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Birthday parties for children

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 except for Summer (limited availability), Half Term and Easter Holidays.  It consists of a Birthday Party Lunch, with Goody Bag with 1:72 scale Airfix model and 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
  • Coaches are free of charge


  • Meeting point for party is Admissions area in Milestones of Flight (by the yellow and grey sculpture)
  • £13.99 per child - Admission staff will take payment for the party 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
  • Activity sheets, pencils and goody bags (extra gift for the birthday boy/girl) will be left at the admissions desk in Milestones of Flight (by the yellow and grey sculpture)
  • Children need to be accompanied by adults at all times
  • Lunch will be served on a decorated table including party hats in our Wessex Café, which is located in Historic Hangars - by the big red Wessex helicopter
  • Package available during weekends/weekdays in term time only
  • The Wessex Café 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. 
  • Please note apart from a birthday cake, no additional food is allowed in the restaurant (Storage for the birthday cake can be provided).Unfortunately, due to our fire system, candles are NOT allowed.
  • Take off in our flight simulator for only £2.00 per child/adult (normal price £3). Height restrictions apply
  • Have a go on our 4D Theatre (timings may vary) for only £4.00 per child/adult (normal price £5). Height restrictions apply. This experience is suitable for children aged 2 years and above. Children between the ages of 4 to 8 years must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • Please note this menu is on an interim basis whilst our Echo Alpha Tango Restaurant is undergoing renovation.

Package valid until 31 July 2017.