Jodrell Bank

Type:Observatory / Planetarium

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre
The University of Manchester
SK11 9DL

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Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Child (Aged 4-18)£6.50
Child under 4Free
Concession (Over 65s and students)£7.50
Family of 3£20.00
Family of 4£27.00
Family of 5£33.00

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    Recent Reviews:

    • angelawA6201UJ
      Market Harborough
      Trip Type:
      Super day out
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 6th June 2021
      Super day out for all ages. We went in the half term holiday so there was a craft activity for our daughter to do. We enjoyed the informative and interesting talk about the telescope (about 30... Read full review
    • klm178
      North Wales, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Enjoyable day out
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 8th June 2021
      Really enjoyed the day here, the grounds are amazing with a lovely wooded walk and the park was nice for the kids. They had entertainment and activities which were good and the alien hunt was really... Read full review
    • TheRelfster
      Manchester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Loved watching the telescope move!
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 13th June 2021
      We went at 10 so managed to enjoy the Lovell telescope on our own for quite a while. I expected there to be more apart from the telescope and some photos (albeit awesome photos). That said I enjoyed... Read full review



    • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
    • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
    • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors


    • Cater for vegetarians
    • On-Site café/restaurant
    • Picnic Site

    Children & Infants

    • Facilities for children

    Imported Facilities

    • Disabled Access - BASIC (*)
    • Open All Year

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Provider Facilities

    • Accept coach parties
    • Toilets

    Dates and Opening Times

    Open (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
    Monday - TuesdayClosed
    Wednesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00

    * Closure dates:
    24th- 26th December
    31st December – 1st January 2021

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    Saturday, 24th April 2021 - Sunday, 20th June 2021

    Child with a magnifying glassAlien Hunt!Aliens have arrived at Jodrell Bank! Seek them out across the site in the brand new scavenger hunt. Hunt them all and discover the hidden clue to finding life in space.
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