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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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Really interesting and interactive!

This is one of our favourite indoor things to do with the kids. We have visited three times and the... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
ColmanFam
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Disappointing

We wife and I had heard that the Discovery centre was a great way to pass time with our children... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Khalil H
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Kinshasa
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good53%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
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“human body” (6 reviews)
“all ages” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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 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
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The bad weather meant we found ourselves in Sci-Bono. It was great for the children with so much to see and be interactive with. They loved learning and playing at the same time. Staff could have done more, mostly sat around and felt like it...More

1  Thank BenjyLondon_UK
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We had a great morning out at Sci Bono, not the most helpful staff but easy enough to get around the museum and lots of activities for all ages.

1  Thank Trish N
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The most valuable information all relevant for every age group. I enjoyed this experience so much ! So many chances to interact

Thank dinas23
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Exploring Joburg, I had to visit this science center. There are many cool do it yourself science experiments and practical things to do there. It is more directed towards kids though, so don't forget the little ones at home. There is even a play area...More

Thank MariusJacobs
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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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