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Discovery Science Center's L.A. offshoot museum to open in November
Discovery Science Center's L.A. offshoot museum to open in November

Turning a lingering and expensive civic embarrassment into a new asset for science education, a never-used, $21.8-million building paid for by the city to give the San Fernando Valley its first major museum finally will open Nov. 13 at Hansen Dam Recreation Center. Dubbed the Discovery Cube Los Angeles, it will operate in tandem with the long-established but newly renamed Discovery Cube Orange County in Santa Ana -- known as the Discovery Science Center since its 1998 opening. Discovery announced the L.A. museum's opening, which will arrive seven years later and under different auspices than originally planned. At 71,000 square feet, including an outdoor courtyard, Discovery...

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