Due to a gas leak at the San Diego Zoo, the Fleet Science Center will be closed today, August 22. We will reopen Friday, August 23, at 10 a.m.
   We’re Open Today
10:00am to 7:00pm

Don't Try This at Home!

You can touch a cloud!
You can touch a cloud!
Gratuitous Acts of Science
Gratuitous Acts of Science

Don't Try This at Home is back by popular demand at the Fleet Science Center with a series of live shows that explore science that's too extreme to do at home! Come see the COOLest show in town and learn about the extreme powers of liquid nitrogen!


Show schedule:

Pleae note: Due to the Impossible Science Festival there will be no shows Saturday and Sunday, August 3-4 2019.

Daily: 12:30 and 2:30 p.m.


All Don't Try This at Home live science shows are included with museum admission and are performed daily. Shows last approximately 15 thrilling minutes and accommodate about 90 brave visitors with seating for 15. Don't Try This at Home ... but DO hurry on in and check it out! 


Teachers: Did you know that you can bring Don't Try This at Home to you? Visit our science shows page to learn about the 45-minute-long live science shows we can bring to your school assembly!