CIRCUS: Science Under The Big Top

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Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls: Step right up! CIRCUS: Science Under The Big Top has come to San Diego!

Experience the greatest science show on Earth at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center!

Discover the science behind the spectacle while performing acrobatics in mid-air, learning the art of contortion and performing spectacular feats of strength. If you dare — and if you’re 46 inches or taller — walk the tightrope high above the ground.

  • Take a walk on the high wire!
  • Learn to juggle.
  • Fire projectiles to see how a human cannonball works.
  • Test your strength and find out if you’re a strong candidate for the circus.
  • Fly with the greatest of ease after strapping into the elastic acrobatics exhibit!

CIRCUS: Science Under The Big Top is a family-friendly exhibition that features 20 multi-station interactive exhibits that delve into everything from clown makeup to animal communication. All CIRCUS experiences are included with admission — although there are height and weight limitations for the High Wire and Elastic Acrobatics.

Now through Sept. 7 at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center. Don’t miss it!

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