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‘Family Open Day’ at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre and Tabley House

15 Aug 2013

University staff can visit both the Discovery Centre and Tabley House free of charge on Saturday, 14 September.

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If you’re a member of staff here at the University, you and up to three family members can enjoy the Jodrell Bank Visitors Centre and Tabley House, free of charge, at a special open day being held in September.

At Jodrell, you’ll have the chance to learn about the Universe in the interactive exhibits, explore the Galaxy Garden or take an adventure on the Planet Path trail. There will be science shows running at 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm and a ‘Meet the Scientist’ at 1.30pm. 

And you can discover the ‘hidden gem’ that is Tabley House, with its Collection which features paintings by Turner and furniture by Chippendale.

Terms and conditions

  • Staff must show a valid University staff card at both the Discovery Centre and Tabley House to gain free entry.
  • Each staff member can bring up to three family members to the Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre which is open between 10am to 5pm. For more information, visit Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre.
  • Places on the science shows are limited to 130 per show and places must be booked in advance by calling the Discovery Centre on 01477 571 766. Places will be allocated on a ‘first come first served’ basis.
  • Tabley House is open between 2pm and 5pm. To find out more, email or follow on Twitter @tableyhouse or call 01565 750151.