Attractions and Places to Visit in Halifax

From fabulous art exhibitions at the City Art Gallery, discovering the city’s history at the Museums and Garden to seeing chart topping bands, whatever your mood, Halifax has an attraction or activity to delight your senses.

Calderdale's largest town, Halifax has one of the most complete Victorian townscapes in Britain, with many impressive buildings, such as the Grade II* listed Town Hall, the work of Sir Charles Barry, designer of the Houses of Parliament.

You can always find something to see at The Victoria Theatre, Square Chapel Centre for the Arts, Halifax Playhouse, Dean Clough , Calderdale Industrial Museum and the Vue Cinema. For family fun, children can learn whilst they play at EUREKA! The National Children's Museum.

Bankfield Museum

Bankfield Museum

Set in the attractive surroundings of Akroyd Park, at the centre of Akroydon model village conservation area, this Victorian mansion was the home of local mill owner, philanthropist and MP, Colonel Edward Akroyd.
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Eureka in Halifax

Eureka

Eureka! The National Children's Museum is an interactive education]]al museum for children in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England, with a focus on learning through play. It is run as an educational charity and not-for-profit organisation.
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Shibden Hall

Shibden Hall

Shibden Hall is the focus of a new BBC drama series written by Sally Wainwright, 'Gentleman Jack' exploring the life of Anne Lister (1791 - 1840) and those who lived in the Hall and Estate.
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