All Ages Indoor Museum

London Transport Museum

London Transport Museum, Covent Garden, London,  , WC2E 7BB
0343 222 5000
Average time spent - 3 hours
Featured image for London Transport Museum

Things to do at London Transport Museum review

Over half term, we visited the London Transport Museum. We went on an inset day so it wasn’t as busy as I imagine it could get in the holidays, as with anywhere in London!. I hadn’t been since I was a kid and I can’t really remember it but I’m sure it’s bigger than it was!

Your ticket allows you to come back FREE all year! There is a stamp trail for the children to collect as they venture around the museum. The exhibit starts on the top floor in the 1800s and you work your way down the 3 levels to present time. On the top floor, you can get inside a horse-drawn cab ‘Omnibus’ used by the wealthy in the 1800s and see the horse-drawn tram, London’s first affordable public transport.

On the middle floor, you can discover all about the worlds first underground rail system! See a very detailed model of how a part of the underground was constructed back in the 1860s and step inside the worlds first electric railway!

On the ground floor, you come back to more modern times. Various types of double-decker buses and overground trains are on display, learn about engineering London at war and the future of our transport.

The museum is very interactive, with lots of vehicles open to go in and almost all of the historical facts are also interactive which is always a great way for the kids to learn. There are 2 role play areas which were a big hit and very well done. The children can immerse themselves in an underground train and station, or drive one of 2 modern-day buses. There is even FREE under 5s family singing and story time every Tuesday and Friday on the ground floor.

Author Emily

Covid 19 – Please check the website or social media of an attraction before visiting. Many places may be open differently and some remain closed. Reviews do not mention all of these changes or possible price changes. Most places still require you to pre-book online in advance.

BOOK TICKETS BELOW

FAQ and Further Information London Transport Museum

Is there food and drink available?

There is a canteen and a cafe selling hot and cold food and drinks.

What are the main things to do?

Stamp trail for children, 3 levels of exhibits with plenty of interactive displays and vehicles to go in. 2 role play areas and free under’s 5’s singing and story time. There are toilets on-site and a choice of places to eat.

What are the ticket prices?

*Higher priced BUT kids go FREE and you can return for free.
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Higher priced adult tickets at £16.50 per adult if booked online in advance BUT kids are free (17 and under). PLUS once you have purchased your ticket you can return all year for free.

Is there parking?

There is limited parking nearby, charges apply.

When are they open?

London Transport Museum is open almost all year round. For up to date opening times and dates please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

No information has been provided.

Are they accessible?

London Transport Museum
London Transport Museum
London Transport Museum
London Transport Museum
London Transport Museum
London Transport Museum

*This post contains affiliate links


Join in the conversation of find a great day out near you, join us on Facebook and Instagram 

Top attractions in  

  • Pink Pig Farm
    Primary Toddlers Indoor & Outdoor Animals Indoor Fun Outdoor Fun

    Pink Pig Farm

    Pink Pig Farm, Holme Hall, Holme Lane, Scunthorpe,  , DN16 3RE

  • Pensthorpe Natural Park
    All Ages Outdoor Great Outdoors Outdoor Fun

    Pensthorpe Natural Park

    Pensthorpe Natural Park, Pensthorpe Rd, Fakenham,  , NR21 0LN

  • Foxes Farm Produce
    All Ages Indoor Seasonal Maize Maze Great Outdoors

    Foxes Farm Produce

    Foxes Farm Produce, Aldham, Colchester,  , CO6 3PR