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Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Discovery Road, Halifax HX1 2NE, England
+44 1422 330069
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Don't Bother

I wrote a fairly mediocre review of this attraction 6 years ago but over the mid-term break decided... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
FiMacVane
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Bradford, United Kingdom
A little disappointed

We were really excited to attend the toddler event because we thought it was a great idea however... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
rach3
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uk manchester
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Discovery Road, Halifax HX1 2NE, England
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+44 1422 330069
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Reviewed 2 days 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

Thank FiMacVane
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were really excited to attend the toddler event because we thought it was a great idea however we were disappointed. I love the principle of Eureka but the place needs a facelift. A lot of the equipment didn’t work and was scruffy for example...More

Thank rach3
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last visited 20 years ago.....an It's still fantastic, Took my 2 Year old niece as a pre birthday treat. She had a fantastic time playing with all the exhibits, she especially likes the pregnant lady an feeling the tummy move. was very quiet so no...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was not disappointed. What a fantastic place. Went over Easter holidays, got there nice and early 10am, easy to find and park. Wasn't too busy for the first few hours. Our children are 5 and 8 and both equally loved it all. It was so...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My kids had a wonderful time in exploring new and old discoveries of science. Very good place for role playing as they have fake M&S and fake bank and a fake post office and fake car workshop that interests the kids the most.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff friendly and attentive. Always cope well under pressure. Always clean. Fantastic for little ones to let off some steam. Cafe fantastic too. Fast service and tables cleaned quickly. Also very clean toilets on site.

Thank Steph T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Eureka today for the first time in over 14 years having previously taken my older daughters when they were younger and having such fond memories of Eureka . Today I took my youngest daughter aged 8 for her first visit and have to say...More

Thank Cathgod1972
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where do I start? As we have a Max card this kind of prevented us from booking online in advance but even then I think we still would have had to queue to get in. At least the staff were handing out umbrellas for us...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited today with my husband, my sister and my 8 year old nephew as somewhere to visit on their trip up from the Midlands. I’d read amazing reviews about the place and my husband has visited as a child so though it would be...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I first brought my seven year old boy to Eureka a month ago and spent the whole afternoon there. There was a circus exhibition on at the time which allowed the adults and kids to dress up as performers and try their hand at stilt...More

Thank Tom H
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Colin19654
18 August 2017|
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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
29 April 2017|
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We stayed around 4-5 hours.
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