Sci-Bono Discovery Centre
Sci-Bono is the largest science centre in Southern Africa. Its major goal is to stimulate interest in, enjoyment of and engagement with the wide world of science and technology. Sci-Bono is located in the old Electric Workshop in Newtown, the cultural precinct in the heart of the Johannesburg.
The name Sci-Bono comes from an abbreviation of ‘Science” and ‘Bono', the TshiVenda word for ‘vision', a reflection of the Centre's mission to inspire insight into all aspect of modern science and technology.
Initiated by Gauteng Department of Education and Private sector representatives, Sci-Bono aims to support education in mathematics, science and technology to improve public engagement with science, engineering and technology and to promote career education in these critical areas of economy.