Everything you need to know including how to pre-book tickets, when we’re open, how much it costs, where we are and accessibility!
Our opening times change depending on whether it is term time or school holidays.
Pre-book and pay for your first visit, then get your free Annual Pass for 12 months of unlimited visits!
Visiting with more than 10 children? Find out more about our group rate!
Parking is available right next to the museum
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!
Eureka! The National Children's Museum
Discovery Road, Halifax HX1 2NE
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!
Off peak it should take about 30 minutes to drive from Leeds, 50 minutes from Manchester and 1 hour from York.
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.
Approximate bus times from the following locations: Bradford – 35 mins, Huddersfield – 35 mins, Leeds – 1 hour.
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.
Approximate rail times from the following locations: Bradford – 15 mins, Huddersfield – 25 mins, Leeds – 35 mins, Manchester – 50 mins, York 1hr 10 mins.
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…
Loads of info about how we're managing COVID-19, about our access, and all our facilities, plus information on different tickets.