Museums and Art Galleries

Shibden Hall

Situated just a mile from Halifax, Shibden Hall’s architecture is a mixture of styles, and every room is packed with history.

Shibden Estate is open all year round from 8am until dusk.

Shibden Hall – Lister’s Road, Halifax, HX3 6XG


Bankfield Museum

Bankfield Museum is housed in an imposing Victorian Mansion, set within an attractive park, less than a mile from the centre of Halifax.

Bankfield is steeped in history and has been a museum for over a hundred years. The collections date from prehistoric times to the 21st century and include an internationally important collection of costume and textile. With so much to discover there is something to interest visitors of all ages.

Free admission.

Bankfield Museum – Boothtown Road, Halifax, HX3 6HG


Eureka Museum

The standard Eureka! ticket is now an Annual Pass which entitles all of the party paid for on the day of the first visit to come back free of charge as many times as they like over the next twelve months.

Eureka! The National Children’s Museum is open daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at weekends, during half-terms and holidays. During term time Eureka! is open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

The museum is closed term-time Mondays.


Halifax Visitor Centre and Art Gallery

The gallery is situated in the Piece Hall, an historic Cloth Hall built in 1770. The space is constructed from a series of original units, creating an intimate, yet warm and inviting succession of inter-linking gallery spaces.

It holds up to 8 temporary exhibitions each year, including art, craft, photography and design.

Free admission.

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