Tips for travellers

1st March 1996 at 00:00
* A trip around a 3-D city and the chance to star in their own pop video are some of the treats in store for visitors to the Eureka! museum in Halifax, West Yorkshire. Children and adults can also transform digitised screen faces and create soundscapes at the museum's Megafun with Computers exhibition. The exhibition runs daily until March 25 and is free with admission to the museum (Pounds 4.75 for adults, Pounds 3.75 for under-12s). Eureka! The Museum for Children, Discovery Road, Halifax HX1 2NE Tel: 01426 983191. Stand SJ25

* Transperience, the Bradford-based part museumpart theme park dedicated to the history of public transport, now has a photocopiable teacher resource pack for design and technology, history, science and geography at key stages 2 and 3 (Pounds 7.50). Entry is Pounds 4.20 adults and Pounds 2.75 children, with one teacher free per 10 pupils. Transperience has an on-site educational officer and offers free pre-visits and guided tours. Transperience, Low Moor, Bradford, BD12 7HQTel: 01274 690909. Stand SJ27

* Windows on the Past, a new scheme for history teachers, will, for Pounds 25 a year, give up to four named members of staff unlimited free entry to more than 400 English Heritage properties throughout the year to plan class visits. The scheme also features diaries of special events and concert programmes, maps, special discount offers and copies of Heritage Learning and Heritage Today. English HeritageEducation Service, 429 Oxford Street, London WlR 2HDTel: 0171 973 3701. Stand SJ1

* An expanded Commonwealth Institute education centre includes the provision of outreach teachers to help schools brush up on their knowledge of calligraphy, Chinese dance or Caribbean carnival.The Commonwealth Institute is at Kensington High Street, London W8 Tel: 0171 603 4535 (Education Centre ext 239 and Resource Centre ext 210). Stand SJ40

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