Childrens' Parties


Fed up of Ball Pools and Bowling? Then why not bring your party t'pit!

Put on your Miners Hat and grab your Lamp!

  • Meet Maurice the Miner and take a ride 140 metres underground with your party host and guide
  • Explore "The Pit" and enjoy our interactive activities
  • Tuck into your party snap in our unique underground room
  • Party Bags included
  • Say hello to our pit ponies after the party and enjoy free time at our outdoor play area
  • 10% Off Cafe Vouchers for all parents wishing to grab a brew/bite to eat and enjoy the museum gallery while children are below ground

Maximum of 15 children accompanied by 3 adults. Children must be 5 years old and over.

Party@Pit Option 1 - £189 inclusive:

You and your friends descend 140 metres down the pit shaft to the bottom where you will engage in interactive underground activities in the mine. Enjoy your "Party Snap" in our unique underground room, whilst listening to the tales of the mining guide.

Price includes the following:

  • 14 themed birthday invitations
  • 15 children and 3 accompanying adults go underground
  • Dedicated party host throughout
  • Meet Maurice the Miner
  • Snap Bag Party Food
  • Chance for parents to take photos of the children in our miner themed photo board
  • 10% discount vouchers for the Museum Café for parents
  • 15 party bags
  • Time to play on the outside play area and visit the Pit Ponies after the party

Party@Pit Option 2 - £175*:

Bring a group of friends for your Birthday Party @Pit! Hire our main Caphouse Suite for up to 15 children*(£6.95 each for any additional children thereafter). You and your friends can have private use of our main function room, The Caphouse Suite, where you have the option to decorate the room in a favourite theme.

You can use the room however you wish! Why not hire a soft play area, bouncy castle or a disco for the room or even hire a children's entertainer to keep you all entertained.

Hire includes:

  • Party Food: Hot main course (Hot Dog/Chips, Burger/Chips, Fish Finger/Chips), Soft Drinks, Jelly and Ice Cream or alternatively, a children's buffet.
  • Visit by Maurice the Miner
  • Visit the Museum galleries at your leisure
  • 10% discount vouchers for the Museum Café for parents
  • 15 party bags
  • Time to play on the outside play area and visit Pit Ponies after the party.

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