Special schools

We’re proud to be inclusive

and that includes our educational shows and workshops!

We know it can be difficult to manage a trip for SEN schools so to make it as stress-free as possible we offer:

  • Specially adapted educational sessions to suit your children’s access needs
  • An accessible Changing Places toilet with hoist
  • Ear defenders for loan
  • A Chill Out room
  • Signed interpretation for many exhibits
  • The Eureka! Story – a free downloadable resource to help prepare your children prior to visit
  • Essential carers visit for free
  • Our helpful and specially trained Enablers

Choose from…

Galleries visit: £6 per child

  • An hour of dedicated time for your pupils to focus on one gallery
  • An hour to explore the rest of the museum
  • If there is a specific topic you need to cover check out our gallery guides on the website or call our dedicated booking line.

Galleries + workshop or show: £7.25 per child

  • A workshop or show with clear learning outcomes – delivered by trained Eureka! Enablers
  • A teacher’s pack to accompany your session packed with ideas to take back to the classroom
  • An hour to explore the museum

We ensure all content is relevant to each key stage. Have a look at the calendar to see what’s going on.

What else is included?

  • Free teacher preview visit – two free teacher visits per class ahead of your trip
  • Free carer places
  • 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

Read more about our accessible museum facilities on our Access Info page.

To check dates or book your visit, call our Bookings Team on 01422 330012.

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