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Eureka! The National Children's Museum

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Address: Discovery Road, Halifax HX1 2NE, England
Phone Number:
+44 1422 330069
Today
10:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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We're an award-winning children's museum in Halifax, West Yorkshire, with...

We're an award-winning children's museum in Halifax, West Yorkshire, with more than 400 interactive exhibits which inspire children aged 0-11 to learn about themselves and the world around them through imagination, discovery and, most importantly, play!

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Our grandsons days out

My husband and myself take our grandsons to Eureka quite often as we hold Annual passes, to be able to visit as many times as you want during a 12month period. Our last two... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and myself take our grandsons to Eureka quite often as we hold Annual passes, to be able to visit as many times as you want during a 12month period. Our last two visits have been a bit disappointing as several of the exhibits have been not working, you press a button and they don't work. In a way... More 

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Thank Maisiegran
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited here with my 16 month old. We didn't think there would be much for her to do but she loved it. There were a couple of sections solely for the little, little ones! We will definitely visit again especially as a ticket entitles you to annual visits. The cafe I could only describe as OK though. Just because... More 

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Thank Hazel M
Halifax, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been to Eureka children's museum several times with my grandchildren and what a great experience , I enjoyed it as much as they did , lots of things to do here both educational and pleasure , a very child safe environment under cover but also lots of outside play space suitable for children of all ages with disabled... More 

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Thank June R
Bradford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Love it at eureka and best thing is once you pay you get in all year round for free. Kids love it here it's so much fun and lots to do.

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Thank Rebecca C
England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We tolerated about 30 minutes at Eureka! with our 2 year old girl before cutting our losses and leaving. I really wish I'd requested a refund because it was an expensive mistake. The first thing that strikes you (after the shock of the entry price!) is the chaotic nature of the place. It is so badly designed and laid out... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I am 30 years old and I remember visiting Eureka when I was 5 & 6. It has not changed much since. My 2.5 year old enjoyed the freedom of running around and exploring something new but personally for us we did not enjoy the visit. By 11am on Sunday the car park was already filling up and we were... More 

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Blanchland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Overall, we enjoyed our visit to Eureka, great rainy day activity and lots on offer for all age ranges even our 15 month old could get stuck in. But...the cafe was cold, a bit grubby and the food was disappointing. The whole place feels a bit early 90's and could do with a freshen up. The exhibitions were great but... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with another family. A 3yr old, 4 yr old and a baby. Buying a ticket for your visit entitles you to free entrance for 12 months. Children loved it. It is educational and lots of fun. There different areas to go in with different themes. Cafe was nice. Bit chilly, take a jumper.

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Thank 23rachael
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited with out 19 month old son and spent just under six hours in here with him and we still had to drag him out at the end of the day! A great experience and great value with the annual pass!

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Thank JustOneMoreThing
Bradford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Well where do I start?? There were 20 children for Jack's space party and although at first it seemed a little unorganised everything worked out perfectly. My 6 yr old said it was the best party ever!!! The food was more than the kids ( and adults) could eat. The birthday cake was AMAZING compliments to the chef!!! The party... More 

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