Eureka! - the Museum for Children
The only interactive museum designed especially for children aged 3-12, opens up a fascinating world of hands on exploration.
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What makes it special
- An exciting day out for all younger children
- Interactive museum
Monday - Closed
Tuesday to Friday - 10:00 to 16:00
Saturday to Sunday - 10:00 to 17:00
Child (under 1) - Free
Child (1-2 years) - £5.25
Child (3-15 years) - £12.95
Adult (15+ years) - £12.95
Other things to do nearby
This magnificent engine in a working cotton mill, steams on most Sundays during the summer.
One of the county’s most thriving attractions, Yorkshire Sculpture Park is the ideal location for a family day out.
The Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway (E&BASR) is a heritage railway in North Yorkshire.
Walk from the parsonage, past Bronte Falls and continue to the now ruined Top Withens - inspiration for Wuthering Heights. Visit the website
The former home of a textile magnate, some rooms furnished in Victorian splendour, with displays of birds, animals and fossils. Visit the Museum website
There's a range of walks for all ages and abilities. From a gentle walk along the canal to Hebden Bridge or a serious hike along the Pennine Way.
There is a whole network of paths and tracks that are suitable for mountain biking.
A range of water sports and activities are available at the Hollingworth Lake Water Activity Centre, including sailing, windsurfing, kayaking and canoeing, all with tuition and courses available.
Experience the steam and the deafening sounds of real working looms at Lancashire’s last 19th century steam powered mill.
Built as a village for textile workers, the old mill has been transformed into an art gallery housing David Hockney artwork.
Enjoy a walk through the country park and spot the local birds, or explore the historical village of Broxbourne and Waltham Abbey just a few miles away. Cycling H
There is a range of local walks suitable for all ages and abilities. The Railway Children Walk visits locations in the iconic film and is ideal for families.
Get out and about on your bike and enjoy the rolling landscape.
Superb scenery and cycling routes… but not for the faint hearted!
If you're visiting the area to climb, don't miss the famous Cow and Calf rocks at Ilkley.
Enjoy the delights of what Doe Park Water Sports Centre has to offer.