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Sci-Bono Discovery Centre

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Corner of Miriam Makeba & President Street | Newtown, Johannesburg 2107, South Africa
+27 72 270 9820
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My son is 7 and daughter is 3. They enjoyed a good 4 hours looking around. Science displays very... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2013
Bms801
Sci Bono in Newtown

We visited during the week and parking and access to building was easy and safe. Loved the coffee... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2013
bankenveld
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Krugersdorp, South Africa
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“all ages” (15 reviews)
“human body” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:30
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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 9 July 2013

My son is 7 and daughter is 3. They enjoyed a good 4 hours looking around. Science displays very interactive. Suggest you phone first and speak to the front desk to see what they got going on. Parking safe 10 rand. Undercover 20 rand. Current...More

Thank Bms801
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Reviewed 25 June 2013

We visited during the week and parking and access to building was easy and safe. Loved the coffee for starters, great staff at this busy cafe inside the building. The body works exhibition was just wonderful and whilst we were there lots of school groups...More

Thank bankenveld
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Reviewed 6 June 2013

First time we went to the Sci Bono Discovery Centre was to see the Body Worlds Expo. This place is awesome and not only for kids. Firstly the Body Worlds expo is amazing and you learn so much. Secondly all the attractions at the Centre...More

1  Thank Experience_Editor
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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
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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
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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
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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.

1  Thank Pamela K
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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
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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
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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
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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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