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Eureka! The National Children's Museum

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Address: Discovery Road, Halifax HX1 2NE, England
Phone Number: +441422330069
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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Great day..despite it's.....

Yesterday took my four year old and essentially had a great day. I had been twenty years ago and found many changes have occurred.My little one was on the go all day....bombarded... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Lancashirelucy5
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Bournemouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my 5yr old daughter for day trip to eureka and will be returning soon. Everything is hands on for the children they can touch and play with everything -post office, Human body, garage. There is a cafe on site which is reasonable and lovely. It did get busy but staff were quick serving and cake was lovely. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is not your normal museum simply because it's not boring!!!!!!!!!! theirs lots of fun places where children can run around but still be learning

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Thank Conn J
Brighouse, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visit here a few times a year when maybe the weather isn't so good. It's a little high entrance fee but you can visit as many times as you like for a whole year. The only slight negative is that it doesn't seem to change or refresh to keep things interesting or new. what you see is what you... More 

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Bournemouth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Yesterday took my four year old and essentially had a great day. I had been twenty years ago and found many changes have occurred.My little one was on the go all day....bombarded with new things to explore. I think the place looks slightly tired but kids do not notice.. As an summation of the day it is good! I notice... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

plenty to do for the kids , at least 5 hours of entertainment for your money. well worth the trip from nottighamshire

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely children's museum. My kids love coming here. Free outdoor play area when the weather is good, brilliant indoors when the weather not so good. Train carriages outside to have packed lunches in. Annual passes available. Great day out.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited yesterday - three adults and two 3 year olds. Entry price amounted to £50. Ok, for this you get a return visit if desired, but as my family live overseas this is of no use. Even if they were here, I'm not sure they would want a repeat performance. The attractions themselves are now quite dated and very poorly... More 

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Thank KTF10
Sophie B, Communications Manager at Eureka! The National Children's Museum, responded to this review

Hi KTF10. Thanks for visiting us recently and for taking the time to review your experiences, though I’m really sorry to hear that your time at Eureka! didn’t live up to expectation. I just wanted to respond to a few of the issues that you raise. Firstly, regarding the price of a visit. We are unlike other museums in many... More 

Keighley, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, admission is over £30 for 2 adults and an 18 month old. Inside the attractions are tired looking and various things were not working. I was initially disappointed that using our Tesco vouchers meant that we were not entitled to an annual pass, but then realised we would not have come back anyway. Everything looks like it's 20 odd... More 

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Thank gforce38
Sophie B, Communications Manager at Eureka! The National Children's Museum, responded to this review

Hi gforce38. Thanks for visiting us recently and for your review, though of course we’re sorry to hear that your found your visit disappointing. As you rightly mention, Tesco Days Out Vouchers offer a fantastic saving but do not include the free annual pass available to paying visitors. It’s really disappointing to hear your thoughts on the learning value of... More 

Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on our way back from a caravaning holiday in Lincolnshire. We have been before and would go back it seems to be constantly busy, but we enjoyed it , x2 floors with lots for kids from toddler to age about 8 years

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited in July 2016 with our 16 month old son. We initially were not sure what our son would get out of it, being so young. But he really did love it. And the dedicated areas for under 5s were a good little haven for the younger children. We arrived shortly after opening, so initially it was lovely and... More 

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