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Petrosains Science Discovery Centre

The Discovery Centre, Level 4, Suria KLCC | Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur 50088, Malaysia
603 2331 8181
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Ranked #12 of 112 attractions in Kuala Lumpur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Science Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Interactive science museum for kids, located in the Petronas Towers.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Rena, Norway
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

The discovery centre was good for our smallest children but I think the eldest at 15 was boored. We came a little late and was constantly ask to continue to next exhibit because they were closing,

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My experience with 2kids is very exciting. All is about science. Kids are excited, there are many segments, items and show. Very recommended. But it takes about 3-4hours, if your kids want to explore all. Go after you have lunch, because you cannot go out again. I suggest from 1-5pm, and then you can enjoy the mall suria klcc, and... More

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Manila, Philippines
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We found ourselves in Suria KLCC with a few hours to kill while waiting for the Petronas to light up. We decided to check out Petrosains. It cost us only RM25 each, and they give you a discount (RM22.5) if you are a student (from any country) as long as you show them your school ID. We had to leave... More

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Mauritius
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11 reviews 11 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Excellent place for children to discover the basics of science and interesting facts on the formation of the earth and the Dinosaur era.

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Melbourne, Australia
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30 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

If you visiting KL with kids - this is a great place to enjoy 3-4 hours in a very educational surroundings.

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This interactive science centre is much more than discovery, there is a lot of detail here if you want it. A brief visit is 2.5 hours, easily spend 5 hours. Some of the technology used in the displays is dated and can be updated to brighter flashier LED screen and LED/LCD monitors, but it does the job. makes Scienceworks back... More

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Perth, Australia
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We took our kids aged 10 and 11 and they really loved it. After 3 hours, we had to drag them out! There is so much for them to do here, they learn at the same time and it's great for them to get to be so hands-on. The only downsides are that the beginning and end exposes you to... More

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Elanora, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

2 adults & 2 kids aged 4yrs & 5yrs had fund for few hours. Lots of activities to engage kids and adults !! Very friendly volunteer staff. Ignore the petroleum references and you can enjoy a great time !! We spent roughly 3 hrs .... Entry approx ausd$17 for family of 4 .... GreAt value :)

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Petrosains provides great teaching for all ages and is really fun to enjoy with family ! A lot of activities to try ! GO FOR IT

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Geelong, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Took the kids to petrosains science discovery centre which is on the fourth floor of the patronas towers. It cost around MR50 (A$17) for the family. Yes its sponsored by a petro chemical company but it is interesting to see all facets of power and plastic(made from petrochemicals). there is a lot to do here and fun interactive activities. Do... More

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