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Eureka! The National Children’s Museum
Discovery Road

Eureka! is in Halifax, West Yorkshire, 17 miles from Leeds and right next door to Halifax railway station.
Contact Eureka! on 01422 330069.

Eureka! on Google Maps.

By car

Eureka! is located in Halifax town centre which is between Leeds and Manchester. Off peak it should take approximately 30 minutes to drive from Leeds, 45 minutes from Manchester and 1 hour from York.

Leave the M62 at jct 24, follow A629 to Halifax, then follow brown tourist signs to Eureka!

Pay & Display car parking is available on the Eureka! Site – read more about our car park included charges.
During peak visitors times our car parks may be full, in which case you can download information about alternative parking in Halifax (PDF)

By Train

Eureka! is located next to Halifax railway station which is served by regular trains from Leeds and Manchester. Steps located to the left as you exit the station lead directly to Eureka!. Alternative access is a 600m walk: turn right at the end of the road and follow signs to the car park.

For train times call National Rail Enquires on 08457 48 49 50 or visit the National Rail Website.

By bus

Regular local bus services to Halifax Town Centre, which is within 5 minutes walk of Eureka! For details call Metroline: 0113 245 7676 or visit the Metro website.


Call us on 01422 330069 with any enquiries.

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