man playing with a lightbulb exhibit

So Watt!

Interactive experiences let you understand how electricity is generated and how we all can conserve energy
View of Earth from space with cities lit up

Space Gallery

Immerse yourself in four interactive areas in this gallery while understanding new discoveries about our Earth, Sun, Solar System and Universe.
Woman tinkering with colored paper on a cutting mat

Studio X

Everyone has an eXciting, innovative side, and Studio X is a place where families can eXplore it.
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The Worst-Case Scenario 

Immerse yourself in heart-pounding challenges and mind-bending puzzles that equip you with essential skills for unexpected real-life scenarios 

Sponsor a Seat

Be a part of the Fleet's history and create a legacy