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Discovery Cube Orange County

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Educational and fun that won't break the bank

Came here on Monday morning. Was not too crowded. Parking is cheaper than mist lots. Also had a AAA... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Sam H
Calgary, Canada
via mobile
Educational but quick

This place is very educational for kids of all ages. My 7 year old had fun and learned about... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Apple Valley, California
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“science center”(27 reviews)
“all ages”(30 reviews)
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...more
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2500 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA 92705-6600
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This is an excellent place for kids. They get to experience and learn new things science based. The movies they have are pretty cool. They are not included you have to pay extra. It's worth getting the family annual pass.

Thank Miguel R
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The museum had a number of traveling exhibits, many geared towards the holidays, as well as permanent exhibits for kids of all ages. Most are interactive. This is a great way to spend time with your children in an active learning environment that is fun...More

Thank Cathi D
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We bought a 2 year family pass for the Bubblefest and laser show. It has definitely been worth the price! The membership also allows you to visit the other 2 Discovery centers they own in LA/Newport Beach and other museums that are 90 miles away...More

Thank Exquize
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Came here on Monday morning. Was not too crowded. Parking is cheaper than mist lots. Also had a AAA discount which saved $5 per adult. Lots of exhibits and hands on. My 2 and 8 tear old loved the interactivity. Favourites were the dinosaurs, grocery...More

1  Thank Sam H
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We visited on the reciprocal program from another center. Parking you have to pay for but worth it. . All my kids enjoyed it ( 3, 9,11,11,12) The Dino exhibit is what drew us there. Typical science center exhibits otherwise like the many we have...More

Thank Megan T
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This is a fantastic place for kids. Much more to do here than the LA one and my 11 and 7 year old grandchildren love it. I do think the price for Adults should be much less than it is as we are just there...More

2  Thank jusrolin
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This was about my 7th trip here. I have now taken 6 of my gkids. One gripe I have is to charge adults who are basically chaperons for young children, and pay for parking. Another I have is the condition of some exhibits, pieces missing...More

Thank grpandnana
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

For the price and location, this museum is actually pretty good. Educators are always free as long as you have a current ID, so that’s always a nice bonus. The permanent exhibits on the first floor are getting a bit old and they’re staring to...More

Thank ProfessorCha
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

This place is very educational for kids of all ages. My 7 year old had fun and learned about different things. It was just so packed with people that you had to wait in lines to do any of the different activities for hands on...More

Thank GENA2010
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

How can you justify a 20 dollar charge for adults when 1/2-2/3 of the interactive discovery displays are dysfunctional? Was severely disappointed. I should have just gone to LA Natural history museum(which is much more reasonably priced) so the kids could actually enjoy the nice,...More

1  Thank MatthewZ327
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