Prices & Opening Times

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre is open daily from 10am to 5pm with last admission at 4pm

2018 Closure Dates

Monday 17th – Wednesday 26th December Closed
Monday 31st December Closed

From December 2018, the gardens will close at 3:30pm

2019 Closure Dates

Tuesday 1st January Closed
Wednesday 17th – Tuesday 23rd July (open from 12noon) Closed

Admission Charges

Includes Gift Aid Excludes Gift Aid
Adults £8.00 £7.25
(Aged 4 to 16)
£5.95 £5.40
(Over 60’s and students with valid ID.)
£5.95 £5.40
Under 4s FREE FREE
Family (1 adult + 2 children) £18.70 £17.00
Family (1 adult + 3 children) £24.20 £22.00
Family (2 adults + 2 children) £26.50 £24.00
Family (2 adults + 3 children) £31.00 £28.00

Gift Aid prices include a 10% donation which allows us to reclaim 25p of each £1 paid for admission. If you are eligible, please consider the Gift Aid Admission price, it provides us with valuable extra funds that enable us to continue our work to protect, share and celebrate this important site.

Car Parking Charges

Please note that from 29th November 2018, we will be launching a new car parking charge for visitors to Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre. Find out more here. 


If you would like to arrange a group visit for a party of 10 or more, please call us on 01477 571766 to discuss your visit before booking your tickets online. You can find more information about group visits here, including special group prices and talk, tour, and food packages.

School Holidays:

Our popular family science shows and meet the expert sessions run during our school holiday programme. All activities are free with general admission and can be booked on arrival, depending on availability. We expect it to be busy during the holidays, so why not purchase your admission tickets online before you arrive?

Annual Passes

Why not upgrade your admission ticket to an annual pass?

The annual pass scheme offers unlimited visits to the Discovery Centre throughout the year, and is a great way for you to demonstrate your support. There are plenty of other benefits too including 10% discount on selected events and regular e-newsletters keeping you up to date on news and what’s on.

Find out more here.