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Sony Explora Science

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Address: Inside the south gate of Chaoyang Park, Beijing, China
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My kids love this place!

Its a very interactive, modern and english friendly place. The building is not big, but the exhibits are fun, interactive, and explorable. My 12, 10, 8 and 6 had a great time... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
Rismaneswati28
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

Took our toddler here and didn't really find it suitable for a 2 year old, would have been better if he had been older. Also, I was given a pass in English to use all the games but it didn't work but my husband's Chinese one worked. So pretty useless for me and all my son was bothered about was... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Its a very interactive, modern and english friendly place. The building is not big, but the exhibits are fun, interactive, and explorable. My 12, 10, 8 and 6 had a great time here. This is one of 2 places in beijing where we spend hours exploring and they didnt complain a word. They love it.

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Beijing, China
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

I went with a group of Children and they loved it. Children around Kindergarten age would enjoy it most.

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Thank situwen
Beijing, China
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Reviewed 14 August 2015

This is a great hands-on museum for kids. For a very afforable price of only 60 RMB for one adult and two kids, we had two solid hours of entertainment and even some learning! Upon entering the museum guests receive a badge that they then use to activate the different exhibits. English speakers get a badge that shows the information... More 

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Beijing, China
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Visited with my daughter who is 8 yo. It was our first visit to Chaoyng park area. Sony explora has a separate ticket window at the south gate of the park. We we told that if we buy the ticket to Sony place, there is no need to buy a separate park entrance ticket which costs 5 yuan. Unfortunately the... More 

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Thank Lappochka
Beijing
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Reviewed 21 January 2013 via mobile

We go to this science centre regularly since we live so close. After every visit my 2 year old asks to go back. Originally I thought it would be too old for him but there is definitely more than enough to entertain him for over an hour. The exhibits on light and sound are really interesting. There is always a... More 

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Beijing, China
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Reviewed 23 April 2011

The Sony ExploraScience is a hands-on science education play and learn centre, for want of a better description. I think it is particularly suited to young children but may also appeal to some older ones and the young-at-heart as well. It is definitely not suited to very young children, in my opinion. When I bought my ticket, the girl told... More 

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