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Discovery Science Center
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San Diego
This Anaheim-area museum features more than 100 interactive exhibits. Lie on a bed of nails, experience an earthquake, play virtual volleyball, get into the game with Dino Quest, and so much more!
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Since 1998, the Discovery Science Center has been dedicated to educating young minds, assisting teachers and parents, and increasing public understanding and appreciation of science, math, and technology. A wide array of interactive exhibits—specially designed to spark children’s natural curiosity—making the science center the premier destination for kids of all ages! Try lying on a bed of nails, shake about in the earthquake simulator, and take on the dinosaurs of Dino Quest, the world’s first interactive dinosaur adventure.

Conveniently located near the Anaheim resort area, the Discovery Science Center is easily recognized by its 10-story cube attached to the building and the 85-foot (26 m) Delta rocket towering over the highway! Annual events include BubbleFest, Spooky Science, the Science of Gingerbread, and numerous special summer exhibitions.

Inclusions :
  • 1-day general admission

Daily; the Discovery Science Center is closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Hours of operation:
10 AM–5 PM
Enjoy extended summer hours from Memorial Day to Labor Day: 10 AM–6 PM

Children ages 2 years and younger are admitted free of charge. Parking, admission to the Discovery Theater, and special attractions are not included in the 1-day admission price.

Redemption instructions

After you book your activity, follow these 3 easy steps:
1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; it is critical to do this before you depart.
3. Take all vouchers with you; you must redeem one voucher per person.

Exchange your voucher for activity:
Please present your voucher(s) at the box office on the day you wish to visit the Discovery Science Center. Have your photo ID available.
Terms and conditions

Cancellations and Changes: This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to two days before the scheduled start of your trip. The scheduled start of your trip is defined as your hotel check-in date, your departure date of the originating flight, or the date of the Activity if the Activity was booked without a flight or a hotel.