Hours of Operation

Sunday-Thursday 10 a.m.–5 p.m. | Friday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sunday, June 4 opening at 11 a.m.

Are you ready to treat yourself to some out-of-this-world goodies? Look no further than the North Star Science Store, right here inside the Fleet Science Center! Our store is filled with unique and educational gifts, DIY kits, toys and souvenirs that are sure to spark your curiosity and ignite your love of science. From hard-to-find items to a great selection of books, models and more, you’ll find something for everyone at the North Star Science Store. 

Explore our collection of science-related products and awaken your inner scientist. Whether you're shopping for yourself or looking for the perfect gift, we've got you covered. And the best part? You don't even need admission to the Fleet to visit the North Star Science Store! Just come on in, browse, and enjoy all the fascinating items we have to offer. 

All proceeds directly support the Fleet’s mission of realizing a San Diego where everyone is connected to the power of science. 

Featured Items

Silver water bottle with blue cap
50th Anniversary Bottle

This BPA-free bottle is perfect for all your hydration needs. Find it at the North Star Science Store for $24.99

Blue tote bag with black handles and a design that reads 50 years, together since 1973, and the Fleet logo.
50th Anniversary Tote Bag

Carry this stylish canvas tote on all your outings. Find it at the North Star Science Store for $29.99

Three blue pens with silver tip
50th Anniversary Pens

Take note with our exclusive, limited-edition black ink pen. Find it at the North Star Science Store for $1.99 each


Looking for the perfect gift for your science-loving friend, family member or colleague? Look no further than a gift card from the Fleet Science Center! Gift cards are redeemable for admission to our interactive exhibit galleries, an exciting experience in the Heikoff Giant Dome Theater, tasty treats at Craveology Café or cool gifts from the North Star Science Store.  

Purchase yours today at the main ticket counter, Craveology or the North Star Science Store during business hours.  

Terms and Conditions: 

Gift cards are sold by the Fleet Science Center in accordance with the following terms and conditions ("Terms"). These Terms constitute the entire agreement, and your possession or use of this gift card constitutes your acceptance of these Terms. Fleet Science Center gift cards do not expire. All cards are issued in U.S. dollars. Gift cards are not redeemable for cash and are non-refundable unless required by law. Gift cards may not be used to purchase other gift cards. The minimum initial purchase and reload value is $5. Fleet Science Center gift cards may be redeemed by the holder of the card for up to the value of the card for goods and services at our ticket counter, Craveology and the North Star Science Store. Currently, gift cards may not be used for online purchases. They must be physically presented at our location for your purchase(s). The Fleet Science Center is not liable for lost or stolen gift cards. If a gift card is presented for qualifying services with a price of less than the face value of the card, the unused amount will remain on the card and can be used for other qualifying services or products. 


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