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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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A well set out destination for children.

The hall is an interesting old building. The displays are intriguing, and the place reasonably well... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2013
Hunt I
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Johannesburg, South Africa
For The Little Scientist

Made me wish I was young again. Great for entertaining kids for hours on end. Fun and educational... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2013
Kgalalelo M
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“human body” (6 reviews)
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Corner of Miriam Makeba & President Street | Newtown, Johannesburg 2107, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 June 2013

The hall is an interesting old building. The displays are intriguing, and the place reasonably well run. A popular destination for school groups and children's birthday parties.

Thank Hunt I
Reviewed 20 May 2013

Made me wish I was young again. Great for entertaining kids for hours on end. Fun and educational at the same time. My nieces and nephews love it!!

Thank Kgalalelo M
Reviewed 14 May 2013

We have been coming to SciBono for 7 years and the kids love it. The Murray and Roberts Building site is a gem for preschool age upwards - it was years before we got the kids out of the building site to see the rest...More

Thank beccyza
Reviewed 14 May 2013

Amazing exhibition of plasticised bodies - i will go again as there was so much to take in. I work with Trauma, and it is so clear and interesting to see how the nervous system works, for example.

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Reviewed 14 May 2013

We recently went to the Body World - Circle of Life Exhibit on a Saturday afternoon. I am not a medical person and didn't think I would be too keen, but It was fascinating. Excellent exhibit, while worth the price. I was a little disappointed...More

Thank SaLouise
Reviewed 6 May 2013

Fascinating exhibition of human bodies. Saw the animal exhibition and was keen to see this one. Really amazing and awe inspiring. Made me respect human body even more. Miracle of human life.

Thank reidJhb
Reviewed 4 May 2013

We went to the Body Worlds exhibition and it was on the same day as some kind of festival taking place right nextdoor. The streets were packed, parking was hard to come by and we did not feel safe at all. Inside, the centre is...More

Thank jankirsten
Reviewed 21 April 2013

We went there on a rainy weekend day. It's a wild science museum with hundreds of hands-on toys and exhibits to play with, living inside a very neat old industrial building (I think an old power station). Friendly staff, no lines, cheap admission, and just...More

Thank Hankk2
Reviewed 15 April 2013

Wow, what an educational experience. Very interesting and I would say an essential tour for students in the Biology/medical field. Coffee shop friendly and efficient staff. Had a cappuccino for R15.

Thank jbb88
Reviewed 9 April 2013

The body worlds, cycle of life exhibition currenlty at Sci Bono centre is a must see!! Interesting to people in the medical line as well as non medical alike.

Thank IgRetief
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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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