Jodrell Bank

Type:Observatory / Planetarium

Jodrell Bank Centre for Engagement
Bomish Lane
Lower Withington
SK11 9DL

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Ticket Prices

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Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Child (Aged 4-18)£8.00
Child under 4Free
Concession (Over 65s and students)£10.00
Family of 3£28.00
Family of 4£36.00
Family of 5£44.00

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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    Recent Reviews:

    • 22Sue56
      Manchester, United Kingdom
      An enjoyable experience.
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 17th September 2023
      A good experience with plenty to do and see. Booking online is complicated/difficult but persevere! Parking is rather expensive! Read full review
    • Gavinfoyston
      Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
      Inspiring and educational
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 19th September 2023
      The whole experience was educational and inspiring both for ourselves and my grandchildren. The dome was definitely worth visiting creating the wow factor for the young children in the audience. We... Read full review
    • stevendV2160HG
      Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Jodrell Bank Observatory
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 24th September 2023
      Very interesting and informative and although covers advanced topics is explained in an easy to understand fashion. Would thoroughly recommend as a great day out for all. 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

    Children & Infants

    • Facilities for children

    Imported Facilities

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

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Payment Methods

    • Booking essential

    Provider Facilities

    • Accept coach parties
    • Toilets

    Dates and Opening Times

    Jodrell Bank opening times (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)
    Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

    * Last admission 3.30pm

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