See the ISON Comet at the Fleet Science Center

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If you want to see what could end up being the “Comet of the Century,” then there’s only one place to go. The Fleet Science Center will be hosting an early morning comet-viewing party on Tuesday, Nov. 26, at 5:30 in the morning! Come for the coffee and stay to get a great look at Comet ISON with the Space Geek Team. Located at 1875 El Prado in San Diego’s gorgeous Balboa Park, the Fleet Science Center is always one of the top attractions to visit in “America’s Finest City,” but the approach of Comet ISON is just another reason to add to the list. Grab some grub at Galileo’s Café and watch Comet ISON as it streaks through the San Diego sky from 5:45 to 6:30 early on Tuesday morning. The Space Geek Team will be on hand to share their knowledge about the comet (and help you locate it in the sky) and, given that it isn’t 100 percent certain that the comet will … [Read more...]

Fleet Science Center Discount Tickets

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Located at 1875 El Prado in San Diego’s gorgeous Balboa Park (it’s named after Spanish explorer Vasco Núñez de Balboa not Rocky!) the Fleet Science Center is one of the top attractions to visit the next time you are in “America’s Finest City.” The mission statement of the Fleet Science Center reads “The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center seeks to inspire lifelong learning by furthering the public understanding and enjoyment of science and technology,” so when you walk out of the building, you are probably going to be a little smarter than when you walked in. Save on admission to the Fleet Science Center and other San Diego attractions and tours with a Go San Diego Card discount attractions pass. Save money and skip lines! The Fleet Science Center’s 12 permanent exhibitions cover everything from the far reaches of outer space to the inner workings of the human body. … [Read more...]

San Diego Museums Discount Tickets

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San Diego is famous for its perfect weather but every once in a while it actually does get rainy or cold. If you find yourself there on a day that would be better spent indoors, why not take a look at some of the excellent cultural institutions that the city has to offer? The San Diego Museum Pass package by Smart Destinations saves you 25% on admission to the Fleet Science Center, San Diego Natural History Museum and San Diego Air & Space Museum! Take a trip to the San Diego Natural History Museum and take advantage of the premier collections-based environmental education and natural history research resource in the area. From the moment you walk in and see the Foucault pendulum - a cool-looking device that gives visual proof of Earth's rotation - the San Diego Natural History Museum will capture your attention and pique your curiosity. A current exhibit, Dino Jaws, explores … [Read more...]