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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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Great visit for the inquiring mind

Very enjoyable especially for kids between say 7 and 10. even older if your kid is very curious... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Roberto R
Excellent Holiday Programme

We visited Sci Bono yesterday with our two kids - ages 10 and 7 for the holiday programme. The... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Roodepoort, South Africa
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Corner of Miriam Makeba & President Street | Newtown, Johannesburg 2107, South Africa
+27 72 270 9820
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very enjoyable especially for kids between say 7 and 10. even older if your kid is very curious about the world. Most displays work but a few can be worn out. Also keep an eye out for special events that they host.

Thank Roberto R
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We visited Sci Bono yesterday with our two kids - ages 10 and 7 for the holiday programme. The theme was biotech. Our kids went to 4 sessions and learnt about bio-robotics, bio-fuel, enjoyed the biotech science show, and learnt about blood type and blood...More

Thank Mehmoui
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The interactive nature of the displays and intriguing science and math challenges make the Sci-Bono centre a must visit for young and old alike. Future scientists and engineers can discover a passion here that will unlock their destiny. Hours of fun to be had. Interactive...More

Thank Zubair P
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We took my nieces and nephews (ranging in age from 3 to 12 years) for a day out and spend a couple of hours at Sci Bono where they had a great time. When we were just about to leave a science show was announced...More

Thank WendyN1604
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

This is one of our favourite indoor things to do with the kids. We have visited three times and the kids never get tired of it. Their favourite thing to do is "work on the construction" site on the entrance level. Best to leave this...More

1  Thank ColmanFam
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We wife and I had heard that the Discovery centre was a great way to pass time with our children. Arriving at the discovery centre, you felt as if you were arriving at antiquated and neglected facility. Upon entry, we realized that our first impressions...More

Thank Khalil H
Sci-Bono, Manager at Sci-Bono Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Dear Khalil. We apologize for the expereince. I am not aware that we had problems without water. Can you please indicate the date of your visit. Regards

Reviewed 11 April 2017

We visited the Sci-Bono Centre last year sometime. It was very interesting and full of information about the human body. All lifesize exhibits. You need about 2 hours to look around at all the exhibits.

Thank Diane A
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We brought the kids to the Sci-Bono and we all enjoyed all the exhibitions. The kids especially enjoyed trying out various science experiences. The planetarium was a hit for the 10 year olds as the entire session (approximately 30 minutes) is relevant to their school...More

Thank Phakama M
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I took my 3 and 5year olds and my 64 year old mom and dad to sci bono. What a well kept on place. Really reasonable with quality equipment, displays and helpful knowledgeable staff. Worth a visit. We all enjoyed it , certainly not just...More

1  Thank candyandbrian
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Great concept, well designed. The kids loved the interactive exhibition. Adults too. Its kept clean as well. The staff are not the greatest though, they're not exactly falling over themselves to help or explain anything. A short introduction or guide map at the entrance will...More

Thank MartinP1974
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14 July 2017|
Response from WendyN1604 | Reviewed this property |
not sure! maybe check directly with them before you go. enjoy the visit
14 October 2015|
Response from Skuce1977 |
Yes they do. There are security guards at the entrance and also walking around the parking lot