Eureka! The National Children's Museum

With over 30,000 school visits each year, Eureka! The National Children's Museum is one of the UK's most popular school trip destinations. Hundreds of multi-sensory, hands-on exhibits and interactive workshops create unique and memorable learning experiences, inspiring children to discover and learn through play and fun!

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    Our education programmes are regularly updated to ensure they are harnessing the latest techniques in playful learning and providing unique and rewarding experiences for children and teachers alike.

    Our gallery guides and full education programme is available to download at

    As an internationally recognised educational charity, a visit to Eureka! The National Children’s Museum offers outstanding value for money. Teachers are invited to free planning visits to help you make the most of a trip to Eureka!, and our website has useful pre-trip downloadable resources to help you and the children prepare.

    Our dedicated booking line is available on 01422 330012 and our committed Enablers and education team will ensure that everything runs perfectly and a great day is had by all!

    Pricing Information

    Gallery visits £6 per child
    Workshops visits £7.50 per child
    1 free adult for every 5 children

    Opening Times

    Term time:
    Closed Mondays
    Tuesday – Friday 10am – 4pm
    Weekends 10 – 5pm

    School holidays:
    Every day 10am – 5pm

    All weekends & bank holidays:
    Every day 10am – 5pm


    Eureka! The National Children's Museum, Discovery Road, Halifax, HX1 2NE


    By car
    Take junction 24 off the M62, for Halifax. Follow the A629 to Halifax town centre, look for the brown tourism signs for the museum. A pay and display car park is available on site.

    By public transport
    Next to Halifax Railway Station, on the Manchester Victoria – Leeds line, with regular trains every half an hour. Halifax bus station is less than 5 minutes walk away.

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    • Accessible by Public Transport
    • Disabled Toilets
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    • Cafe
    • Shop
    • Groups Welcome
    • Pre visit Available
    • Risk Assessment Available
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