Birthday parties at the Museum of London Docklands

Host your children’s party at the Museum of London Docklands for a birthday with a difference!

At the Museum of London Docklands, we offer an array of fun and exciting party packages to choose from that include exclusive use of our Mudlarks gallery!

Our packages include:

  • A party assistant
  • A birthday tea
  • Exclusive use of a museum room
  • Bright and colourful decorations
  • Private session in our Mudlarks: children’s gallery

Book an exclusive Mudlarks session

Our Mudlarks children’s gallery can be hired for an exclusive session lasting 75 minutes, giving you even more time in the gallery! Exclusive Mudlarks sessions are available from 10am every Saturday.

£12 per child (minimum 16, maximum 25)

Mudlarkers party

The Mudlarkers party offers an exclusive 75 minute session in our Mudlarks children’s gallery, followed by private use of a decorated party room, so you can continue the party with a delicious birthday tea.

Mudlarkers Party are available between 1.30pm – 5.15pm on Saturdays only.

£32.50 per child (minimum 16, maximum 20)

Sea dogs party

The sea dogs activity party includes a fun-filled hour of leader-led creative play, as well as private use of a decorated party room for a delicious birthday tea and an exclusive 40 minute session in our Mudlarks children’s gallery. We offer a choice of two fun-filled different activities:

Under the sea

Interactive story with songs, puppets and props.

Recommended for children aged 1-3 years.

Pirate McNanny and the blue whale

Interactive story with songs, puppets and props.

Recommended for children aged 3-7 years.

Sea Dogs Activity Parties are available between 2.15pm – 5.15pm on Saturdays only

£40 per child (minimum 16, maximum 20)


Booking your party

For further enquires call 020 7001 9844. To make a booking please complete a booking form.

Please familiarise yourself with the Terms and Conditions of Birthday Party Booking before completing your booking.


Terms and Conditions of Birthday Party Bookings

  1. Party organiser and/or participants cannot bring any food or drink other than a birthday cake to the party venues.
  2. For health and safety reasons the Museum does not allow knives in the party venue. Museum staff will facilitate the cutting of the cake.
  3. The Museum cannot allow lit candles within the building, including a birthday candle.
  4. For fire safety reasons, the Museum cannot allow helium balloons within the building.
  5. The one metre height restriction currently in place for the soft play area of Mudlarks will still apply during your birthday party.
  6. The person who makes the booking is responsible for equipment and room condition during the period of the party. If damage or loss of equipment or damage to the room occurs during the course of the party, the person who has made the booking will be liable for the cost of repair or replacement.
  7. If the person who makes the booking would like to bring their own decorations, these will need to be provided by the Thursday before the party to ensure full set up can take.
  8. Party entertainers will be provided by the Museum for the Sea dogs party. It is not permitted to book or invite acts, entertainers or any other individual or organisation/company/agency to provide services during your party.
  9. Museum conditions of entry apply to all guests during the period of the party.
  10. Full payment will be requested by the Museum once the party has been confirmed.
  11. No alterations to the party can be made 10 days or less prior to the start of the party.
  12. Museum management reserve the right to terminate a booking/party without prior warning if deemed necessary.