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London Transport Museum

World’s leading museum of urban transport
London Transport Museum, London, UK


London Transport Museum is the world’s leading museum of urban transport and an award-winning day out.

The museum explore the powerful link between transport and the growth of London, its culture and society since 1800. By sharing this story of innovation, ingenuity, creativity and design, we ignite curiosity about the world around us and how to shape its future.  

The collection is Designated Outstanding by Arts Council England. It includes more than 500,000 objects, from locomotives which powered the world’s first underground railway, to one of the most important collections of 20th century poster art. 

Tags :

day out, museum, for kids


  • Parking : Not Available
  • Outside food allowed
  • Onsite restaurant available
  • Baby friendly
  • Host Birthday Parties

What to see :

Children will especially enjoy the All Aboard family play zone which boasts a ton of different miniature vehicles children can climb into.

Other popular items in the London Transport Museum include:

  1. A horse-drawn omnibus (circa 1805)
  2. The original tube map (which was designed by Harry Beck).
  3. A wooden Metropolitan Railway “Bogie Stock” coach (which was converted to electricity in 1901)
  4. A sedan chair (which was London’s first licensed public transport)
  5. The first underground steam-powered engine
  6. Historic London transport posters designed by the likes of Graham Sutherland, Abram Games and Ivon Hitchens.

Thing to note :

We have a free cloakroom where you can leave coats and bags. 

Baby changing facilities
Baby changing facilities are available in both male and female toilets.

Breastfeeding is welcomed. If you would like some privacy you can use our baby feeding room on the ground floor.

Pushchairs and buggies
The Museum is fully accessible with a buggy. Or you can leave your buggy in our buggy park, which is located just inside the Museum entrance opposite the cloakroom.

Eating at the Museum
Picnics are welcome during school holidays and at weekends and can be eaten in our Lower Deck cafe bar on the ground floor. Canteen is our contemporary new cafe bar and can be found above the shop. Canteen offers an all-day menu, serving food and drinks from breakfast to pre-theatre meals, and includes a special children's menu including train shaped pasta!

Typical Time Spent :

3 hours

Suitable Age :

4+ Years

Phone :

+44 (0)343 222 5000


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Entry :


Adult price starting :

£ 16.50

Child price starting :

£ 0.00

Kids go free :

Under 17 go Free

Prices :

Museum admission tickets are valid for 12 months. This gives you unlimited daytime entry to the Museum. Kids go free!

General admission

Ticket type On the door Online
Adult £18 £16.50
Concession* £17 £15.50
Children and young people 17 and under Free N/A
TfL staff and nominees (with blue or green passes) Free N/A
British Military personnel*** £13 N/A

Where to Buy? / Deals :

You can buy tickets online at

However, to get 2for1 offer, you need to buy at the counter / venue.


Open Month:

All Months

Monday 10.00 - 18.00
Tuesday 10.00 - 18.00
Wednesday 10.00 - 18.00
Thursday 10.00 - 18.00
Friday 11.00 - 18.00
Saturday 10.00 - 18.00
Sunday 10.00 - 18.00
Last Admission: 17.15


Address :

London Transport Museum, London, UK

Nearest Station :

Covent Garden

Accessible by Public Transport :


Reach here :

Reach here by tube.


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