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Sci-Bono Discovery Centre

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The centre is easy enough to find and has parking. There is a cafe and a small shop with items that... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sally W
Montrose, United Kingdom
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World class exhibition of Lascaux Rock art

I am a rock art enthusiast and have seen a number of sites 'in situ' but have not had the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Felicite F
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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Corner of Miriam Makeba & President Street | Newtown, Johannesburg 2107, South Africa
+27 72 270 9820
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The centre is easy enough to find and has parking. There is a cafe and a small shop with items that children would enjoy. More importantly, at present there is an exhibition of the cave art from Lascaux, tying in with the rock art exhibition...More

Thank Sally W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a rock art enthusiast and have seen a number of sites 'in situ' but have not had the opportunity to visit the Lascaux caves in France. The current exhibition at the Sci-Bono Discovery centre in Johannesburg (extended until January 2019 - but please...More

Thank Felicite F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This centre is located across the African Museum and it is nearby the border of Jo'burg and Parktown.

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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We've been to a couple of discovery centres in the UK, but this one had better and more hands on and relevant exhibitions. The electricity section was particularity good. The kids 5 and 9 both had a great time. Highly recommended. Reason for not giving...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2018

A fantastic family outing for old and young with interactive displays and challenges. There is quite a range of exhibits from dinosaurs, electricity, science concepts to building. The adults enjoyed the hands on electricity demonstration and building circuits a lot. The kids (8 years and...More

Thank Martie1S
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Located in Johannesburg city. Parking available. You can spend 4-5 hours or all day. The exhibitions vary, so best to check on the website. Good for a family outing

Thank thumper234
Reviewed 24 July 2018

A great place to visit with so much to experience and learn that took my daughter by surprise - to find that science is interesting a fun

Thank Andrew-venturer
Reviewed 23 July 2018

A fantastic family experience for all ages. This place is incredible with it's Science and has excellent interaction. A true gem in Johannesburg.

Thank Narendra G
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Imagine a warehouse filled with scientific wonder ranging from the traditional sciences to modern sciences including IT and sports. We spent over 4 hours there and could have well spent more. Entertaining and educational.

Thank MohamedFayaz
Reviewed 24 April 2018

It was a good display but not for the older kids who got a little bored. Keep it for the young and the eager, otherwise you wont end up staying long.

Thank KirstenLM11
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15 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
14 October 2015|
Response from Skuce1977 |
Yes they do. There are security guards at the entrance and also walking around the parking lot
31 July 2015|
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.