Petrosains Science Discovery Centre

Attraction Suria Klcc, Suria Klcc Jalan Ampang 50088 Kuala Lumpur Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Published on: 13-11-2015

1 hours 30 mins
09:30 AM - 05:30 PM
03:00 PM
04:30 PM
Second-time visit
Attraction
Family
Museum
Must see
Kids
2.86 - 0.79 USD

Petrosains Science Discovery Centre is good for

Good for family with kids Family with kids Good
Good for senior Senior Good
Good for couple Couple Good
Good for solo Solo Good
Good for group Group Good
  • Highly recommended by fellow travellers.
Petrosains is a 7,000sqm interactive science discovery centre. The complex is largely dedicated to the field of petroleum science and presents science and technology in a fun and entertaining way.

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Why Petrosains Science Discovery Centre is special ?

Petrosains is a Science Discovery Centre that uses a fun and interactive approach to tell the story of the science and technology of the energy industry. The sequence of the exhibits in Petrosains traces the evolution and scientific relevance of the energy industry while also focusing on general science and its application to everyday life. The hands-on approach adopted by Petrosains puts an emphasis on the fun and excitement of learning rather than on the rigorous memorisation of scientific facts.
Petrosains Sdn. Bhd. was incorporated to extend PETRONAS’ commitment as a socially responsible corporate citizen in providing a rich and stimulating environment aimed to enhance science literacy and instill in Malaysians a passion for acquiring scientific knowledge.
Petrosains is housed in the PETRONAS Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur. Occupying level 4 and 5 of both Tower 1 and Tower 2 of the Twin Towers, Petrosains covers a total exhibit area of more than 7,000 square metres. Entrance to Petrosains is through Level 4 of the Suria KLCC mall.

What to explore at Petrosains Science Discovery Centre?

Using innovative methods of presenting ideas, Petrosains showcases its exhibits and displays in an engaging and exciting ways. For example, in the “Space” exhibition area, visitors can learn more about space science and technology from exhibits such as the “ISS-International Space Station” and “Mars Rover” a replica of NASA’s Mars Rover that can be programmed to roam over simulated Martian LANDSCAPE in search of signs of life on Mars. 

A special area is the Geotime Diorama that showcases realistic models of prehistoric animals and plants and a volcano. A feature that would delight visitors - especially the young ones - is the "Singing T-Rex".

Another interesting replication is the true-to-life oil platform. Visitors will get the rare opportunity of being on an oil rig, see every aspect of what life is like on it as well as experience a simulated helicopter ride to the oil platform.


Source: http://www.petrosains.com.my/

How to get to Petrosains Science Discovery Centre?

From Suria KLCC

Take the central bubble lift to Level 4. You will see Petrosains is in front of you.

By Train

Take a train from any station within Klang Valley area and make your way to KLCC Station (KJ10). The integrated train system is the most convenient way to travel around the city centre.

By Taxi

Numerous and convenient, taxis are a popular way of travelling. Always request the driver to switch on the fare meter before your journey. The taxis can easily drop you off around Suria KLCC's main entrance.

By Car

Access KLCC through Jalan Ampang, Jalan P. Ramlee and Jalan Kia Peng. Tunnels at Jalan P. Ramlee, Jalan Tun Razak and the Ampang – Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway (AKLEH) are also directly connected to the KLCC Parking Bays.

By Bus

Get on the KL Hop On-Hop Off Bus Service and get off at the KLCC Garden Park stop (West wing KL Convention Centre).


Selling points

  • “Recommended for science lovers”
  • “Great for Kids and Adults”
  • “Always have new things”
  • “Wonder of Science”
  • “Nice surprise”
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Duration
5.0 days
Estimated
134.90 USD
Total travel distance
km
Number of places
8 places

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Suria Klcc, Suria Klcc Jalan Ampang 50088 Kuala Lumpur Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Tips for you

  • Unless you go early or late in the afternoon, expect to share it with crowds of school children
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  • Weekdays are much quieter than weekend
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  • Last admission is 4pm weekdays and 5pm weekends
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  • The mall is accessible via various modes of public transportation.
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  • Petrosains is located on the 4th Floor of Suria KLCC shopping centre at the base of the PETRONAS Towers
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Reviews

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Make sure you have a whole day for this one!! My husband and our son just couldn't have enough of this place. Lots of things to do and experience. You can easily spend a whole day there, especially for kids.

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Our family of four, including two girls aged 8 and 12, thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Petrosains. We were surprised at the quality of the exhibits and the many hands on activities, including many where the staff demonstrate and encourage participation. The staff were fantastic, There are several optional activities for an additional fee - but these are very reasonably priced at no more than RM3. Otherwise the entry fee is comparatively low and represents excellent value for money. Allow time to properly explore all of the exhibits and you will not leave disappointed.

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This was not even on our list of things to do/see. We came across it while we were in the Suria KLCC and we enjoyed our visit to this attraction.The entry fee is very modest and when compared with the Aquaria, this is a far better bet in terms of fun.What makes this attraction good is the presence of a large number of 'interactive/hands-on' activities. Our 7 year old daughter simply could not get enough of this experience.The 'hurricane booth' is interesting and the wind generated was strong enough to knock my glasses off and out the booth.There are a number of 'play and learn' kind of activities which keeps kids occupied.It must be pointed out that the attraction is dated but the fun nature of the activities makes up for this.

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