Region: Yorkshire

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Day Trip Destinations

Address: Eureka - The National Children's Museum, Discovery Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 2NE

Contact: 01422 330069

Website: https://www.eureka.org.uk/

Description

At Eureka! we’re experts at making learning memorable. We combine education with enjoyment, resulting in effective learning and lasting memories.

With over 400 interactive exhibits across six curriculum themed galleries, a school trip to Eureka! is a hands-on, fun-packed day that children never forget. Our specially designed school workshops for EYFS, KS1 and KS2 ignite children’s appetite for knowledge. Students leave with a spring in their step, a smile on their face and a renewed impetus for learning that stays with them when they get back to the classroom.

Do you have a video on YouTube or anywhere else that you would like to link to?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Hfe_XUrN7s

Are you on Twitter, Facebook or any other social media?
https://twitter.com/eurekamuseum

https://www.facebook.com/EurekaMuseum

Why you are you a great place for educational visits?
In 2017 we’re celebrating 25 years of play and learning by bringing an award winning exhibition of amazing digital technology to the museum. digiPlaySpace will be open for a limited time until April 2018 so book now.

What does a typical educational visit include?
Schools can book to visit Eureka! on Tuesdays to Fridays during term time.
Option 1: 10am – 1.45pm
Option 2: 11am – 2.45pm

We have a changing program of interactive workshops across the year, all linked to the national curriculum and delivered by our expert Enablers.

Visit www.eureka.org.uk/education  or call 01422 33 00 12

What group sizes do you cater for?
All sizes

Do you provide projects, teacher’s packs, work sheets or any useful information?
We provide resource packs for teachers and free teacher preview visits.

Are you happy for children to take photos, video or audio?
Yes

What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?
Risk assessments are provided on the website.

Does your venue have an education officer?
Contact the Booking Administrator on 01422 330012
What is their name and contact details and if no education officer who is it best to ask for.

What is the cost of the visit?
Galleries only: £6 per child
Galleries + Workshop: £7.25 per child
Free adult ratios
1:3 for Early Years groups
1:5 for Primary groups
Minimum of 10 children.

Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?
There are qualified first aider onsite every day.

Please list facilities available.
Gift shop, café, picnic space for pack lunches.

What are your disabled facilities?
We are proud to be a fully accessible venue for all visitors and essential carers get in for free.

What are your opening days and hours?
The museum is open 10am – 4pm Tuesday to Friday for schools groups


Age of Children / Pupils: Pre-school 5 – 7 years 8 – 10 years

Type of Visit: Museums Science & Technology

Curriculum Topics Covered: History Science

Months Open: All Year Round January February March April May June July August September October November December


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