Family at Museum

Eureka! - the Museum for Children

Overview

The only interactive museum designed especially for children aged 3-12, opens up a fascinating world of hands on exploration.

Visit the Museum website

What makes it special

  • An exciting day out for all younger children
  • Interactive museum

Opening times

Monday - Closed

Tuesday to Friday - 10:00 to 16:00

Saturday to Sunday - 10:00 to 17:00

Price

Child (under 1) - Free

Child (1-2 years) - £5.25

Child (3-15 years) - £12.95

Adult (15+ years) - £12.95

Hostels nearby

YHA Haworth

YHA Haworth

WiFi
Free parking on premises
Licensed bar
YHA Mankinholes Exterior

YHA Mankinholes

Cycle store
Free parking on premises
Self-catering kitchen

Eureka! - the Museum for Children

Halifax, HX1 2NE

Map references

OS Map: 104

OS Grid Ref: SE096248

Lat/Lng: 53.72008, -1.855033

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

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