Eureka! The National Children’s Museum

Eureka! The National Children’s Museum


Eureka! in Halifax caters for children aged 0-11. The attraction offers an array of interactive exhibits aimed at sparking curiosity and understanding of the world.

Key Points to Remember

  • One-time payment grants access for an entire year.
  • Pre-booking is mandatory for all visits.
  • Over 400 hands-on, interactive exhibits await discovery.

Unparalleled Interactive Experience

Eureka! is the only museum in the UK wholly dedicated to interactive experiences for children aged 0-11. Gone are glass cabinets; in their place, over 400 hands-on exhibits encourage active exploration.

Six Distinctive Zones

The attraction features six individual zones, each centred around a unique theme. Whether exploring the intricacies of music creation, assuming roles in a child-sized town, or stepping into oversized body parts, there’s always something new to investigate.

Year-Round Events

From captivating science experiments to dynamic interactive shows, Eureka! constantly refreshes its roster of events, promising a new experience with each visit.

Plan Your Visit

Opening Hours During Term-Time

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Open 10am – 4pm
  • Wednesday: Open 10am – 4pm
  • Thursday: Open 10am – 4pm
  • Friday: Open 10am – 4pm
  • Saturday: Open 10am – 5pm
  • Sunday: Open 10am – 5pm

Extended hours are in effect during school holidays, with the museum remaining open every day until 5pm.

The Annual Pass

Secure year-long access to endless play and discovery with Eureka!’s Annual Pass, included with standard admission.



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