Birthday Parties

Birthday party 

I can’t say which is more impressive, the fact that every child had a great time, or that the parents did too.Smiley

The National Space Centre Birthday Party Packages are ideal for children aged 5-14.

The Birthday Party Packages include entrance to the award winning National Space Centre, a fulldome planetarium show and party food beneath the giant rockets in a party themed area of Boosters  Restaurant.

Your Birthday Party Package includes:

  • A member of Space Crew will meet and greet your party upon arrival.
  • If you need to unload bags and coats, there are facilities available.
  • Choose to arrive early and enjoy the whole Centre before lunch, or arrive and sit beneath the rockets for lunch first and then discover the National Space Centres galleries and planetarium.
  • Why not bring along a birthday cake to round off your lunch? Space Crew will light the candles and bring it to your table.
  • Save yourself time by pre-booking party bags for your guests.

Pick a hot or cold buffet lunch from these menus:

Birthday Party Menu A
Homemade sandwich platter Selection of crisps Smarties Yoghurt

Birthday Party Menu B
Pizza Platter Potato Wedges Smarties Yoghurt

Prices from £13 per child (under 5s £4)

To make a booking or to find out more please contact our dedicated Bookings Team on: 0116 258 2111 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Download your Party Invitations Here

Download the Party Bag Packages Here

The minimum number for a party is 8 children One adult free for every five children, extra adult tickets can be purchased for £8.50. Parties can only be booked at weekends, excluding special/premium events.

Birthday Party

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