Uniformed Group visits

Bring your Uniformed Group to explore the Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre!

  • An opportunity to find out about the science of Jodrell Bank with our interactive exhibits
  • Get up close to the world famous giant Lovell telescope
  • Put your space questions to our expert staff
  • Explore our 35 acre gardens, including the Galaxy Garden and play area!
  • Plus on certain weekends throughout the year we will have additional activities (see ‘Activity weekends’ below)

Admission Prices

Dates Price per child
Until 31st August 2019 £4.50
From 1st September 2019 £5.00
  • Adults: One free with every 7 children,  £5.50 for any additional adults over this.
  • No minimum booking size. Maximum number of children per day: 120

How to book

Booking in advance is required if you would like us to reserve an indoor lunch space for you. We are unable to guarantee you an indoor lunch space if you turn up without a booking.

1. Call our bookings team on 0161 306 9520 to check availability and make a provisional booking (lines are open Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm – if calling outside these times, please leave a message)
2. When you have your final numbers, please complete our online booking form to confirm your trip (bookings must be confirmed at least 8 days before your visit)
3. After you’ve confirmed, we will send you a payment request form
4. You can pay for your visit in advance, or on arrival

Activity weekends

On the following weekends, Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre will be running extra activities – so we recommend visiting on these dates for an even more fun-filled day!

The details of what we are doing on these dates will be released around 2 months in advance, and can be found on our What’s On page.

  • Saturday 21st September / Sunday 22nd September 2020
  • Saturday 25th January / Sunday 26th January 2020
  • Saturday 14th March / Sunday 15th March 2020
  • Bank holiday Friday 8th May 2020 / Saturday 9th May / Sunday 10th May
  • Saturday 20th June / Sunday 21st June 2020

Preparing for your trip

  • Please see our preparation page for everything you need for a successful trip to the Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre!

Other special events

  • Uniformed Groups are also welcome to book onto special events that we run, such as our Stargazing nights, or Girls Night Out
  • To find out what events are coming up, visit our What’s On page
  • To be notified of upcoming events, you can sign up to our mailing list (see below)

Sign up to our Uniformed Groups mailing list