An award-winning museum

We often call ourselves an ‘Award-winning museum’ and not without reason...

We’ve received lots of awards since we opened in 1992, for everything from our customer service and facilities for people with disabilities, through to our ‘learning by stealth’ educational philosophy and innovative practice.

Here are a few of the most recent additions to our awards cabinet!

  • November 2017: Winner at the Chlidren & Young People Now Awards 2017 in the Learning Award category, recognising our Access All Areas project.
  • November 2017: Eureka! Grotto named one of the UK’s best places to see Santa by NetMums (for the second year running).
  • October 2017: Winner of the Community Spirit Award at the Calderdale Community Foundation Awards 2017, for our Inter-Generational Project – a collaborative project between Eureka! Nursery, Trinity Fold Nursery Home and the Dean Clough Foundation.
  • May 2017: TripAdvisor awards us a certificate of excellence for the sixth year running.
  • June 2016: Winner at the Charity Awards 2016 in the ‘Arts, Culture and Heritage’ category!
  • May 2015: Awarded Gold at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2015 – Access for All Category
  • November 2014: Named one of Britain’s Most Accessible Tourist Attractions by The Telegraph
  • June 2014: Eureka! awarded international Promising Practice Award by the Association of Children’s Museums and Metlife Foundation
  • May 2014: Eureka! awarded Silver in the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence, Access for All category!
  • October 2013: Our new gallery All About Me named UK’s Top Interactive Exhibition for Children by Mumsnet.
  • October 2013: Eureka! included in the Top Ten Great British Family Days Out 2013, as decided by parent-to-parent review website
  • July 2013: Eureka! shortlisted for a White Rose Award in the Large Visitor Attraction of the Year category.
  • May 2013: VisitEngland Awards for Excellence, Bronze in the Access for All category

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