Jodrell Bank


"The Jodrell Bank Observatory hosts a number of radio telescopes, and is part of the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics at the University of Manchester."
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Contact details

Jodrell Bank Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, The University of Manchester, Macclesfield, Cheshire, North West, SK11 9DL
Phone: 01477 571 766

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access
The Gardens are accessible, however, some areas are not suitable for wheelchair users. There are two manual wheelchairs available to hire. These can be booked in advance of your visit. As well as the building, all exhibits are accessible and the Auditorium has disabled seating spaces.

Short Distances

Short distance
Our car park is fully accessible.
There are disabled parking bays in the area of the car park nearest to the arrival building.

Access To Toilets

Access To Toilets
There are accessible toilets on site.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance Dogs
Assistance dogs are welcome.

Accessing Visual Information

Accessing Visual Information
Sighted assistants are recommended for your visit. Some of our exhibits are hands-on and some have voice-over interpretation.

Accessing Audible Information

Accessing Audible Information
We have induction loops fitted to our reception, exhibition, auditorium, and classroom spaces.
Some of our exhibitions have subtitles and others have translations.