Published: 5th Nov 2019

The museum Eureka! has moved a step closer to opening in Wirral after it was approved by planners. The £11.75 million museum is set to take over the existing Spaceport building at Seacombe Ferry Terminal and is expected to attract almost 200,000 visitors a year. The interactive museum is designed for six to 14-year-olds, with an additional area dedicated to the 0-5 years age group. As well as contributing to the local economy and creating more than 90 jobs, Eureka! Mersey will be focused on children and families and will address a gap the region around science. Eureka! has had a popular museum in Halifax, West Yorkshire, since 1992. Eureka! has used a unique ‘co-creation’ process, bringing local young people together with industry and expert partners to agree the stories and activities that will feature in Eureka! Mersey. More than 120 young people have been involved so far in designing … (To read the full article, subscribe below)