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Sci-Bono Discovery Centre

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Address: Corner of Miriam Makeba & President Street | Newtown, Johannesburg 2107, South Africa
Phone Number:
0722709820
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 09:30 - 16:30

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AN INCREDIBLE EXPERIENCE BODY WORLD

Went to see Body World at this science venue. What an experience ! Walked around for two and a half hours totally entranced by what makes up our bodies. The portable listening... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
petrie866
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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Went to see Body World at this science venue. What an experience ! Walked around for two and a half hours totally entranced by what makes up our bodies. The portable listening devices really help as well. Highly recommended

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

There is so much to do at Sci-bono for children of different ages and adults. I was impressed to see that they had a holiday program to provide computer programming training at no cost.

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Thank Fyela73
Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 July 2016

It is definitely a not to be missed experience! For an interesting and knowledge gaining experience - a must see!

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We came for a kid's Birthday party and the kids had a blast. They had a science show for them and there are so many things for the kids to do. Doesn't matter what the weather is like as it's all indoors.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Living in South Africa I always found many of our attractions not so very impressive. The Sci- Bono Centre however is cost effective and allows for hours of interesting walk about and play time for children. Thoroughly enjoyed playing a mind game against my daughter and watching my son play a soccer challenge game. The staff were friendly and the... More 

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Thank Melissa377
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

Having been to Sci Bono on many occasions, we have always had positive and enjoyable experiences. The holiday programs, in particular, are very well put together. The itinerary itself is well planned and caters for everybody on a given day. They were emailed to us prior to the start of the holidays which came in useful for planning the day.... More 

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Thank Feroza C
Johannesburg, South Africa
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33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We just love Sci-Bono!!! My six year old son could spend the entire day here and ask to go back the next day!! We even had his party here this year!! It was well-organised and loads of fun!! Especially the exploding experiments!!

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Thank roxyruth
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Great educational entertainment for people of different ages. They use games as a method to understand science. Great fun!

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Thank Sade B
Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Have been there many times for various events : Body World etc. Very interesting to see various "experiments" that demonstrate electricity etc.

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Thank SueG805
Sandton, South Africa
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228 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We went there for another exhibition but were very surprised about the Sci Bono. Very interactive for kids and also grown ups.

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