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Discovery Cube Orange County

2500 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA 92705-6600
+1 714-542-2823
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Great Science Fun

Hands on Science fun for Children and Adults. Knowledgeable staff! Fun hands on displays for all to... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2015
Tina B
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Santa Ana, California
Tons of fun and variety

We were really impressed. The activites were age appropriate, and interesting for the adults also... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2015
flyawaySanDiego
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san diego
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Imaginations twist and fly through more than 100 hands-on exhibits at Discovery Cube OC (previously Discovery Science Center). Take the Eco Challenge and become a green superhero, feel the power of a real rocket engine "launch" and explore the inner workings of a two-story tall dinosaur! Traveling exhibits and annual events such as Spooky Science and Science of Gingerbread throughout the year ensure that there is always something new to discover.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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2500 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA 92705-6600
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Reviewed 21 August 2015

Hands on Science fun for Children and Adults. Knowledgeable staff! Fun hands on displays for all to participate. From Earthquake movement to electricity. Fun demostrations.

1  Thank Tina B
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We were really impressed. The activites were age appropriate, and interesting for the adults also. There is such a variety from science to history, to activites. I think we did not see it all in over 5 hours. The café had a great innovative menu,...More

4  Thank flyawaySanDiego
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Took my 4 year old to the Discovery Cube on a Sunday afternoon around 2pm. It happened to be B of A free Sunday. If you had their credit card, you got in for free. I didn't have a B of A Credit card, so...More

1  Thank GiantsFanLosAngeles
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

👍 Lots of activities for the kids. My daughter had fun and love the place. 👎Adult ticket a little pricey for me since most of the activities is for kids..just my opinion...Overall my 7yrs old had fun.

2  Thank Shella D
Reviewed 4 August 2015

This place was completely off our radar and didn't come up in any of our research prior to the trip which is a pity because its a real gem (We actually stumbled across it on the way to Huntington beach). Like the Exploratorium in San...More

1  Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 3 August 2015

My 10 year old son and I visited the Discovery Cube on a Friday afternoon to kill a couple of hours. He had so much fun that he talked me into taking him and his 11 year sister the following Monday. There are so many...More

1  Thank Esther K
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Great place to go with the kids especially after the addition of a new wing, which doubled the size. Lots of hands on science exhibits, rock climbing, consumer education, simulated helicopter flight over Orange County. The current special show is " Sherlock Holmes". Eat there...More

1  Thank Jessalyn D
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Was surely worth the long drive from LA. Came here on a weekday morning. We were actually the first ones! :). We went for the whole experience - including the Sherlock Holmes exhibit and the 4D short movie. The kids enjoyed it specially the Sherlock,...More

1  Thank tameia
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Our son was turning 7 and is continuing in this 'Mad About Science' direction, Hubbs picked out the Discovery Cube as our next family fun adventure for his birthday They had a LEGO travel exhibit while we visited and boy was it a hit with...More

1  Thank hellokate81
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Brought my daughter and my nephew here while on vacation. The outside of the building is so wonderfully fun that it’s just beckoning you to check them out. The kids were 4 and 12 and both had a blast. There are so many fun hands...More

1  Thank fohres
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