Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre | Day Out With The Kids

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Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)
  • Macclesfield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Museums and Art Galleries, Parks and Playgrounds

Attraction Information

Jodrell Bank is a fun day out for all the family.

Within the Planet Pavilion you will find the Cafe with outside terrace which offers fantastic views of the Lovell Telescope. There is also a gift shop and a small exhibition room where you can explore the Universe and learn more about the planets using the model of the Solar System.

How did the Universe begin? What is a black hole? Find all of the answers to the wonders the Universe, listen to the sounds of the Big Bang and explore the invisible Universe using a range of hands on activities in the Space Pavilion!

Test your science knowledge with the fun worksheets or experiment with sound waves using the whispering dishes.

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Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

Last Entry

1 hour before attraction closes


General Admission
Adults from £7.25
Kids (4-16) from £5.40
Concessions from £5.40
Family from £24.00

Travel & Contact Information


, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 9DL, England

Phone number

01477 571 766



Click here to visit Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets and accessible toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Yes, Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

The Gardens are laid to grass and have wilderness areas which are uncultivated and therefore not suitable for wheelchair users. 

Yes, Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Assistance/Guide Dogs only. 


Great Place to entertain little minds 5 out of 5 stars

Excellent value for money. Kept all of us busy for an afternoon. The activity days are great fun and educational too.

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