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A visit to Eureka! is unique, interesting and FUN! There are lots of reasons to visit, but here are just a few to get you started:
We are open 6 days a week during term-time and every day during the school holidays. Check opening times before setting off!
Eureka! The National Children's Museum
Discovery Road, Halifax HX1 2NE
Eureka! is in Halifax, which is about halfway between Leeds and Manchester. Leave the M62 at jct 24, follow A629 to Halifax, then follow brown tourist signs to Eureka!
Off peak it should take about 30 minutes to drive from Leeds, 50 minutes from Manchester and 1 hour from York.
We’re about 5 minutes walk from Halifax Bus Station, which is serviced by regular local bus services. For details call Metroline: 0113 245 7676 or visit the Metro Website.
Approximate bus times from the following locations: Bradford – 35 mins, Huddersfield – 35 mins, Leeds – 1 hour.
Eureka! is right next door to Halifax railway station, served by regular trains from Leeds, Huddersfield and Manchester. For train times call National Rail Enquires on 08457 48 49 50 or visit the National Rail Website.
Approximate rail times from the following locations: Bradford – 15 mins, Huddersfield – 25 mins, Leeds – 35 mins, Manchester – 50 mins, York 1hr 10 mins.
Explore our six zones, extensive grounds, creativity space, and more, to find out what makes us a unique, fun day out...
Explore our six zones, extensive grounds and more…
We need you! Are you one of the 7 million visitors we’ve welcomed in the last 25 years? Then we want to hear what Eureka! means to you! Go to our Eureka! Stories site - a whole space dedicated to celebrating our impact, our splendiferous ambassadors, and most importantly you the visitor – and share your story. You can send your video/photo via all our channels: details on the site.