Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre
Heritage / Visitor Centre
**Visitor Attraction of the Year 2012** Family fun at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre! How did the Universe begin? What is a black hole? Come and find answers to the wonders of the Universe at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre.
Visitors can listen to the sounds of the Big Bang and explore the invisible Universe using a range of hands on activities in the exhibition room or take some time to learn more about the
giant Lovell Telescope.
There are 35 acres of gardens to explore, with a picnic and play area or if you fancy taking on an outdoor adventure, borrow one of our new backpacks and learn about the Solar System as you make your journey along the Planet Path. Backpacks contain a map, instruction sheet and activities to try as you stop at each planet along the way.
The cafe offers a full menu which is centred round the British seasons using quality, local ingredients.Opening times are 10.00am - 4.30pm (hot meals finish at 3.30pm) and welcomes non ticket paying guests.
For prices / opening hours please visit the website www.jodrellbank.net
VAQAS Accredited 2012.
|Peak Season - including Easter (28th mar - 12 apr) + February half term (18-22) (04/05/2013 - 03/11/2013)|
|Low Season - excluding Easter (28th mar - 12 apr) + February half term (18-22) (04/11/2013 - 03/05/2014)|
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