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|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Child (Under 16s)||£5.95 child|
|Concession (Over 60s & students)||£5.95 concession|
|Family 2+2||£26.50 family|
|Family 2+3||£31.00 family|
Under 4s enter FREE
*Prices include Gift Aid donation
Home to the world-famous Lovell Telescope, a visit to the iconic Jodrell Bank site makes for an exhilarating day out.
Seeing the near 90m high radio telescope up close and in action, is an incredible experience and the Discovery Centre’s exhibitions, interactive displays and galleries, will help you understand how it works and what it’s looking for.
Jodrell Bank also features find 35 acres of gardens and arboretum, complete with picnic areas, playground, galaxy garden, and the pop-up Potting Shed Café.
There’s an extensive gift shop too, packed full of science and space-inspired gifts, games, and books. And, don’t miss out on a visit to the Planet Pavilion Café, complete with a stunning terrace overlooking the telescope, were you’ll find delicious breakfasts, salads, stews, sandwiches, and home-made cakes.
There’s plenty of extra activity throughout the year too, including our ever-popular family science shows throughout the school holidays, an evening lecture series, and of course, the annual science and music festival Bluedot.
The Centre is open daily from 10am to 5pm.
Visiting by car: Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre can be found just off the A535 between Holmes Chapel and Alderley Edge, clearly signposted along the nearby roads with brown signs. We are approximately 6 miles from Junction 18 of the M6. Sat Nav users SK11 9DW
By rail: From Goostrey. Turn right down Station Road to the church in Goostrey village. Turn right at church and follow country roads, do not turn off this road, even though you appear to be heading away from the telescope. The road goes over the railway bridge and the entrance is on the right hand side.Visiting by taxi.: Alderley Edge, Macclesfield, Knutsford and Holmes Chapel are all within a 25 minute taxi ride
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|Discovery Centre (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)|
* Please note the Discovery Centre will be closed from 6th - 11th July for Bluedot Festival