We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Discovery Road, Halifax HX1 2NE, England
+44 1422 330069
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Fabulous

I took my daughter in law and 20 month old Grandson. We all absolutely loved it he ran around... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jo E
via mobile
Lovely trip

I had a very nice visit to eureka with my little boy. It opens at 10am and we arrived early but my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
793KathA
,
Bradford, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 1 449 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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!
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“annual pass” (274 reviews)
“post office” (77 reviews)
“packed lunch” (71 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Discovery Road, Halifax HX1 2NE, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 1422 330069
Write a ReviewReviews (1 449)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"annual pass"
in 274 reviews
"post office"
in 77 reviews
"packed lunch"
in 71 reviews
"human body"
in 45 reviews
"half term"
in 47 reviews
"train carriage"
in 34 reviews
"role play"
in 34 reviews
"year olds"
in 49 reviews
"my daughter"
in 92 reviews
"interactive exhibits"
in 19 reviews
"four hours"
in 16 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 59 reviews
"craft room"
in 16 reviews
"car wash"
in 15 reviews
"all ages"
in 87 reviews
"young children"
in 65 reviews
"sand pit"
in 34 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 1 442 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I took my daughter in law and 20 month old Grandson. We all absolutely loved it he ran around screaming with delight from 1 thing to another for 3 hours (unfortunately we only put 3 hours on car park ticket) easily spend about 5 hours...More

Thank Jo E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a very nice visit to eureka with my little boy. It opens at 10am and we arrived early but my baby loved playing in the giant sand pit outside while we waited. The staff were friendly and helpful, I was having difficulty opening...More

Thank 793KathA
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Sarah B, Administrator at Eureka! The National Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Kath, thank you for your lovely review it’s great to hear that your little boy had a fun visit and especially enjoyed the under 5’s areas. I’m sorry to hear that you were disappointed by your lunch in the café and I hope you...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The annual pass makes this place an absolute must if you live in the area. The food and gift shop is really reasonable in comparison to lots of other family days out we have been on. Our toddler loved the mechanics and house element. Whilst...More

Thank EmmaBPrice
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took our nineteen month old here and it was such a good day out. Lots to do, even for little ones (husband had a great time so it's good for big kids too) and the annual pass is a great idea. Will definitely be back!

Thank MrsBumpkins
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You must go and have some fun with the kids. Interactive robot on 2nd floor answers questions and this is the technology floor so lots of fun. Also on this floor is the medical part with a giant mouth, body scanner, and lots of other...More

Thank susisu3
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place and very educational. Fun for the adults and the children and a great learning while playing experience.

1  Thank jcham1994
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Sarah B, Administrator at Eureka! The National Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for leaving us a review and hopefully we'll see you all back soon for another fun day, filled with learning and play.

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After coming earlier this year with my son loving the place we decided to come back, only this time two of the main rooms were closed! And one of the rooms was were my son wanted to play of courseMore

Thank Sparky712
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Sarah B, Administrator at Eureka! The National Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I’m really sorry to hear that part of the museum was closed for your visit. Our Spark Gallery is a temporary exhibition space so approximately every 6 months to a year it currently gets changed into a different exhibition. Therefore there are times when the...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

If there is one thing to do when you visit halifax, this is the one to do. It stands out as the best experience to keep all the family entertained

Thank HomerJSimpson01
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Sarah B, Administrator at Eureka! The National Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It's great to hear your visit to Eureka! was enjoyed by the whole family. Hopefully, we'll see you all back at Eureka! again soon.

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

It's a nice place, i came many years ago on a school trip but nothing has changed since then. Needs abit of updating especially as the cost for a family of 5 is over £60! We couldn't manage to spend more than 3 hours here...More

Thank 150lukah
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Sarah B, Administrator at Eureka! The National Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write a review of your time at Eureka! It is disappointing to hear that you didn’t feel things had changed from when you visited as a child as we have updated and renovated many areas of the museum in...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

On a school holiday it’s very busy, whilst the kids enjoyed their day, as an adult it was clear that areas had not been updated for a number of years and the attractions reflected this. The most popular area is the Living & Working together...More

1  Thank Matt E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Sarah B, Administrator at Eureka! The National Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Hi Matt, thank you for writing a review of your day at Eureka! it’s great to hear that the kids enjoyed themselves. As an educational charity we have to fundraise for gallery updates so this often takes quite a bit of time but it is...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 hotels in Halifax
The Imperial Crown Hotel
488 reviews
.12 km away
Wool Merchant Hotel
589 reviews
.43 km away
The White Swan Hotel by Compass Hospitality
478 reviews
.53 km away
Premier Inn Halifax Town Centre
764 reviews
.71 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Kamran Balti House
421 reviews
.26 km away
La Luna
925 reviews
.31 km away
Romeo & Juliet Restaurant
166 reviews
.30 km away
Elder
85 reviews
.25 km away
Nearby Attractions
Halifax Minster
153 reviews
.33 km away
The Piece Hall
400 reviews
.24 km away
Calderdale Industrial Museum
46 reviews
.24 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Doyzee
6 May 2018|
Answer
Response from Swansea87 | Reviewed this property |
Would be good for both ages. my daughter went when she was 2 and a half and had fun and still enjoys it after various visits now 3 and a half, and there's loads for a 5 year old. also means you can visit as much as you want... More
1
Vote
Colin19654
18 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Adelophryne | Reviewed this property |
I found it to be a really great experience for my children. There were opportunities in all the zones for them to get dressed up and learn through play. It is a museum for children and it is very interactive. You have to... More
1
Vote