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Sci-Bono Discovery Centre

Corner of Miriam Makeba & President Street | Newtown, Johannesburg 2107, South Africa
+27 72 270 9820
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An enlightening experience for young and old

Imagine a warehouse filled with scientific wonder ranging from the traditional sciences to modern... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MohamedFayaz
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Durban, South Africa
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Nice show

It was a good display but not for the older kids who got a little bored. Keep it for the young and... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
KirstenLM11
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Corner of Miriam Makeba & President Street | Newtown, Johannesburg 2107, South Africa
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+27 72 270 9820
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Imagine a warehouse filled with scientific wonder ranging from the traditional sciences to modern sciences including IT and sports. We spent over 4 hours there and could have well spent more. Entertaining and educational.

Thank MohamedFayaz
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

It was a good display but not for the older kids who got a little bored. Keep it for the young and the eager, otherwise you wont end up staying long.

Thank KirstenLM11
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

My nephew had a blast with all the science projects he was testing out. I was impressed with the level of ease the models were set up for the children.

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

I really would like to recommend to schools to send learners to Sci-Bono Discovery Centre especially those that are doing Science as a subject.

1  Thank Ann M
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

We went with kids ranging from 2 to 9 years and there was something for all. They learnt incidentally through experimenting and playing. Multiple levels, areas and exhibits meant the kids could move through the displays and keep their attention. The ladies at the coffee...More

Thank Christi L
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Our visit to the Sci-Bono was spoiled by the unfriendly staff at the coffee shop, who not only charged us for a half a cup of boiling water to warm up our babies food, but also forced us to purchase over R30 of items in...More

1  Thank dwagner101
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Was skeptical when we arrived, however it is brilliant. From the dinosaur exhibition to the planetarium, everything is very well displayed and incredibly informative! The coffee shop is the only thing that is disappointing, however if you are just grabbing a quick cool drink and...More

Thank ruggerob123
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

A really interesting place to visit with the kids (think the adults have just as much fun) - lots of hands on working exhibits that teach a lot of every day science. The exhibits are well marked and informative. And there's something for kids of...More

Thank Doc_sol78
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We took 24, 4 year olds and 14 , 5 year olds for an outing. it was wonderful. Wish we could have had more time as there was so much to do and see. The 'scientist' was especially amazing- his experiments were fantastic and the...More

Thank 887petraq
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

We went as a family with our 6year old and 8 year old, we all enjoyed our time there. we spent about 4hours there and the kids didnt want to leave. will definately reccommend it

Thank Taahir R
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khursheed1
14 July 2017|
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Response from WendyN1604 | Reviewed this property |
not sure! maybe check directly with them before you go. enjoy the visit
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ElAnHil
14 October 2015|
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Response from Skuce1977 |
Yes they do. There are security guards at the entrance and also walking around the parking lot
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519elizabeth
31 July 2015|
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Response from keithtatendachipope |
You are very welcome to visit us,you just need to make a scheduled visit and i hope you are aware of the fee.
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