Prices & Opening Times

Opening Times

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

Please note that the gardens are closed temporarily from Monday 20th January while we undertake work on our First Light Project. The gardens will re-open again at a later date.

Closure Dates

We will be closed on the following dates:

6th January – 10th January 2020
19th March 2020
22nd – 28th July 2020
24th – 26th December 2020
31st December – 1st January 2021

Admission Charges

Gift Aid Prices Excludes Gift Aid
Adults £8.50 £7.65
(Over 60’s and students with valid ID)
£7.50 £6.75
(Aged 4 to 18)
£6.50 £5.85
Under 4s FREE FREE
Family of 3 £20.00 £18.15
Family of 4 £27.00 £24.55
Family of 5 £33.00 £30.00

Family Tickets

Family tickets can be purchased in any combination so long as at least one ticket is a child (under 18).

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 a £4 car parking charge appliesFind out more here. 

Price Changes, Thursday 23rd January, 2020.

Please note that we will be changing our prices from Thursday 16th January onwards, as follows:

Adult £8.50
Concession (Over 65s and students) £7.50
Child (Aged 4-18) £6.50
Under 4 FREE
Family of 3 £20.00
Family of 4 £27.00
Family of 5 £33.00
Carers FREE

From this date forward, there will be no ‘Gift Aid price’, however, we still ask you to consider adding a donation to your booking. If you do include a donation, and are a UK Taxpayer, you can also consider allowing us to Gift Aid. This would mean that we can claim 25p for every £1 you give us at no extra cost to you, allowing your money to go even further to support our fantastic work.


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, free parking 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.