Plan your visit

Everything you need to know including when we’re open, how much it costs, where we are and accessibility!

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When can I visit?

Our opening times change depending on whether it is term time or school holidays.

This week it’s term time!

We are closed on Mondays this week

We're open today!

Pop along and visit us between;

Opening time 10am Closing time 4pm

School holidays

Opening times

Opening timeClosing time

Monday
Opening time 9.30am Closing time 5pm
Tuesday
Opening time 9.30am Closing time 5pm
Wednesday
Opening time 9.30am Closing time 5pm
Thursday
Opening time 9.30am Closing time 5pm
Friday
Opening time 9.30am Closing time 5pm
Saturday
Opening time 10am Closing time 5pm
Sunday
Opening time 10am Closing time 5pm

Term times

Opening times

Opening timeClosing time

Monday
Opening time Closed Closing time Closed
Tuesday
Opening time 10am Closing time 4pm
Wednesday
Opening time 10am Closing time 4pm
Thursday
Opening time 10am Closing time 4pm
Friday
Opening time 10am Closing time 4pm
Saturday
Opening time 10am Closing time 5pm
Sunday
Opening time 10am Closing time 5pm

How much does it cost?

Pay for admission on your first visit, then get your free Annual Pass for 12 months of unlimited visits!

Pay once
play for
a year
  1. under 1year

    Free!

  2. 1-2years

    £5.25

  3. 3+years

    £12.95

  4. 15+years

    £12.95

Group visits

We offer a special discounted rate for groups of 10 or more children, including clubs, uniformed groups and more…

10+ people

Parking

Parking is available right next to the museum

  1. £3 for 4 hours
  2. £6 for 12 hours

What's an Annual Pass?

Pay for your first visit and get a free Annual Pass, giving you unlimited free visits for 12 months. No limits, no catch – if we’re open, you can visit!

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Where is Eureka!?

Eureka! The National Children's Museum
Discovery Road, Halifax HX1 2NE

01422 330069


Travel by:
Travel by car.

Car

Travel by bus.

Bus

Travel by train.

Train

What are the directions by car?

Eureka! is in Halifax, which is about halfway between Leeds and Manchester. Leave the M62 at jct 24, follow A629 to Halifax, then follow brown tourist signs to Eureka!

How long will it take?

Off peak it should take about 30 minutes to drive from Leeds, 50 minutes from Manchester and 1 hour from York.

What are the directions by bus?

We’re about 5 minutes walk from Halifax Bus Station, which is serviced by regular local bus services. For details call Metroline: 0113 245 7676 or visit the Metro Website.

How long will it take?

Approximate bus times from the following locations: Bradford – 35 mins, Huddersfield – 35 mins, Leeds – 1 hour.

What are the directions by train?

Eureka! is right next door to Halifax railway station, served by regular trains from Leeds, Huddersfield and Manchester. For train times call National Rail Enquires on 08457 48 49 50 or visit the National Rail Website.

How long will it take?

Approximate rail times from the following locations: Bradford – 15 mins, Huddersfield – 25 mins, Leeds – 35 mins, Manchester – 50 mins, York 1hr 10 mins.

Do you cater for hungry bellies?

Do you cater for hungry bellies?.

Café & lunch areas

Yep! Pop in for a meal (or just a cuppa and some cake) in our café, or chomp on your own packed lunch in one of our lunch areas…

Our café & lunch areas

Everything else you need to know…

Everything else you need to know….

Loads of info about access, all our facilities, when we’re usually busy or quiet, plus more about group visits and child minder tickets.

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