Discovery Science Center


The Discovery Science Center, in Santa Ana, California, was recently named one of Orange County’s ten “Most Trusted Brands” and also received the National Medal of Service from the Institute of Museum and Library Service. Want to find out why? Take advantage of the Science Center’s coupon and free days and you can immerse yourself in an award-winning interactive science experience for less. (Scroll down this page for links.)

You can go on free admission days if you have a Merrill Lynch or BofA card, or if you happen to live in Santa Ana. Santa Ana Residents Free Days are the first Tuesdays of every month. Bank of America and Merrill Lynch credit or debit card holders can get in free via the Museums On Us program on the first Sunday of every month. Simply show your Bank of America debit or credit card to get in free (valid for cardholders only).

These free days tend to fill up fast, so get there early. Discovery Science Center features over 59,000 square feet of fun, so if you go, plan to stay a while. Cheap snacks for the kids are available and there is a Taco Bell/Pizza Hut on site.

Lie on a bed of real nails, blast off into space, and score a goal against the Anaheim Duck’s goalie only at Discovery Science Center, Orange County’s premier science destination! Become a green super hero by taking the Eco Challenge or go on an adventure as a dino tracker in Dino Quest – the world’s first interactive dinosaur adventure.

If you’re visiting Orange County, you’ll find the center conveniently located near the Anaheim resort area. Just look for the big Cube towering over I-5.

WHAT: Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana.

DISCOUNTS: If you’re planning to visit Discovery Science Center along with other local attractions, take a look at the attraction discount cards. The following include this museum and many other good choices.

  1. Go Los Angeles or Go Select Los Angeles cardsGo Select.
  2. Go San Diego or Go Select San Diego cards.

FREE DAYS: Discovery Science Center — Free admission for the following.

  1. First Tuesday of every month is Santa Ana Free Day. Admission is free to current residents of Santa Ana.
  2. First Sunday of every month is Bank of America cardholder day as part of the Museums On Us program.

COUPON: Not updated this year.

WHEN: Open Daily, 10am – 5pm. Closed on Thanksgiving & Christmas.

WHERE: Discovery Science Center, 2500 North Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92705.

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  1. Hanh Le says

    If I am a Boa card holder, does it mean my family (spouse and kids) can go for free on 1st Sunday as well? Please let me know. Thanks

  2. Jenny says

    Does anyone know…if I have a BofA card, is it only 1 admission that is free with each card or more?

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