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Birthday parties for adults

Test Flight at Cosford

If you are searching for a unique Birthday celebration idea for an adult friend or family member we are able to arrange a special celebratory package for them. What more could any aviation enthusiast, or a former member of the RAF ask for than to have a Birthday celebration at their favourite museum with their friends and closest family members? The cost is £18.50 per adult (minimum of 4 adults). Children's meal £7.50.

This all inclusive package consists of access to the Museum, guided tour, a two course lunch including orange juice at a reserved table in our Refuel Restaurant, a copy of the Museum guide book, car park pass and an extra gift for the Birthday person.

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Adult Menu

Main course:
  • Chicken and vegetable Pie, topped with Puff Pastry served with Mash and Greens
  • Beer Battered Haddock and Chips, served Tartar Sauce and Peas
  • Mediterranean Vegetable Pasta Bake, Salad & Garlic Bread
Dessert:
  • Egg Custard Tart with Raspberry sorbet
  • Chocolate Pudding, Chocolate Sauce and Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Cherry Bakewell with Crème Anglaise

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Children's menu available on request

    (Please feel free to bring a Birthday cake and candles with you)

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

    Suggested Schedule

    • Arrival at the Museum, pick up party pack (including car parking pass, guide book, simulator voucher (if pre-booked) and gift for the Birthday person) from Admissions Desk.
    • Your Guide will meet you in the Visitor Centre and your tour will start in the Test Flight followed by the War in the Air hangar.
    • Enjoy a ride on the Flight Simulator if already booked in advance.
    • Tour of the upper level of the National Cold War Exhibition.
    • Lunch in the Refuel Restaurant at time of your choice. Please indicate this on the Birthday Party Booking Form (Allow 1 Hour).
    • Tour of the lower level of the National Cold War Exhibition and Hangar 1.
    • Free time in the Museum shop located in the National Cold War Exhibition.

    Information

    • The cost is £18.50 per adult (minimum of 4 adults) with children's lunch at £7.00 per child (menu on request).
    • A £25 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.
    • If you wish to give your party an added lift, why not consider a ride on our flight simulator for an exclusive £2.00 per person (normal price £2.99). A minimum height requirement of 1.07m applies to the simulator, located in Test Flight.
    • 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.
    • Please note that the Museum does not accept any responsibility for the supervision of children in your party.
    • Apart from a birthday cake, no additional food is allowed in the restaurant. Storage for the birthday cake can be provided.
    • 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 - 4.00pm [last entry 3.00pm] November - February
  
10.00am - 5.00pm [last entry 4.00pm] March - October


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

T: 01902 376 200
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