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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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So much fun!

The Sci-Bono discovery centre has been on my bucket list for a while now! The centre is filled with... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2016
kirstenw58
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Worthwhile

Took kids to Sci Bono. Aged 9-10. 2 boys and 2 girls. They had lots of fun. Joined BASF team for... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2016
elmien2
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Sandton, South Africa
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Corner of Miriam Makeba & President Street | Newtown, Johannesburg 2107, South Africa
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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
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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
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 26 July 2016

The first time we visited Sci-Bono we were unsure as to what we should expect - we absolutely loved the experience. So much so that we have visited this wonderful down town experience several times. The centre is an interactive delight for young people (and...More

Thank sarah w
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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

Thank petrie866
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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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khursheed1
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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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