Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology & dinner @ El Pico de Gallo Grill

Overview: At 2 pm we will visit the Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archeology Exhibit at the Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana followed by dinner at 5:30 pm at El Pico de Gallo Grill in Santa Ana (1.2 miles from the Science Center).

Important:

Please answer the question as to if you will joining us for dinner.

The Exhibit:

Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology, presented by the National Geographic Society, immerses you in the science and history of field archeology. Walk in the footsteps of beloved film hero Indiana Jones as you embark on this interactive museum adventure.

This exhibit features :

  • A vast and exclusive collection of Indiana Jonesfilm props, models, concept art, and set designs from the Lucasfilm Archives.
  • An interactive tour of legendary sites that sheds light on historical myths such as the Ark of the Covenant and the Holy Grail.
  • A rare chance to see some of the world’s most impressive material remains and real-world artifacts from ancient societies from the collections of the world-renowned Penn Museum and the National Geographic Society archives.
  • A handheld multimedia guide that lets you personalize your exhibit experience.

See the video clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jkdcHArwczY

This is an interactive "museum experience," using state-of-the-art multimedia technology and a collection of ancient artifacts and Indiana Jones movie materials (like props, set designs and conceptual art).

Here's how the exhibit goes down: You get a hand-held video companion guide to assist on your quest to solve various archaeological mysteries as you navigate through the 10,000 square-foot exhibit, from the "Indy Trail" to various archaeological zones and interactive adventures. Alongside your new BFF Indiana Jones, you'll experience the real stories behind relics like the Holy Grail and decipher ancient scripts. You'll learn how real-life archaeologists solve mysteries around the world from Peru to fictional places like Akator and Mayapore.

The 3-D Movie Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia:

If it weren't for a series of cataclysmic events, a comet impact being first on the list, our planet could well still be the domain of dinosaurs. Following Pr Rodolfo Coria, a world-reknown Argentinian paleontologist, we visit sites of major discoveries he has contributed to in Patagonia and travel back in time to see these amazing beasts come to life in 3D. Patagonia has given us the largest living animal to ever walk the Earth: the titanesque plant-eating Argentinosaur, and its nemesis, the Giganotosaur, a bipedal carnivore that could easily challenge the famous T-Rex.

Tickets:

Tickets for museum admission and the exhibit are $22.95 - 24.95 and may be purchased online at http://www.discoverycube.org/tickets/.

3-D movie tickets may be purchased at the venue for $3/4.00.

Parking:

On-site parking is $4 per vehicle (cash only).

The Restaurant:

At 5:30 we will have dinner after at El Pico de Gallo Grill at 901 W. 17th St, in Santa Ana.

El Pico de Gallo Grill features authentic Mexican food.

This restaurant allows us to individually order from the counter. There is a fresh salsa bar and inside seating.

See the menu at: http://www.elpicodegallogrill.com/index.php/our-menu

See the Yelp reviews at http://www.elpicodegallogrill.com/index.php/our-menu

See OC Register review at http://www.elpicodegallogrill.com/images/ocregister_elpicodegallogrill.pdf

PARKING:

Private lot.

 

 

 

 

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  • John B.

    Interesting and informative.

    November 18, 2012

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    I had a great time! My friend and I arrived there at 2, not early enough to meet up with the group outside at 1:45, but we still had a great time. Next time I'll try to come early.

    November 18, 2012

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