Jodrell Bank

Type:Observatory / Planetarium

Jodrell Bank
Lower Withington
SK11 9DL

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Rowan A
      Trip Type:
      Awesome telescope, interesting science, but poor value as a day out
      3 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 5th January 2019
      Haven’t visited for ten years or so, but after first coming here as an awestruck 8 year old I thought it time my daughter of the same age came for a look at the stupendous Lovell Telescope. It’s... Read full review
    • Dave-n-Retta
      Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Excellent Experience
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 12th January 2019
      What a refreshing change to meet the very friendly and knowledgeable staff who are willing to answer all your questions and take the time to show you what they are talking about. (I did disagree with... Read full review
    • Patricia M
      Walsall, United Kingdom
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      A visit after 30 years
      3 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 19th January 2019
      We came here over 30 years ago with my young son. It was okay now 30 years on but needed more such as a stars cinema to give it a wow factor. I was a little bit disappointed that not more had been... 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

    Provider Facilities

    • Accept coach parties
    • Toilets

    Dates and Opening Times

    open (1 Jan 2018 - 1 Jan 2020)

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    Saturday, 9th March 2019 - Sunday, 10th March 2019

    British Science Week: Science Show: A Jodrell JourneyJoin us as we journey through the history and achievements of scientists at Jodrell Bank. From the Apollo Moon missions to exploding stars and black holes, there is plenty to discover at Jodrell during British Science Week.
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    Saturday, 9th March 2019 - Sunday, 10th March 2019

    British Science Week: Under 7s – Get Set, Blast Off!Join us on a fun-filled rocket trip into space, exploring the Solar System and playing lots of games along the way.
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    Saturday, 9th March 2019 - Friday, 15th March 2019

    British Science Week: Telescope Walking TourJoin one of Jodrell Bank's popular Telescope Walking Tour as our friendly Explainers take you for a stroll around the base of the impressive Lovell Telescope.
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    Wednesday, 9th January 2019 - Thursday, 9th January 2020

    Telescope Walking ToursJodrell Bank will now be hosting their popular Telescope Walking Tours daily for 2019 where you can join one of their friendly Explainers as they take you for a stroll around the base of the impressive Lovell Telescope.
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    Saturday, 9th March 2019 - Sunday, 10th March 2019

    British Science Week: Barnes, the ExoMars RoverVisit Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre on Saturday 9th or Sunday 10th March during British Science Week to meet Barnes, Aberystwyth University's full-scale model of the ExoMars Rover!
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