The Scitech Technology Center, officially known as the Sultan Bin Abdul-Aziz Science and Technology Center, is an exciting and educational place to visit with family when in Al Khobar. Located on the Corniche, the educational center consists of seven main halls which house over 350 exhibits related to science and technology. The exhibits are presented in an interactive style making it interesting for kids and adults alike. There are also numerous experiments that visitor could partake in, while at the center. The Scitech Technology Center also houses an IMAX theater where visitors can watch educational movies about animals and nature. The center also hosts several courses and conferences that are quite popular amongst locals as well as the expatriate community. With so much to see and do, the Scitech Technology Center is a remarkable place that is definitely well worth a visit when in Al Khobar.
Scientific Halls - Adults 20 SR, Children 15 SR. Scientific Dome Imax - Adults 25 SR, Children 25 SR. All inclusive - Adults 40 SR, Children 30 SR.
Scitech is open for two sessions. Morning sessions are from 9 am - 1 pm and it is open to Female Schools from Sun - Tues, Male Schools from Wed - Thurs and all visitors on Saturday. Scitech is closed on Fri mornings. Night sessions are from 4 pm - 9 pm an
Around 2-3 hours or more if time permits
Adults, families, young adults, children
All the exhibits!
Muslim visitors need not worry about finding prayer facilities in the Scitech Technology Center as there are prayer rooms available, like in most attractions in Saudi Arabia. There are also numerous mosques situated around the city to make it convenient for the city’s residents and visitors to offer their prayer without a delay.
Locating Halal food in Al Khobar will not be a problem as the city has numerous restaurants serving an array of Halal cuisines. Aside from those serving local cuisine, visitors will also be able to find a number of international food outlets serving a variety of popular fast food items and more.