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Address: F20 Jalan Tengah, Seria, Brunei Darussalam
Phone Number: 673 3377200
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A science center on oil exploration

This Oil & Gas Discovery Center was a science center with exhibition panels and well illustrated diagrams that explained in detail the on shore oil extraction and refinery... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The discovery centre is located in Seria town, about 1.5 hours drive from the city centre. It's an interactive learning place mainly catered for kids and young teenagers. Adults would find it a bit boring.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This Oil & Gas Discovery Center was a science center with exhibition panels and well illustrated diagrams that explained in detail the on shore oil extraction and refinery processes. The objective of the discovery center is to promote the learning of science and technology in the younger generation and as such, there were innovative workshops conducted for students and children... More 

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Bsb
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I was with my kids here during the school holiday and this is a good experience for the kids to play and learn new things. The kids get to know Brunei's history Oil & Gas and how we drill for oil. I like the way OGDC provided themes to encourage people to visit. This time it was Safety Theme.

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10 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Some exhibit are not maintained but at least there are staff from the Shell that will take you on a guided tour at fixed times. It operated from 9am til 5pm. There is Shell subsidized restaurant so meals prices you will get there will never seen in the local restaurants. It has good a very good range of local food.... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Just an average science centre dedicated to oil and gas industry in Seria. Some booths don't work properly. Kids would love it anyway.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This is a sad, tired place with nothing interesting or inspiring to say about the oil and gas industry. Such a shame as there is a real opportunity for this building to be put to good use and become a centre of interest and a place for people to find out about the industry in an informative, creative manner.

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Kuala Belait, Brunei Darussalam
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43 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

This place could really be great. Most of the displays explanations were not working. Not much is explained. I was hoping to get an idea of how the oil and gas process works (being a discovery centre) but not much luck.

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Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

It was nice to take photos outside, but inside was meh. For me it was not worth the admission fee. I learned more about the Oil & Gas industry in Brunei in Brunei Museum than here in OGDC. I guess I expected more info and displays related to oil and gas since Seria is the oil town. But if you're... More 

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

Having spent a few hours in the backseat of our rental car touring from BSB to KB and Seria, my 4-year old deserved a break, and the OGDC served her very well in that role. There were interactive activities for her to pass the time, with most of them educational in design, so we felt she wasn't only having fun,... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

Great for entertaining and educating children...some interactive installations. A shame their small cafe is now closed. Play area nearby.

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Address: F20 Jalan Tengah, Seria, Brunei Darussalam
Phone Number: 673 3377200
Location: Asia  >  Brunei Darussalam  >  Belait District  >  Seria

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