Visits with workshops

We welcome education bookings from Key Stage 1 to Post-16 groups (Early Years groups – see our FAQs!).

As part of your visit, your group will see the world famous Lovell telescope, explore our interactive galleries, speak to our expert staff, plus experience up to two inspiring and curriculum-linked interactive workshops.

Package Price per learner
Admission + 2 workshops £8
Admission + 1 workshop £7

If you don’t want to experience any workshops as part of your visit, please see our exhibition-only visit page.

 How to make a booking

1.  Browse our selection of interactive workshops and choose which you would like to book for your visit
2. Make a provisional booking by calling our school bookings line on 0161 306 9520
Provisional bookings must be made over the phone. We are usually fully booked around 3 months in advance. If your preferred date is not available, you can sign up to our waiting list.
3.  Organise your travel to us
4. Confirm your booking by filling in our online form (must be completed at least 6 weeks before your visit, except for last minute bookings)
5.  Pay for your visit (must be in advance, at least 4 weeks before your visit)
6. Prepare for your trip by reading our pre-visit information. We will send you an itinerary for your visit 2 weeks before your trip.