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We’re celebrating bringing home the Gold from the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2015, the highest accolade in English tourism. Eureka! topped the Access for All category for our programme of inclusive facilities and services for disabled children and their families! 
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New on the E! Blog: Schemas - What all parents need to know about children’s behaviour patterns, by Rebecca Caswell, Eureka! Strategic Lead for Play & Early Years... 
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To get you into the mood for our Easter event, here's a shiny new blog by enabler Darren all about the magic of storytelling, inc. a few ideas to inspire creative storytelling at home!
Once upon a time, nestled in the hills of West Yorkshire, stood a children's museum by the name of Eureka! It was no ordinary museum, for magic dwelled among the exhibits - characters crawled out of their books and stories, and found themselves roaming the galleries looking for children to play ...
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Looking for childcare over Easter? The Eureka! Den is open from Monday 30 March to Friday 10 April and we've got LOADS planned... Just £31 per day
Join us this Easter! The Den is our holiday club for children aged 5-14 years, located downstairs from Eureka! Nursery. Places cost just £31 per child, per day. We are open during all school holidays and half-terms from 7.30am right through 'til 6pm, and activities include regular outings and ...
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Couldn't make our Home Educators Day back in January? Due to popular demand, we're going to run the event again on Friday 24 April! Places are VERY limited, so book asap if you'd like to join us :)
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Today we premier our new film: Access All Areas about our #inclusive museum. We'd <3 your thoughts! #inclusion
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Last day to register as a Maker for Halifax Mini Maker Faire 2015.  We've had some really exciting responses, but there's room for a few more! Go on, you know you want to... ;-)
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We're a finalist in the VisitEngland awards, Access for All category again - Woohooo! Keep your fingers crossed for us... We'd LOVE to be awarded gold this year :D
Monday 13 April. We've been named as a finalist in the Access for All category of the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence for the third year running, and we're over the moon! Eureka! was awarded Bronze in 2013 and Silver in 2014, so this year we're hoping for some gold to add to our ...
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New on the Eureka! blog... Our Visitor Experience Director Liz Peniston on getting more girls into science and tech
Did you know that it's British Science Week from 13 to 22 March – an annual celebration of the amazing world of technology, science and engineering? You've probably heard about events and activities happening in Calderdale and right across the country, aiming to inspire the next generation of ...
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We <3 Mums! Happy Mother's Day to all the wonderful Mums out there :)
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Visiting us this half term? We're extending opening hours from Mon-Fri with 15% off admission after 2pm - woohooo!
Wednesday 28 January. Ever wondered what it's like to live and work in outer space? Blast off to Halifax this February half term to join the crew of Space Station Eureka! as we launch a week of space exploration as part of our Reach for the Stars event running from 14 to 22 February 2015.
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2014 was a bumper year at Eureka! 300k+ people visited us - our best year since 1998! 
If you're one of the 302,460 people that visited us - THANK YOU!
Tuesday 20 January. 2014 was a bumper year for us here at Eureka! as we're delighted to announce our highest visitor numbers since 1998! We were visited by 302460 people from January to December 2014. These record visitor numbers included 23849 school children taking part in educational ...
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Discovery Road Halifax HX1 2NE
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We love to play, learn & explore! Award-winning attraction in Halifax.
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We believe that play is essential for helping children and families build relationships, share, laugh, gain confidence and learn together. The team at Eureka! The National Children’s Museum are experts in play and learning. 

We design exhibitions and playful learning spaces, carry out research into children’s wants and needs and develop programmes to support children and families in playing and learning together.