Free Admission - We're open daily from 10.00am (parking charges apply)

Birthday parties for children

Children's birthday parties

Suitable for future pilots age 5 and above this all inclusive package consists of invitations, a Birthday Party Lunch, Goody Bags and Activity Trails for each guest, plus a special gift for the Birthday Boy or Girl, all for £14.99 per child. 

Menu - Hot Lunch

Your choice of main course from the menu below:

  • Cheese and tomato pizza and chips
  • Grilled chicken, chips and beans
  • Mini fish and chips, garden peas
  • Tomato pasta and garlic bread

Followed by one of the following puddings:

  • Warm chocolate brownie, vanilla ice cream
  • Chocolate cookie sandwich with vanilla ice cream
  • Ice Cream sundae

Download PDF Menu here (46kb)

Lunch also includes jugs of orange and blackcurrant squash, complimentary banners and balloons at a reserved table.  Catering provided is solely for children attending the party, meals for adults can be organised on request.

Final numbers and dietary requirements required 7 days prior to your visit. This menu is only available if booked in advance.

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Suggested Schedule

  • Arrival at the Museum, pick up activity trails and goody bags from Admissions Desk.
  • Completion of activity trails in Test Flight and War in the Air Hangars.
  • Free time in Fun 'n' Flight area. Flight Simulator or 4D Experience rides if already booked in advance.
  • Completion of activity trails in the National Cold War Exhibition and Hangar 1.
  • Lunch in the Refuel Restaurant at time of your choice. Please indicate this on the Birthday Party Booking Form (Allow 1 Hour).
  • Guests sing 'Happy Birthday', followed by Birthday Cake cutting (if supplied), before departing the Museum.

Information

  • The cost is £14.99 per child.
  • A £25.00 deposit is required at the time of booking. This can be paid using your credit/debit card, by cash or cheque made payable to Royal Air Force Museum Enterprises Ltd. The remaining amount should be paid on the day.
  • Package for children aged 5 years and above.
  • Please note this is a self guided party.
  • Activity trails, pencils and goody bags will be left at the Admissions Desk in the Visitor Centre.
  • Children must be accompanied by adults at all times.
  • The reserved party area will be decorated with complimentary banners and balloons.
  • Please note, apart from a birthday cake, no additional food is allowed in the restaurant.
  • Storage for the birthday cake can be provided.
  • Take off in our flight simulator for only £2.00 per child (normal price £2.99). Minimum height requirement of 1.07 metres applies.
  • The 4D Experience offers 3D animated visuals with dynamic seat movements and additional special effects.  There are a number of rides to choose from for £4.00 per child.
  • We are unable to take party bookings on busy event days or Bank Holiday weekends. Please check dates with the Museum before booking.

Information

Opening Hours 
10.00am - 5.00pm [last entry 4.00pm] March - October
10.00am - 4.00pm [last entry 3.00pm] November - February


car parking charge is payable.
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford,
Shifnal, Shropshire TF11 8UP

T: 01902 376 200
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