Birthday Parties

Looking for a fun and unique birthday party? At Thinktank we have 3 party packages to choose from: Thinktank PartyMiniBrum Party and LEGO Party .

Thinktank Party

We provide access to Thinktank, including our fabulous outdoor Science Garden and brand new under 8s gallery MiniBrum, the catering and the party bags! Plus you can book, as an extra, a 45 minute LEGO party session or a trip to the UKs only 4K planetarium.

Our team don’t supervise the party, that’s down to parents or guardians but we will be on hand to welcome you to the museum and support you during your visit.

Our Thinktank party package is suitable for children aged 3+ and we welcome parties with a minimum of 10 children.

Thinktank Party includes:

  • Admission to Thinktank, including the Science Garden and MiniBrum (non exclusive use)
  • Lunch on a reserved table decked out for a birthday party with linen table cloths and balloon decoration. Each lunch bag includes sandwich, yoghurt, piece of fresh fruit, cake slice, crisps and water.
  • A party bag, containing four items including Thinktank branded button badge and pencil, funky chunky eraser and groan tube.

Prices

£13.50 per child (Members £9.00) - including VAT.
One adult free for every ten children. Additional adults are £10 per person. (Admission only).

Optional extras:

  • LEGO Party Session - £3 per person (maximum 20 children)
  • Planetarium Ticket - £2.50 per person for non-exclusive hire. Exclusive hire is: £102.

MiniBrum Party

Celebrate your child’s birthday party with us at MiniBrum - our brand new interactive gallery for under 8s. 

MiniBrum is Thinktank’s very own mini city and there’s plenty for the children to enjoy. It has its very own transport zone, shops, homes, park and construction site!

Your party will be greeted at Thinktank’s Ticket Desk on Level 2 and you’ll then be taken to the MiniBrum gallery where the children will enjoy playtime in this exciting mini city.

After playing in MiniBrum, you have exclusive use of a party room where the party meal will be served. Party meals include a sandwich, a penguin biscuit, a portion of fruit and a packet of crisps. You will also have unlimited squash. You are welcome to bring party games to keep the children entertained in the party room. Please bring your own cake (candles are not allowed). 

Parties in MiniBrum are suitable for children between the ages of three and eight and are available on both Saturdays and Sundays at 10.15am or 2.15pm, each party slot lasts for two hours. Minimum of 10 children.

MiniBrum Party includes:

  • Birthday host to welcome your party and keep an eye on timings
  • Play in MiniBrum (non exclusive use for 1 hour 20 minutes)
  • Party meal & exclusive use of a party room (for 40 minutes)
  • Unlimited squash
  • Duration two hours

For more information visit the MiniBrum Party: Frequently Asked Questions page.

Prices

£12.50 per child. Additional children that are not in the party are £10.25. We allow free entry for one adult per each child booked. Additional adults are charged £6.00 each.

Optional extras: Party bag fillers are £3.60 per child and consist of four items including Thinktank branded button badge and pencil, funky chunky eraser and groan tube. Paper bags are available for an extra 5p each.

LEGO® Party

Celebrate your birthday with us in our LEGO Innovation Studio! 

Your party will be greeted at Thinktank’s Ticket Desk on Level 2 and you’ll then be taken to the LEGO Innovation Studio. Using our LEGO WE.DO. Kits, our Engagement Officer will lead the birthday group and help them combine coding with LEGO building. The group can programme a motor to spin, change colour and use sensors to control their creation and much more!

After the LEGO session, the group will head downstairs for a birthday meal at a decorated table and enjoy a hot meal of either pizza and fries, cheeseburger and fries or chicken strips and fries. Squash will be provided throughout the party. Please bring your own cake (candles are not allowed).

LEGO parties are suitable for children aged around 7 plus and are available on Saturday and Sunday on the second weekend of every month at 11.00am and 3.00pm. Parties are also available during Birmingham school holidays at 11.00am. Minimum 10 children.

LEGO Party includes:

  • Engagement Officer to lead the play in the LEGO Innovation Studio 
  • Hot party meal
  • Unlimited Squash
  • Duration 1.5 hours (45 minutes of play and 45 minutes allocated for food)

Prices: 

£12.50 per child. We allow free entry for one adult per each child booked. Additional adults are charged £6.00 each. Any additional children that are not included in the birthday party quota are required to pay the standard entry fee to the Thinktank.

Optional extras: Party bag fillers are £3.60 per child and consist of four items including Thinktank branded button badge and pencil, funky chunky eraser and groan tube. Paper bags are available for an extra 5p each.

To book

Please download, complete the relevant booking form and read the T&C's below. Then email the form to groups@birminghammuseums.org.uk or call 0121 348 8001.

Birthday Party Invites

Download and print our free birthday party invites for either a Thinktank or MiniBrum party. Choose from a PDF or Word version:

LEGO Education Studio