Early Years Visits

Early Years Visits

We make learning memorable

Choose from…

Gallery visit – £6 per child

Get hands-on and explore our six themed galleries. Guided by you, students can step inside giant body parts, experience the world of work in a bank, garage, and shop, and even chat to a robot. Includes:

  • A focused hour in one of our galleries – ideal for exploring a specific curriculum topic. Check out our interactive galleries.
  • An hour to explore the museum from top to bottom! A great opportunity to let imaginations roam free.

Combined workshop and gallery visit – £7.25 per child

Our trained Enablers excel at delivering workshops designed to captivate and surprise. We ensure all content is relevant to each key stage and our themed programme changes every term (see below).

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 1:3 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


Schools can book to visit Eureka! from Tuesdays to Fridays during term time. Just give us a call on 01422 330012.

Term dates for 2015/2016 are:

  • Autumn: 8 Sept to 18 Dec 2015
  • Spring: 5 Jan to 18 March 2016
  • Summer: 12 April to 22 July 2016

Choose from either a 10am or 11am arrival.

Summer term programmes:

Sensory StoriesSensory Stories, available 26 April - 15 July 2016

Early Years, Y1, SEN

Our Sensory Stories are great fun, multi-sensory and thoroughly interactive! All children like stories and they will love these exciting tales all complemented with sensory activities and delivered by our trained Enablers. They’re ideal for Early Years or children with Special Educational Needs or complex disabilities.

Choose from:

  • Bear Hunt
  • The Gruffalo’s Child
  • Rainbow Fish
  • Room on the Broom

Splash! available 10 May - 15 July 2016

Specially designed for pre-school and reception, this fun and interactive workshop explores the fascinating properties of water. Run by the Eureka! pirates, the children will be taken on a journey to learn why water is so important for life. Shiver me timbers!

Have a look at our Splash! teacher’s pack for all the information you might need.

Early Years week, 10 – 13 May 2016

Time for little ones to take over the museum! We reserve this week for our youngest visitors to have the museum all to themselves with no Primary school bookings taken. As well as our brand new Early Years workshop “Splash!” there will be lots of drop-in activities both inside and outside the museum exploring the wonder of water! Plus the little ones can explore our galleries without bumping into any bigger kids.

Call us on 01422 330012 to book your visit.

Feedback for our School workshops:

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“Had a fantastic time! Well organised and looked after!”

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“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.”


“The ‘Nature’s stage’ show was really engaging and the whole class (+staff!) enjoyed it. Great outdoor area too.”



Call us on 01422 330012 for more info or to book your visit!


Children learn as they play. Most importantly, in play children learn how to learn." - O. Fred Donaldson

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