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Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

Jodrell

The Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre welcomes visitors to the University of Manchester’s Jodrell Bank Observatory in the Cheshire countryside.

Home to the world-famous Lovell Telescope, the Observatory is part of the University’s School of Physics and Astronomy and carries out leading research in Pulsars. It is also home to the new International Headquarters of the Square Kilometre Array – which will be the world’s biggest telescope when it begins operation in the 2020s.

The Discovery Centre welcomes over 130,000 visitors every year, including 15,000 school children making Education visits. As well as its Education activities, the Centre encompasses engaging exhibition spaces, an exciting Events programme, a superb Cafe and wonderful Gardens.

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