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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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10 out of 10

We brought the kids to the Sci-Bono and we all enjoyed all the exhibitions. The kids especially... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Phakama M
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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I took my 3 and 5year olds and my 64 year old mom and dad to sci bono. What a well kept on place... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
candyandbrian
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Port Eliabeth
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Corner of Miriam Makeba & President Street | Newtown, Johannesburg 2107, South Africa
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 9 January 2017

One of the best activities to do with younger children (aged say 5-11) - they love the interactive displays and learn while playing - great for a rainy miserable day.

Thank Libra24
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

I was blown away by the experience at Sci-Bono Discovery Centre. First of all it is very cheap, but don't let that fool you into thinking it is not worth your time. We only had 1½ hours but you definitely need more time to see...More

2  Thank Nosipiwo N
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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

A visit to Sci-Bono is the perfect rainy day activity. Entrance is affordable, but you will pay extra for additional workshops and activities. Cost was R10 per activity but this optional. There's definitely alot to ans takes up an entire day. The kids ages 6,...More

Thank Skuce1977
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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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