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Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 9DL


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Address: Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 9DL
Phone Number: 01477 571 766
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Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre houses the Lovell Telescope, the third largest steerable dish radio telescope in the world. The Space Pavilion exhibition building contains a range of hands-on activities to explain the wonders of the universe, like how it began. The Planet Pavilion also contains an exhibit out our solar system's place in the universe. The grounds feature the Galaxy Garden, Space playground and picnic area. Backpacks are available for children to borrow, which contain an activity pack and map.

  • Free Car Parking.
  • Planet Pavilion Cafe serves classic British comfort food using seasonal ingredients.
  • The 'The Potting Shed cafe' serves hot and cold drinks and snacks in peak seasons.
  • There is also a Giftshop.

Opening Times:

  • Open from 10am to 5pm each day, last admission is 4pm.
  • Closed: 6th January - 10th January 2020
  • Closed: 14th February 2020 - Early closing at 3pm
  • Closed: 18th March 2020 - Early closing at 1pm
  • Closed: 19th March 2020
  • Closed: 22nd - 28th July 2020
  • Closed: 24th - 26th December 2020
  • Closed: 31st December - 1st January 2021

Ticket Price:

  • Adults - £8.50
  • Concession: (Over 60's and students) - £7.50
  • Child (Aged 4 to 18) - £6.50
  • Under 4's - Free
  • Family of 3 - £20.00
  • Family or 4 - £27.00
  • Family or 5 - £33.00
  • Carers - Free
  • Family tickets can be purchased in any combination so long as at least one ticket is a child (under 18).

Prices and opening hours correct as at February 2020.

Before you start your journey to Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre for your day out, we recommend that you check their website or contact them to confirm opening times and admission prices.

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