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Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Discovery Road, Halifax HX1 2NE, England
+44 1422 330069
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Very good

Lovely place for children absolutely brilliant couldn't fault the staff at all and the kids loved it

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark R
via mobile
Busy

School holidays equals rammed. I think if it was a small school group it could be educational... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Louise M
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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 good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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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 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place for children absolutely brilliant couldn't fault the staff at all and the kids loved it

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

School holidays equals rammed. I think if it was a small school group it could be educational. Too much to keep your cold focussed. The outside space and sand pit was less fraught. Cafe overcrowded but manageable.More

Thank Louise M
Sarah K, Administrator at Eureka! The National Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Louise, thank you for leaving a review of your recent visit to Eureka! although I’m sorry to hear it was very busy for your visit. Just to make you aware that there are definitely quieter times here at Eureka! often a good time to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my one year old son to Eureka I would not recommend it, I will mention why: Very slow to allow people to pay in - we waited about 15 minutes to get to the top of the queue yet there were only 5 families...More

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Sarah K, Administrator at Eureka! The National Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sebastian, thank you for visiting Eureka! and leaving a review of your experience. There is no excuse for the level of hygiene you’ve described, and I wanted to reassure you that we do have cleaners in the museum throughout the day to ensure the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hi Been going to eureka for years with the kids. Usually spend a couple of hours on a rainy day. We went today (it was chucking it down) and the whole place has changed with it upgraded into the 21st century!! They had robots, computer...More

Thank ridders
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gift Aid is intended for charities - since when does a mandatory charge (especially for parents who are merely carers for their kids) warrant Gift Aid? Very disappointed paying £52 for two kids to run around for 2hrs - they weren't interested in getting educated...More

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Sarah K, Administrator at Eureka! The National Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Peter, thank you for writing a review of your recent visit to Eureka! although I’m sorry to hear you were disappointed. Eureka! is an educational charity so whilst our admission charges cover the cost of staffing and general upkeep we do depend on the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been visiting with my son since he was 1 years old, there is so many activities that you can do with children of all ages. Eureka has also recently had new departments which is interactive. We love visiting, and visit regularly with friends....More

Thank Keldec
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took 4 of our grandchildren here - ages 10;9;5;6 and they had a ball. Travelled by train which got the day off to a great start. Children found the whole place fascinating. Used the cafe for lunch and found the food good and reasonably priced.

Thank rbirch176
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great all round day out. We took our daughter as weather was not for a day out so decided to visit eureka. Lots to do for children activities. Our daughter is 7 and she found it very interesting especially upstairs. Would recommend to anyone as...More

Thank Mohammedali836
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for children. I took my 2 year old who got a bit bored waiting in the queue but it was the last week in the summer holidays. We went to the cafe early to beat the queues and was served hot food very...More

Thank scrappermcgrew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful day out! Have returned year upon year. Friendly, helpful staff. Loads to do. This year we had children with us ranging from 2 years - 13 years and all were kept amused the whole day. Thanks for another great day out Eureka! We...More

2  Thank Valentine37
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Colin19654
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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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Ruth C
30 April 2017|
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Response from Kylie H | Reviewed this property |
We stayed around 4-5 hours.
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