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Birthday parties at the Museum of London Docklands

We're thrilled to announce we're able to offer birthday party bookings once again, that give you exclusive access to our marvellous Mudlarks gallery!

Two children play in the Mudlarks under-5's gallery at the Museum of London Docklands.

Book an exclusive Mudlarks gallery session

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! This fun, family space is the ideal interactive introduction to the docks, with soft play, games and all-new sections for younger children. Perfect for under 8s.

What days do you host parties?

Exclusive Mudlarks sessions are available from 10am every Saturday.

How much is it?

£12 per child (minimum 16, maximum 25).

How do you book?

For further enquires call 020 7001 9844 or click on the button below to complete our booking form. Please familiarise yourself with the Terms and Conditions of Birthday Party Booking before completing your booking. These can be found at the bottom of the page.

BOOK YOUR PARTY


Party Packages coming soon!

Keep an eye out on the Museum of London's website and social media channels for all the latest news on when our other party packages will be available to book.


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 will be 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 will be available between 2.15pm – 5.15pm on Saturdays only. £40 per child (minimum 16, maximum 20)


Terms and Conditions of Docklands Birthday Party Bookings

  1. No food or drink may be brought into the Mudlarks gallery. Birthday cakes may be brought to the Museum of London Docklands but cannot be taken into the Mudlarks space.
  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.