2500 N. Main Street
Santa Ana, CA 92705
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Jul 16th, 2012
thru Jul 29th, 2012
Discovery Science Center
2500 N. Main Street
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Take Flight: July 16-29

Visit us July 16-29 as we host interactive activities, learning stations and exciting shows all about birds, feathers and flight!

Free Zoo Tickets!

The animal adventure doesn’t stop here! Visit us now through Sept 3 and receive a FREE admission ticket to the Santa Ana Zoo AND to the Orange County Zoo! Everyone who visits the Science Center will receive one free admission ticket to each zoo.


Wildlife Rescue Exhibit

Enter the fascinating world of Wildlife Rescue and step into the recovery efforts with people who dedicate their lives to saving animals. Explore the innovative ways used to capture, raise and release endangered species back to the wild. Learn More >



“Take to the Sky – Meet the Birds!” (July 20-22)
Presented by the San Diego Zoo
Join us as special guests from the San Diego Zoo visit us from July 20-22 at 12pm and 1:30pm with a special presentation all about birds! Get up close and personal with REAL live birds straight from the San Diego Zoo!


Orange County Birds (Wednesday, July 25)
The OC Zoo presents “Orange County Birds” featuring a screech owl, burrowing owl, American kestrel, and Swainson’s hawk. Don’t miss your chance to make a bird feeder on this special day. Presentations at 12pm and 2pm.

“A Game of Chance” Stage Show

Don’t miss our newest stage show just for summer! Join Team Tiger or Team Rhino and earn points to win awesome prizes while learning about endangered animals.

Omar’s Exotic Bird Display
Check out real parrots and other exotic birds straight from Omar’s Exotic Birds right here in Southern CA!

Feathers Learning Station

Did you know that the peacock’s beautiful “eyespot” tail feathers are actually brown? What causes the eyespot to appear bright blue, green, or even pink at times? This activity will uncover this mystery while learning more about the feathery coloration of birds.

Chicken Egg Dissections

How can a baby chicken live in an egg for 21 days or more? Come find out as we dissect chicken eggs to see what makes an egg incredible and the perfect capsule for young birds.


*Activities & schedule subject to change without notice.


Ticket Price

Adult : $14.95
Child : $12.95