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Birthday parties for children

Childrens party
Young visitors at 'RAF Stories: The First 100 Years 1918 - 2018' exhibition
Young visitors at the @RAF in the Age of Uncertainty: 1980 - Today' exhibition

What more could any future pilot ask for than to have a birthday party at their favourite museum with their friends and closest family members?

Suitable for children age 5 and above the package below operates throughout the year. However, limited availability during School Holidays. It consists of a Birthday Party Lunch, with Goody Bag with Activity Sheets, plus a special gift for the Birthday Boy and Girl all for a very affordable £13.99 per child.

Please note, a small car parking charge will be payable by visitors to the Royal Air Force Museum. The income generated will be used to assist in meeting the costs of maintaining the Museum's national collection and of operating its sites. The party organiser's car will be exempt from paying (further details of obtaining a car parking pass will be given when a booking is made), however the remaining cars will need to pay the following fee:

  • 3 Hours - £3.00 per car
  • 3-6 Hours - £4.00 per car


  • Meeting point for party is the entrance at Hangar 1
  • Activity sheets, pencils and goody bags (extra gift for the birthday boy/girl) will be left with the admissions staff
  • £13.99 per child -  Payment for the party will be taken on arrival at the Museum.  Payment can be made by cash, cheque or card
  • Package for children aged 5 years and above
  • Minimum of 8, maximum of 25 children - Please note, this is a self-guided party
  • Package available throughout the year, however, limited availability during School Holidays
  • Lunch will be served on a decorated table including party hats in Claude's Restaurant which is located outside by Hangar 6
  • Children need to be accompanied by adults at all times
  • Please note apart from a birthday cake (storage for the cake can be provided), no additional food is allowed in Claude's Restaurant. Unfortunately, due to our fire system, naked flame candles are permitted; however, sparklers are NOT.  Please adhere to our strict candle policy
  • The Restaurant is able to supply birthday cakes for an additional charge, please ask at time of booking
  • Car parking charges apply to all visitors; however the Party Organiser's car is exempt from paying. Parking charges (coin machine payable on arrival) are £3.00 (3 hours) or £4.00 (6 hours)
  • Have a go on our 4D Theatre for only £3.00 per child/adult (normal price £5.00). Suitable for children aged 2 years and above. Children between the ages of 4 to 8 years must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • Package valid until 31 October 2018
  • Menu's and prices after 31 October 2018 are subject to change.

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