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The Science of Group & Private Events

Three spacious meeting rooms and a 274-seat Giant Dome Theater make our facility a magical setting for group events of all sizes. Learn more about hosting a private event for corporate meetings, receptions, galas, school outings, weddings, dances, sleepovers and many other occasions.

With a multitude of ways to utilize our 30,000-square foot multi-level facility, every event at the Fleet can be uniquely customized to suit your needs. Our galleries provide the perfect ambiance for an elaborate sit-down dinner, cocktail reception, corporate event or awards banquet. The Fleet is also ideal for outdoor receptions with a spectacular view of Balboa Park's iconic Bea Evenson Fountain. Our multi-level facility offers plenty of space for entertainment, dance floors and unique event layouts. The Fleet also offers meeting space for lectures, board meetings, group presentations and luncheons. Please contact us for information and pricing.


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Fleet Science Center Ground Floor Fleet Science Center Second Floor


Located in San Diego’s historic Balboa Park, close to downtown and the San Diego Convention Center, the Fleet is convenient from every direction and features a spectacular view of the park.

Our talented team in the Special Events Department will assist you in the planning process to help make your event unforgettable. For more information, please call (619) 685-5761 or Contact Us and let the planning begin!


Private Screenings

You can take over the Heikoff Giant Dome Theater for a private screening! Choose from our library of IMAX movies and digital shows, or screen your own independent presentation. Learn more about private screenings.

Groups of 15 or more

Looking for something unique to do? Come to the Fleet and enjoy our hands-on exhibits and experience the Heikoff Giant Dome Theater. Your group of 15 or more can save on admission! You must reserve in advance to be eligible for our discounted admission rate. For an additional cost, make your visit an all-day event and watch a second IMAX movie that same day for a reduced add-on price.

We also offer Box Lunches from Craveology and Grab Bags from the North Star Science Store. Just ask our Client Services Representative for more details.

Please Contact our Client Services Department at (619) 238-1233 ext. 806 when you're ready to make your reservation. Our office is open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (closed holidays). We look forward to hearing from you soon!