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Children’s Parties Frequently Asked Questions

How do I book a birthday party?

If you are interested in holding a party at the museum, please complete and return the Birthday Party Booking Form. Please note that birthday parties must be booked no less than 10 days before the event date.

What age group do you cater for?

Our parties cater for any age from Preschoolers to end of Primary School aged children. The party package offered is age specific and the nature and suitability of the activities will be dependant on the selected package.

What is the minimum / maximum number of children I can invite?

Our party package pricing is based on 15 children – you can invite fewer, but will still be charged the standard package rate. The private party room can hold a maximum of 25 children. Extra charges apply for each additional child (see Party Extras on our Kids’ Party Booking Form).

Can I hold my party at any time?

No, our scheduled time slots for parties are 10am to 6pm, Monday to Saturday during the school term. During the holidays, we can not offer any party bookings on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday due to the activities that take place at the Museum for children and families.

How long does the party last?

Each party lasts 2 hours.

What is a party food box?

Each party child receives their own party food box, freshly made on site on the day, containing:

What Party Extras do you offer?

You can add Extras to our t standard birthday party packages to make the occasion that little bit more special. Please use our Birthday Party Booking Form to select Extras for your party.

Can I bring my own food?

No outside food is allowed in the museum, other than a birth. You can order additional food, such as a birthday cake, on our Birthday Party Booking Form (see Party Extras) and or tea and coffee for the adults.

Do you cater for food allergies?

We will do our best to cater for any special dietary requirement. Please inform us as soon as possible after booking your party.

Children’s Parties FAQs

By eMail or telephone

To find out more about our Children’s Parties or to make an enquiry or reservation, please contact us

Telephone: 01992 582686


Standard fees and charges

To find out about our party fees and charges and to book, download the document by following the link.

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Standard fees and charges

Find out about our standard fees and charges, download the document by following the link.

Fees Charges