Primary 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.

Bring your primary class to Eureka! for a trip they’ll never forget!

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 1:5 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

  • Take a look at our galleries

Spark Gallery: opening NOW!

Spark Gallery

Our brand new Spark gallery is open NOW and for the next few years will house travelling temporary exhibitions or artists to bring the arts and science to life for our visitors. First up we’ve got digiPlaySpace until December 2017. Due to high demand, digiPlaySpace can only be visited during a pre-booked timed slot so make sure you’ve booked to go into digiPlaySpace.

It’s brilliant. But don’t just take our word for it, watch the video below for a sneak-peek…

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 new terms and conditions – for trips booked for September 2017 onwards.

Workshops coming up...

Chew to the Poo

Chew to the Poo

This unique workshop brings to life the workings of the human body in a way that children will never forget!
Specially designed for Key Stage 2 pupils, this practical session takes an in-depth look at the digestive system and how important vitamins are to our health.... Read more

Generation Code

Generation Code

Pupils will have fun getting to grips with computer programming in our new interactive coding workshops.
In these practical sessions we’ll be using the latest child-friendly Raspberry Pi computers to inspire children to get creative with technology. ... Read more

Gross Lab

Gross Lab

We're bringing back this all-time favourite schools workshop to explore just how amazing the human body is!
Led by our specially trained Enablers, in this session we’ll get interactive investigating the science behind all the icky, sticky and yucky stuff our bodies do. ... Read more

Recent feedback for our workshops

“Just at the right level – content was appropriate – lots of fun & interactive – hugely enjoyable! We will book again next year. Great value for money too!”...

“The children really enjoyed the show and could remember key details the following day”
“Pitched appropriately to Y6 and engaging!”...

“Very interactive, informative and entertaining. Presenters were fantastic!”...

School workshops coming up...

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