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3-15 years£12.95

1-2 years£5.25

Under 1 yearFree!

Eureka! is an educational charity. Number: 292758 Read More

Eureka! We’re not like other museums

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:

  • A great family day out
  • You pay once, then play for a year
  • We’re fun AND educational

Opening hours

When can I visit?

We are open 6 days a week during term-time and every day during the school holidays. Check opening times before setting off!

School holidays

Opening times

Opening timeClosing time

Monday
Opening time 10am Closing time 5pm
Tuesday
Opening time 10am Closing time 5pm
Wednesday
Opening time 10am Closing time 5pm
Thursday
Opening time 10am Closing time 5pm
Friday
Opening time 10am Closing time 5pm
Saturday
Opening time 10am Closing time 5pm
Sunday
Opening time 10am Closing time 5pm

Term times

Opening times

Opening timeClosing time

Monday
Opening time Closed Closing time Closed
Tuesday
Opening time 10am Closing time 4pm
Wednesday
Opening time 10am Closing time 4pm
Thursday
Opening time 10am Closing time 4pm
Friday
Opening time 10am Closing time 4pm
Saturday
Opening time 10am Closing time 5pm
Sunday
Opening time 10am Closing time 5pm

How to get there

Where is Eureka!?

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

01422 330069

What are the directions by car?

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!

How long will it take?

Off peak it should take about 30 minutes to drive from Leeds, 50 minutes from Manchester and 1 hour from York.

What are the directions by bus?

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.

How long will it take?

Approximate bus times from the following locations: Bradford – 35 mins, Huddersfield – 35 mins, Leeds – 1 hour.

What are the directions by train?

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.

How long will it take?

Approximate rail times from the following locations: Bradford – 15 mins, Huddersfield – 25 mins, Leeds – 35 mins, Manchester – 50 mins, York 1hr 10 mins.

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Eureka! Museum.

Eureka!

The National Children’s Museum

Discovery Road, Halifax HX1 2NE
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01422 330069

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