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“fun for younger”

Fleet Science Center
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San Diego Tour: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley
Ranked #97 of 438 things to do in San Diego
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The Fleet is San Diego's science center, bringing together the community, empowering educators and offering meaningful experiences that embrace the power of science and impact the world around us.
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Stroller parking, Bathroom facilities
San Diego
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“fun for younger”
Reviewed March 7, 2013

Good summer camps for the 5-9 range. Nice play area for moms w/ kids under 5. Some of the displays are a bit too advanced for the 6 and under crowd but they like to mess with stuff anyway

1 Thank LBGSanDiego
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San Francisco, California
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125 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Interesting for all ages”
Reviewed February 20, 2013

Great place in Balboa Park for all ages. We especially enjoy the IMAX movies there - when it's hot it's a perfect place to relax AND learn something. Arrive early because the movie lines can get long and the best seats in the upper area of the dome go fast.

Visited February 2013
1 Thank VousAllez
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Staunton, Virginia
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“A super fun place for kids to explore!”
Reviewed February 16, 2013

For LOCALS and Military the first Tuesday of the month this museum is free! It's a great place to take children because there are so many hands on activities and you're learning! It's all science! When I was there with my 2 year old, they had a special place sealed off just for smaller kids. You are also in Bal Boa park which is a plus in itself. There is also a dome Imax theatre which shows educational films. This is a great place

Visited September 2012
2 Thank Cassie P
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San Diego, California
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 15, 2013

I really enjoyed getting out. I visited more than 10 years ago and took my son. We had a blast. Thank you for the offer. When we attended we went under a free Tuesday for military. Thank you much for the great experience.

Thank Michelle F
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Chula Vista, California
Level 6 Contributor
103 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Fun, hands-on experience for kids”
Reviewed February 5, 2013

This was my first visit to the RHF Science Center, and I wasn't sure what to expect.

I was quite pleased to see all the interactive exhibits for the kids who really seemed to enjoy playing with them. And there seemed to be enough variety to engage kids of different ages / learning levels.

It would be a good diversion for the kids from other sight-seeing activities.

In terms of value, I think the museum may be at the high end of the pricing for the content. (I went as a San Diego County resident on Residents' Free Tuesdays.)

Visited February 2013
1 Thank zed1958
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