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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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Highly educational, but not for the squirmish!

I went with my kids and learnt a lot that is of biological, epistemological and healthy living... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
Tzoro1
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Sandton, South Africa
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Despite being in the "not so good" part of Johannesburg this is a very good outing for children! A... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2016
Marelize_Schoeman
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Corner of Miriam Makeba & President Street | Newtown, Johannesburg 2107, South Africa
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

I went with my kids and learnt a lot that is of biological, epistemological and healthy living. Definitely recommended. Difficult that I have to choose one of the dates in terms of a visit as I went there 2 years ago....

Thank Tzoro1
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Despite being in the "not so good" part of Johannesburg this is a very good outing for children! A fantastic leaning experience. Lots of "open areas" to still expand exhibitions inside. Well kept considering...

Thank Marelize_Schoeman
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Old attractions, nothing new. It was just OK kind of place. Not recommended for people who desire something good and new.

Thank Piyush G
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The Sci-Bono discovery centre has been on my bucket list for a while now! The centre is filled with so many little exhibitions which were both interactive and educational. Had a lot of fun, even as an adult. Took is about 3.5 hours to get...More

Thank kirstenw58
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Took kids to Sci Bono. Aged 9-10. 2 boys and 2 girls. They had lots of fun. Joined BASF team for experiments and really enjoyed. Very save. Kids walked around on their own and enjoyed all the stations. Coffee shop available. 2 hrs too short...More

Thank elmien2
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Sci-Bono is a decent science centre (the only one in Johannesburg) that seems to keep the kids happy for an afternoon with some informative and interactive exhibitions. Some people say it is located in a dodgy area of Johannesburg, but we have never had any...More

Thank TravelOften1968
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Many different activities for kids, building, electricity, microscopes, magnets, water etc. Building is an old warehouse and we needed coats. Can only eat in designated area on the ground floor - this does ensure exhibits are kept clean. Staff did help when asked Got a...More

Thank Cidinka
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Lots of activities, Kids don't get bores as I thought when is science related, A must see place, Just the parking area was a bit not well organised , but is not a train-smash.

Thank Nick_Ver0
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Being a bit on the old side you get taken along with for the grandkids birthdays. Great place in Johannesburg to take the younger visitors lots to keep them busy. There are many interactive displays for all ages. Parking is safe but it is a...More

Thank 859iainh
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I recently visited Sci-Bono with my children, aged 5 & 7. There is save parking and everyone is very friendly and helpful. There is a variety of displays and interactive experiments for children to explore. My children thoroughly enjoyed themselves. A big hit for them...More

Thank Joanita R
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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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