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Is it Science or Is it Magic?

Ever wondered about the Science behind incredible illusions or great magic tricks? Well here’s your chance to discover the truth. Things can always appear magical until you uncover the scientific explanation. Now you can outwit your friends with insider science knowledge in our brand new show Is it Science or Is it Magic? (Spoiler alert –its science!)

Full of fun experiments, interactive demonstrations, and even the occasional explosion, Jodrell Bank’s impressive live science shows are perfect for all the family.

Great for all budding young scientists (and magicians!) Entry is included with general admission.


Home to the world-famous Lovell Telescope, Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre is open daily and features interactive exhibits, outdoor play areas, 35 acres of gardens and picnic areas, café and gift shop. Free parking on site, under 4s go free and there’s plenty of discounts and savings for children and families.