Petrosains, The Discovery Centre

Where Science Comes Alive

Learning is never boring at our Discovery Centre. Touch, feel and experience discovery like never before with our interactive exhibits, and come face-to-face with science in delightful new ways through our ground-breaking activities, workshops and shows. Plus, with our travelling exhibits and special themed events, there’s something new to discover every time!

Visiting Hours

Tuesday – Friday 11.00am – 4.00pm
(Last Admission: 2.30pm)
Saturday, Sunday, Public Holidays and School Holidays
(except those that fall on Mondays)
9.30am – 5.30pm
(Last Admission: 4.00pm)
*43 pax per entry slot | 7 slots per day
*Please take note that the purchase of entry ticket is for immediate entry, following the time slot chosen and availability of ticket. Petrosains operates on a time ticketing system where visiting slots are limited depending on time slots to ensure the convenience, safety and visitors are able to fully experience our interactive learning offerings.

Admission Rate

Malaysian Non-Malaysian
Child (3-12 years) RM7.50 RM16.50
Child (Below 3 years) FREE Admission
Adult (13-60 years) RM18.50 RM28.00
Senior Citizen (61 years & above) RM9.00 RM14.00
Note: For group purchase or enquiries, please call 03-2331 8181 or send us a message for more info.


1. Cashless ticket transaction is encouraged. Mode of payment accepted as follows: – 
      • Credit cards/ debit cards/ payWave/ Maybank QR Pay & Alipay
      • Online ticket transaction through Online Travel Agent, (OTA) eg. Traveloka or Klook  
2. For ticket purchase through OTA, you need to book your slot 1 day in advance and bring the email confirmation during your visit to Petrosains.
3. Petrosains Members just need to present the Petrosains Discoverer’s League card at the ticketing counter.
4. Group visit consisting 20 pax or more, will not be allowed.
5. No ticket reservation will be entertained until further notice.
6. No re-entry allowed during the visit.
7. For group purchase or enquiries, please call 03-2331 8181 or send us a message for more info.

Safety and Health

In ensuring your safety and health during the visit, please observe below information:

1. Temperature screening will be done to each visitor. Visitor with high temperature, 37.5 deg and above will not be allowed to enter the centre.
2. Visitors to complete health declaration details through QR code provided.
3. Visitors of all ages are required to put on a face mask at all times.
4. Visitors must observe and maintain social distancing, 1 – 2 metres apart, during visit.
5. Hand sanitisers are available for usage and are placed at various areas inside the centre.
6. Food and drinks are not allowed inside the centre.
7. Only a limited number of lockers will be available for storage.
8. Please dispose used face masks or gloves in dedicated and labelled bins placed around the exhibit areas.
9. To observe limited visitor capacity at each gallery area, visitors will be ushered to the next gallery area to avoid crowding.
10. Group visit consisting 20 pax or more, will not be allowed.

Additionally, the following services will no longer be available until further notice:

Molecule Café
Nursing Room
3D Theatre
All motion rides
Baby prams

Petrosains PlaySmart

Bringing awe-inspiring science exhibits to the local communities.

We believe that everyone deserves high quality science-related educational activities and programmes. This is where Petrosains PlaySmart comes in.

Plan A Visit To PlaySmart

Unlock a world of possibilities at your nearest PlaySmart centre. Wonder awaits!

PlaySmart Kuantan

PlaySmart Kuantan

On the East Coast? Coast right through PlaySmart Kuantan for an educational experience like no other!

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PlaySmart Johor Bharu

PlaySmart Johor Bahru

All down for a day out with science? We are! Join us as we bring the Petrosains experience down south to Johor Bahru.

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PlaySmart Kota Kinabalu

PlaySmart Kota Kinabalu

Science knows no boundaries. Petrosains crosses the sea to bring you PlaySmart Kota Kinabalu.

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Petrosains PlaySmart

PlaySmart Kuching

New location! PlaySmart is now open in Dewan Suarah Negeri Kuching.

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PETRONAS StreetSmart

Tackling the issue of road safety through science

As one of PETRONAS’ key CSR programmes, PETRONAS StreetSmart strives to engage the public, especially school children, while promoting the importance of road safety through an emphasis on science awareness and education