Visiting Us

Please note:

The children's play area is now open. 

Stockwood Discovery Centre
London Road, Luton
Phone: 01582 548600

It is free* to visit Stockwood Discovery Centre, although we would gratefully receive a donation to help with the upkeep of the museum. Unfortunately dogs are not allowed inside Stockwood Discovery Centre other than guide, hearing and assistance dogs for visitors with visual, hearing and mobility impairments.

*We may charge for some activities and events.

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

Usual Opening Hours

Open daily, 10am – 4pm
1 November – 5 April

Open daily, 10am - 5pm
6 April – 31 October

Booking Information

The Box Office for Stockwood Discovery Centre's events and activities is located at Luton Central Library. 

Opening hours for telephone and in person ticket sales: 

Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Thursday: 11am - 6pm
Friday: 11am - 5pm
Saturday: 11am - 3pm
Sunday: Closed

Call 01582 878100 to book. 

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

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.

Get directions to: Stockwood Discovery Centre