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Eureka! is unique, interesting and FUN for children aged 0-11

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Eureka! is unique, interesting and FUN for children aged 0-11
Sept/Oct
Open every Friday, Saturday, & Sunday in Sept/Oct & every day this half term
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Open Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays

We’re open from 10am – 5pm every Friday, Saturday and Sunday during September and October, and daily over half term!

The world has changed and so have we – but not so much that you won’t recognise us!
We know you’ll have loads of questions so read our FAQs, but here are a few really important changes that you need to know about:

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FAQs

Do we have to visit in groups of 6 or less?

Yes, unless your group or family is exempt. In accordance with the new Government guidance, by law visitors can only visit Eureka! in groups of up to 6 people unless you are visiting as a household or support bubble which is larger than 6.

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Do I need to book in advance?

Yes – Absolutely. Every visitor to Eureka! will need to pre-book.
Even if you are an existing annual pass holder, you still need to pre-book your visit. This is the way we can ensure visitor numbers are limited at a safe level for social distancing.

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Will I need to wear a face mask?

The Government has made it compulsory for adults to wear a face-covering when visiting indoor attractions, including Eureka!, unless you are exempt.

Children do not need to wear face-coverings.

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Will we still be able to play with everything?

Yes, pretty much. There’s a limited number of smaller areas we’ve kept closed for now, but all the main galleries and interactives are open. We’ve ramped up all our cleaning protocols and are even using a disinfectant “Fogging” system to ensure interactives can be played with. At this time our Creativity Space and the picnic train carriage remain closed.

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Take a look around!400
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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…

Eureka! Mersey

A brand new visitor attraction being designed for the Seacombe ferry terminal and Spaceport buildings in Wirral, bringing together the playful child-centred approach of Eureka! The National Children’s Museum, with 21st century science and discovery centre innovation. Opening 2022!

Visit Eureka Mersey

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Eureka! Museum.

Eureka!

The National Children's Museum

Discovery Road, Halifax HX1 2NE
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01422 330069

Reopening FAQs

We reopened on 8th August!

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