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Whether you’re entertaining guests at one of San Diego’s most visited cultural institutions, sharing an enriching educational experience with your child or spending a relaxing day with family and friends, your Fleet Membership creates new adventures on every visit. You also help bring innovative exhibitions, Theater programs and educational programs to the people of San Diego.

Become a Fleet member today, and together we can build a San Diego where everyone is connected to the power of science.

All memberships include the following General Benefits:

  1. Unlimited exhibit gallery admission*

  2. ASTC reciprocal free admission**

  3. Discounts on documentary film and planetarium tickets*

  4. Discounts at the North Star Science Store and our café, Craveology

  5. Discounted enrollment in education programs

  6. E-Update, the Fleet's online newsletter

* Some restrictions apply for exhibit galleries and theater admission; not valid for special events, special engagement films, or education programs.

** Restrictions may apply; always contact the science center you plan to visit at least 48 hours in advance to make sure your Fleet Membership will be accepted. Visit for full details. 

Basic Memberships






Exhibit Experience







Designed for

2 adults and up to 6 children under 18

2 adults and up to 6 grandchildren under 18

2 adults age 65+

1 adult or child

2 adults and up to 6 children under 18

General Benefits






Digital theater vouchers







Member Plus Memberships









General Benefits




Unlimited theater admission for two **




Transferable theater passes***




Free family admission to The Sky Tonight planetarium show




Heikoff Giant Dome Theater pre-seating privileges




Online donor recognition




Exclusive event invitation




All membership levels (except Senior and Individual) include unlimited exhibit gallery admission for 2 adults and up to 6 children OR grandchildren under 18.

Member digital vouchers, transferable theater passes, and unlimited theater admission benefits are NOT valid for special engagement movies. However, they are valid for our documentary films and our monthly Sky Tonight Planetarium shows. 

*Some restrictions apply; digital theater vouchers are not valid for special events, special engagement films, or education programs. They are nontransferable and can only be redeemed by the member.

**You will receive two nontransferable membership cards (valid for the person named on the card only). Other family members must use a theater pass.

***Some restrictions apply; theater passes are not valid for special events. special engagement films, or education programs. They are transferable and may be used by family members or guests. 

† Your party will enter the theater ahead of those waiting in line. (May not be valid for some special events).

Please consider joining the Luminary Society — the Fleet's premiere donor club that offers Fleet membership benefits and excluside VIP opportunities. Levels of participation range from $1,250 to $25,000 annually. Want to know more? Please contact Chris LaZich at (619) 685-5754 or

How Your Membership Helps…

The Fleet is much more than a science center. As a leader in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education, we create transformational moments daily by inspiring over 450,000 visitors, including over 100,000 students, each year.

The Fleet's vision is to create a San Diego where every child and adult can be inspired by the wonder of science. Whether that happens at our science center in Balboa Park, in local schools or through our vast array of neighborhood programs, your membership support plays a key role in helping us foster the next generation of innovators. Thank you for making a difference.