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“Great for kids of all ages!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Discovery Cube Orange County

Discovery Cube Orange County
Ranked #2 of 29 things to do in Santa Ana
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
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110 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Great for kids of all ages!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2013

Wonderful small science museum. Have fun themed special exhibits -- science of Star Wars, Bubble events, etc. Even my teenagers like to go regularly. But great for all ages, too!

Visited June 2012
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Oceanside, California
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90 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Family Science Day”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2013

We went to see the Indiana Jones Exhibit. Great fun for all with this exhibit. Ages 8 - 12; high school age & adults in our group. All were happy with the exhibit. The rest of the facility had mixed feelings. We all agree it is a place to take younger children for many of their areas, but there are a lot of great things for children to learn here. My kids especially enjoyed the grocery store area, The Recycle Race area and the hockey area. One area that could use a little more work would be the dinosaur area. The wands do not work so well and the information could be displayed better. The kids had a lot of fun. We spent at least 5 hours going through the center. They do have teacher discounts and military discounts. I would travel back to this place again. Nice place for a day visit!!

Visited January 2013
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San Diego, California
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Always something new”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2013

I love that every time i come here, they have a different theme!! There is no way you could ever get tired of coming here! I absolutely lover their bubble fest! its usually around March/April.

Visited December 2012
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Orange, California
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172 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“This is Great for younger kids”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2013

We had a membership here until my son began to lose interest at about age 11. It's great for younger kids and you should plan on 2-3 hours to see/experience the entire thing. It is right next to Main Place shopping mall and there are many restaurants close by. It is a 'hands-on' type of attraction but I think older kids might get a little bored.

Visited August 2012
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Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2013

My kids had a blast here on a rainy day. There were exhibits for all ages. We would definitely go back.

Visited April 2012
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