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Petrosains Discovery Centre

Petrosains is a Science Discovery Centre that uses a fun and interactive approach to tell the story of the science and technology of the petroleum industry. Its concept and contents revolve specifically around the science of petroleum, yet embrace all the general sciences. 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 is designed as a modern and contemporary centre that allows visitors to touch, feel and manipulate the exhibits on display. The interactive feature of Petrosains' exhibits, combined with a touch of theatrical and futuristic elements offer visitors a more constructive learning experience.
Activities :
The style and sequence of the exhibits in Petrosains trace the evolution of the petroleum industry and how the advancement of science and technology in the industry has tremendously improved the quality of life. methods of presenting ideas, Petrosains showcase its exhibits and displays in entertaining and exciting ways. For example, the theatrical setting of Wayang Kulit, or the traditional Malay shadow play, is used to demonstrate the uses of petroleum and educate visitors on the significant role petroleum plays in everyday life.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.
Business Hour :
9.30 am - 5.30 pm
Location :
Level 4, Suria KLCC, PETRONAS Twin Towers,, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.
Tel No :
+603 2331 8181
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