Christmas Parties

While the museum remains closed to the public for the immediate future, we’re pleased that this amazing venue will be available for parties and events this Christmas. 

Why not see 2020 out in style with a Christmas party at the fun and quirky Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum?  We can offer you a safe and special night to remember and you’ll be supporting Birmingham Museums Trust as a charity with your booking!

Christmas Parties

Dine in festive style surrounded by some of our iconic exhibits and enjoy a delicious four course dinner and drinks!

Your Christmas party will begin with a drink on arrival alongside the City of Birmingham locomotive and beneath the Spitfire and Hurricane. Then take your seat to enjoy a freshly prepared four course dinner set amongst our heritage car and motorbike exhibits. Drinks will be available throughout the evening from our licensed bar which will be open until midnight. Finally, end your evening with dancing in the newly refurbished Signal Box café which is situated adjacent to the City of Birmingham locomotive. 


Venue hire: £1,000 + VAT
£40 per person + VAT
Includes arrival drink, four course dinner, festive novelties and licensed bar until midnight.

New Year Sale!

Have you had to put your Christmas party plans for December 2020 on hold? If so, we have the perfect solution – the “post-Christmas” Christmas Party! From January to March, we will be offering you the opportunity to host your party with us for just £500 + VAT. This massive 50% discount is available for bookings confirmed by 18th December 2020 (T&C’s apply). Book now to secure your date!

Also, if you must cancel due to COVID-19 we won’t charge a fee. (Only applicable for cancellations directly relating to Government advice on COVID-19 in relation to events, T&C’s apply).



  • Spiced butternut and sweet potato soup (v)
  • Dill and potato salad finished with pepper mackerel

Accompanied by a selection of artisan breads

Main course

  • Traditional roast Shropshire turkey accompanied with sage and onion seasoning, and chipolata sausages wrapped in bacon
  • Slow roast shank of lamb glazed with redcurrant reduction
  • Mediterranean roast vegetable and parmesan wellington served with vegetarian reduction (v)

Accompanied by a selection of seasonal vegetables


Christmas pudding served with brandy sauce and vanilla cream
Chocolate ganache tart, fresh raspberries and mint reduction

Followed by

Coffee and after dinner mints.

Safety Information

We want to reassure you that your event is in safe hands, you can find out more by reading our Safety Assurance Protocols.

Contact Us

For more information or to book please call our expert team on 0121 348 8082 or email

Birmingham Museums Trust cares for the city’s collection of over 1 million treasured objects and artworks across nine venues, bringing people’s stories alive through exhibitions, events, activities and community workshops. Proceeds from Christmas event bookings will go towards supporting our valuable work and help to secure the future of Birmingham Museums so we can champion the city and its heritage for generations to come.