Cafe & eating areas

Hungry? We’ve got it covered.

Pop into our café, grab a bite at the snack bar or eat your packed lunch in one of our lunch areas!

Eureka! Café

Our on-site Café offers a selection of delicious, freshly prepared meals and snacks. Download the menu
Opening times:

  • Term-time:
    Monday to Friday: 10am – 3.45pm on weekdays and until 4.45pm at weekends.
    Weekends: 10am – 4.45pm
  • School holidays:
    10am to 4.45pm every day

Please note that we stop serving main meals at 2.30pm

Our environmental promise!

We promise that, wherever possible, our food will be freshly prepared, ethically farmed, Fair Trade and locally sourced Our waste, including cooking oil, will be sorted and recycled to the highest percentage possible.

Food allergies and special dietary requirements

We cater for a wide variety of dietary requirements. We always include a vegetarian, vegan, dairy and gluten free option on our menu, subject to availability. If your particular requirements are not covered by our menu, just ask member of the team what we can do to cater for you.

Breastfeeding friendly

Breastfeeding friendly

Baby feeding facilities

Need to heat up your baby food or milk? There’s a microwave available in our on-site Café, just help yourself.

We welcome breastfeeding mothers throughout the museum and café, and have a baby feeding room available on the first floor for those wanting a quiet space away from the main museum.

Lunch areas

Bought a packed lunch?
We’ve got a few spaces where you can tuck in to your sarnies...

Eureka! train carriageWe’ve got a few permanent lunch spaces and we open extra space during busy holidays.

The two permanent lunch areas are:

  • Train carriage

A full-sized, converted train carriage, just for eating your butties on! The carriage is open from 11am to 2pm every day with extended opening during the school hols.

  • Under Archimedes

There are a number of tables and chairs available in the area just under our unique Archimedes water feature! Access via the Town Square.

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