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Children's parties

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Leicester's museums make great venues for birthday parties or other special occasions for children.

Further information

You can combine traditional party activities with guided exploration of our fabulous museum collections.

When you book a party, your named party organiser will advise you on the best package for your numbers and budget. All you need to do is pick your venue and theme. To see all the options, download our brochure at the bottom of this page.

Abbey Pumping Station

Make slippery slime at a weird and wonky and wonderful party inspired by Roald Dahl or have a summertime Alice in Wonderland Mad Hatter's tea party. For further information or to make a booking, call Abbey Pumping Station on 0116 299 5111. Please note this venue is available from February to October.


Fascinating tales about the merry Middle Ages, crime and punishment or ghosts and ghouls told through dressing up, exploring the building, fun and games. For further information or to make a booking, call the Guildhall on 0116 253 2569.

New Walk Museum and Art Gallery

Where else for a dinosaur party? Meet Egyptian mummies or be a wild animal explorer. For further information or to make a booking, call the New Walk Museum and Art Gallery on 0116 225 4900.

Newarke Houses Museum and Gardens

Be a secret agent and crack the code. Have a fashion update, or a summertime garden party with bug hunting, crafts and outdoor games. For further information or to make a booking, call Newarke Houses Museum on 0116 225 4980.