Visiting Us

Stockwood Discovery Centre
London Road, Luton
LU1 4LX

Phone: 01582 548600

Visit  to the museum is free*. Although we would gratefully receive a donation to help  with the upkeep of the museum.

*We may charge for some activities and events.

Booking Information

The Box Office for Stockwood Discovery Centre's events and activities is located at The Hat Factory Arts Centre. Open Monday - Friday 11am - 6pm for telephone and in person ticket sales. Call 01582 878100 to book. 

You can, of course, buy tickets online at all times.

For out of hours, call 01582 548621 (Please be patient when calling this number during busy periods)

Opening Hours

We are operating normal opening hours over Easter. 

Open daily, 10am - 5pm
14 February – 31 October

Open daily, 10am – 4pm
1 November – 13 February

Getting Here

By Car / By Train / By Bus / By Taxi

By Car

Junction 10 off M1, the Discovery centre is within two minutes drive, on the left hand side of the road. At Stockwood Discovery Centre there are the following parking facilities:

  • Car parking plus overflow car park
  • 2 parking bays for coaches in the main car park
  • 6 parking bays for disabled badge holders located at the front of the car park

By Train

The site is approximately 1 ½ miles from both Luton Train Stations; Luton Town Train Station and Luton Airport Parkway Station. 

Please note although it is relatively close by to the station, you may prefer to take a taxi the remainder of the journey. Taxis are located directly outside of the Stations exit

By Bus

Arriva bus No.321 from Luton Town Centre , Church Street, Stop C9. The bus also depart from Harpenden , opposite The George PH and St Albans , St Peters St, stop 5.

By Taxi

Set down and pick up in the car park at the London Road entrance. This is a short walk to the street-level entrance.

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