Petrosains is owned by Petrosains Sdn. Bhd. which is a subsidiary of PETRONAS. The Discovery Centre is set up in order to show PETRONAS commitment to enhance science literacy and passion for acquiring scientific knowledge towards the people.

The Discovery Centre occupies level 4 and 5 of both Tower 1 and Tower 2 of the Twin Towers. The entrance is located at Levels 4 of Suria KLCC. It  uses the element of fun and interactive approach to instill awareness in regards of the science and technology of the energy industry.

The exhibits are organized chronologically beginning from the prehistoric era, the evolution and scientific relevance of the energy industry that followed and the energy industry today. The hands-on approach prioritise the fun and excitement in the process of learning. The visitors are allowed to touch, feel and manipulate the exhibits on display.

The interactive feature combined with a touch of theatrical and futuristic elements offer visitors a constructive learning experience. The design is complemented by thematic props, three-dimensional images, simulation effects and spectacular recreations with realistic visual and sound effects.

The famous attractions in Petrosains include ISS-International Space Station, Mars Rover that can be programmed to roam over simulated Martian landscape in search of signs of life, realistic models of prehistoric animals, plants and a volcano, the Singing T-Rex and the true-to-life oil platform complete with oil rig and a simulated helicopter ride to the oil platform.

Petrosains is accessible by Public Transportation. The nearest one is the KLCC LRT station. There are bus stops for free bus service GoKL, Hop On Hop Off bus and bus U26.

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Operating Hours

Monday : close
Tuesday – Friday: 9.30 a.m – 5.30 p.m (Last Admission is at 4.00 p.m)
Saturday – Sunday:  9.30 a.m – 6.30 p.m (Last Admission is at 5.00 p.m)


Without MyKad: RM 28.00
With MyKad: RM 18.50

Without MyKad: RM 16.50
With MyKad: RM 7.50

Senior Citizen
Without MyKad: RM 14.00
With MyKad: RM 9.00


Suria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Hear From Others

Great place, great value.
Call in advance for a reservation if you don’t want to wait for tickets.
They have time slots, so you may not get in if it’s full.


All up we spent four hours at the Discovery Centre which was pretty amazing given that we were all still a bit jet lagged and finding our travel feet. Apart from the sponsor clearly driving some of the themes and a fair bit of oil PR going on – if you ignore that which it’s easy to do – the exhibits were so cleverly put together in a way that captured the attention of our young kids but also genuinely interested us.

Kylie & Mike

We ended up spending an entire afternoon there, and could’ve gone back another day. There is plenty to do for kids of just about any age — from toddlers to early teens.


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