Early years visits

We make learning memorable

We combine education with enjoyment, resulting in effective learning and lasting memories. An educational trip here is a hands-on, fun-packed day that children will never forget.

Thinking of bringing your early years class along?
Choose from…

Gallery visit – £6 per child

Guided by you, students get hands-on and explore the museum. You get a focused hour slot in one of our galleries followed by an hour to explore the rest of the museum. A great opportunity to let imaginations roam free.

Combined workshop and gallery visit – £7.25 per child

Come along for one of our fun, captivating workshops – delivered by a Eureka! Enabler (our amazing museum team).  We ensure all content is relevant to each key stage and our themed programme changes every term – see below.

Your group also get an hour to explore the museum from top to bottom! A great opportunity to let imaginations roam free.

What else is included?

  • Free teacher preview visit – two free teacher visits per class ahead of your trip
  • Free adult places 1 for every 3 children
  • Under-cover lunch area reserved for your class
  • Free on-site coach parking
  • Bag and coat storage
  • Visit to the gift shop
  • Eureka! staff welcoming you so you won’t need to queue

Ready to book?

We accept bookings for Tuesdays to Fridays during term time, with either a 10am – 1.30pm or 11am – 2.30pm visit. To check availability or book call us on 01422 330012.

Check out our terms and conditions.

Just to let you know Our Global Garden gallery has now been replaced with our brand new Spark gallery and we’re just updating our gallery guides. In the meantime, find out more about Spark gallery and our current exhibition digiPlaySpace in the gallery guide below.

Early Years Week: People Who Help Us

Early Years Week: People Who Help Us

We reserve this week for our younger visitors to take over the museum with no KS1 or KS2 school bookings. ... Read more

Early Years Gallery Enhancements

Early Years Gallery Enhancements

Book one of our Enablers to run extra activities including storytelling and singing, in one of our dedicated galleries for under 5s.... Read more

Recent feedback for our workshops

"The galleries were fantastic as ever! We love the freedom that your museum allows children to explore and further their own learning. Your staff were fantastic - very flexible to our needs."...

“it has fuelled the children’s enthusiasm”
“The ‘Nature’s stage’ show was really engaging and the whole class (+staff!) enjoyed it. Great outdoor area too.”
“Had a fantastic time! Well organised and looked after!”

“Reach for the Stars was perfect for the age of our children & it has fuelled the children’s enthusiasm for doing a space topic. We have done a 3 week mini topic which has come out of our visit.” ...

School workshops coming up...

Eureka! The National Children’s Museum
Discovery Road, Halifax HX1 2NE. Map