Plan your visit

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

Pre-book tickets

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

September
Open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only in September. Read our FAQs

School holidays

Opening times

Opening timeClosing time

Monday
Opening time 10am Closing time 5pm
Tuesday
Opening time 10am Closing time 5pm
Wednesday
Opening time 10am Closing time 5pm
Thursday
Opening time 10am Closing time 5pm
Friday
Opening time 10am 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 Closed Closing time Closed
Wednesday
Opening time Closed Closing time Closed
Thursday
Opening time Closed Closing time Closed
Friday
Opening time 10am Closing time 5pm
Saturday
Opening time 10am Closing time 5pm
Sunday
Opening time 10am Closing time 5pm
September
Open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only in September. Read our FAQs

How much does it cost?

Pre-book and pay for 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

    £5.95

  3. 3+years

    £13.95

  4. 15+years

    £13.95

Group visits

As we’re limiting our numbers at the moment, we’re not currently taking group visits.

Parking

Parking is available right next to the museum

  1. £3.20 for 4 hours
  2. £6.40 for 12 hours

What's an Annual Pass?

When you pre-book and pay for your first visit you get a free Annual Pass, giving you unlimited free visits for 12 months. If we’re open, you can pre-book a visit and come again! 

Already got an Annual Pass? Activate it here

Buy tickets

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! Our cafe will be open with a limited menu of sandwiches, salads and fries. 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 how we're managing COVID-19, about our access, and all our facilities, plus information on different tickets.

Pre-book your visit

Pay once play for a year

Buy your tickets

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