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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 for kids

The bad weather meant we found ourselves in Sci-Bono. It was great for the children with so much to... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
BenjyLondon_UK
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Fun rainy morning out with busy boys

We had a great morning out at Sci Bono, not the most helpful staff but easy enough to get around... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
Trish N
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Corner of Miriam Makeba & President Street | Newtown, Johannesburg 2107, South Africa
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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

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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

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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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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We loved the centre and the entire initiative surrounding it. The children couldnt get enough. The few things of concern: 1. The security lady behind the reception table fighting at the top of her voice with someone over the phone, despite the fact that there...More

2  Thank MaddyZA
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Went there this morning with my 2.5yr old son. There was a lot to see, but most were a bit advanced for him. Will definitely go back in about a year or so. One suggestion - they need to direct or insert better signage within...More

Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Took my 3 kids - ages 1 to 4, and they loved it. Some things were beyond them but still plenty to see, play and do there - very reasonable entrance fees too. The hot air ballon and building section were the favorites.

Thank Nicolle T
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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
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Yes they do. There are security guards at the entrance and also walking around the parking lot
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