Address: Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 9DL
Phone Number: 01477 571 766
Website: Visit the Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre website.
Opening Hours & Prices: Opening times and ticket prices.
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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.
- Open from 10am to 5pm each day, last admission is 4pm.
Ticket Price – Excluding Gift Aid:
- Adults – £7.30
- Child (Aged 4 to 16) – £5.40
- Concession: (Over 60’s and students with valid ID) – £5.40
- Under 4’s – Free
- Family (Two adults + two children) – £24.00
- Family (Two adults + three children) – £28.00
Prices and opening hours correct as at March 2018.
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.