Hours of Operation

Discovery Science Center is open daily except for Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Admission Prices

General Admission

  • Children (ages 3-14): $12.95
  • Adults (ages 15+): $16.95
  • Seniors (ages 62+): $12.95
  • Parking: $4.00

MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition

Now – Sept 7

  • Members: $5.00
  • Non-Members: $10.00  Online Package Price: $5.00 (plus general admission)


*We accept VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and cash. Children under 14 are not permitted without an adult.  


Deals & Discounts


Credentialed teachers who are members of our Teacher Education Network get free general admission everyday! Simply log on to discoverycube.org/ten to register and download your teacher admission ticket. Please note that valid credentials (ID/badge or pay stub and valid ID) are required to verify current teacher status. Identification must have current year listed. Benefits do not apply to school visits or sleepovers.


Santa Ana Waste Free Day
Santa Ana residents receive up to 4 free admissions per address with valid ID (proof of residency) on the first Tuesday of every month. Cannot be combined with any other discount or offer. Excludes special events and ticketed exhibitions or shows.


Bank of America Free Day
Bank of America cardholders receive free admission on the first Sunday of each month. Photo ID and any valid Bank of America/Merrill Lynch credit or debit card must be presented. One free general admission limited to cardholder only. Excludes special events and ticketed exhibitions or shows. Cannot be combined with any other discount or offer.


Military Discount
Members of the Military receive 10% off for up to 6 general admission tickets. Valid Military ID is required for discount. Cannot be combined with any other discount or offer.


Corporate Discounts
Corporate discount coupons are a great addition to any corporate benefits package. Please call (714) 913-5030 if you would like to receive corporate discount coupons.


ASTC Passport Program
Members of ASTC participating museums receive free general admission for two named adult members and two children (ages 3-17) or one named adult member and up to 3 children (ages 3-17). Membership card w/ASTC logo and photo ID are required for discount. We do not accept payment receipts as proof of membership. Restrictions do apply according to the Residency Rule and 90-mile radius rule, please check to see if your membership is eligible. Download Reciprocity List >