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Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Discovery Road, Halifax HX1 2NE, England
+44 1422 330069
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Good venue for children

I went to this venue with my son, daughter-in -law, grandson ,who is nearly two, daughter and my... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jenny P
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London, England, United Kingdom
Good day

I would recommend this to anyone who is looking to entertain young children and have a great... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Paul B
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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%
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“annual pass” (267 reviews)
“post office” (76 reviews)
“packed lunch” (71 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Discovery Road, Halifax HX1 2NE, England
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+44 1422 330069
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I went to this venue with my son, daughter-in -law, grandson ,who is nearly two, daughter and my husband who is an OAP like myself. We were there primarily for our grandson but we all enjoyed ourselves. Eureka covers children who haven't started to walk...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I would recommend this to anyone who is looking to entertain young children and have a great experience

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's okay we taken our daughter today because me and her daddy actually went there many moons ago on a school trip! They was alot more years ago too so a little disappointed Also couldn't belive the member off staff who was in the "little...More

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Sarah B, Administrator at Eureka! The National Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Kelly, thank you for leaving a review of your time at Eureka! although I’m sorry to hear you were a bit disappointed. Our front of house staff are regularly praised for their work and the interactivity they have with visitors. It’s something we’re really...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to Eureka a few times and although it is excellent and worth a visit, it is ruined by the hoards of people that visit. If you go during the week it's packed with school kids and at the weekend it's packed with...More

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Sarah B, Administrator at Eureka! The National Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Roxy, thank you for writing a review of your visit. Just to let you know there are quieter times at Eureka! Dry and sunny days tend to be quieter and also first thing when we open or later in the afternoon from around 2pm...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My first visit however my wife and my 3 year old daughter had been a couple of times before. Good value if you plan on visiting multiple times per year as you get a pass with one full entry payment. Anabelle enjoyed the fake shop...More

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Sarah B, Administrator at Eureka! The National Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for leaving a review of your visit to Eureka! It’s good to hear that your daughter enjoyed her visit. I will pass on your comments to the rest of the team as it’s useful to hear from our visitors what we could improve...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our daughter loved dressing up in the bank and chasing the bank robbers! Good for an afternoon's entertainment whilst daddy watched the football and good to have the option to return again during the year for free.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We returned here as both the kids really enjoy it and with the annual pass your only pay once and can visit as many times as you want in the year. As we have family locally it is value for money for us. We get...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Eureka is a great day with the kids. It’s easy to find and there’s plenty parking. There is a cafe for food and drink but it’s not great so take your own. There are plenty interactive things for the kids but a few things were...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my wife and 4 yr old Overall a very enjoyable day, my son loved it all, and for the price which is for 12 months, not bad at all. My only critisism is the cafe needs to be twice the size, it simply...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wrote a fairly mediocre review of this attraction 6 years ago but over the mid-term break decided to try it again with grandchildren aged 8, 3 and 16 months. None of us enjoyed it. Evereything was too bright, too noisy and too crowded. The...More

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Sarah B, Administrator at Eureka! The National Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your trip, although I’m sorry to hear you didn’t enjoy your visit. Eureka! has been developed with children from birth to 11 in mind so it is disappointing to hear that none of the...More

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Doyzee
6 May 2018|
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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
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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
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saswas
1 May 2017|
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Eureka! is open from 10-5 today :-)
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