Take a journey through the decades and explore the impact of London’s transport at the London Transport Museum in Covent Garden.
Explore more than 200 years of transport history and complete your visit with a look at how future technologies might impact London.
What can I see at the London Transport Museum?
The London Transport Museum brings together more than 500,000 objects including locomotives, horse-drawn vehicles, scale models, prints and poster art.
Highlights of the collection includes the only surviving steam engine from the 1860s, a double deck electric tram and an Underground railways pocket map from 1908.
The Poster Parade features London Transport’s most iconic poster designs celebrating prominent anniversaries, events and current topics in London.
What can I do with kids at the London Transport Museum?
Keep children engaged as they follow the stamper trail through the galleries, stopping at the 13 numbered stamping stations to get their cards stamped. Aspiring drivers can hop on board a bus and take the controls or climb to the top of a tram and look down on the visitors below.
Future engineers can plan a happy city in the Future Engineers gallery, fix a modern tube train or try out the latest ticket technology. Interactive exhibit, Untangling the Tracks, lets kids man the signals and organise the trains arriving at London Bridge.
What are the age restrictions at the London Transport Museum?
There are no age restrictions at the London Transport Museum and there is free entry for young people and children aged 17 and under.
How do I get to the London Transport Museum?
The closest Underground station to the London Transport Museum is Covent Garden which is 2 minutes away. Leicester Square, Holborn, Charing Cross and Embankment Underground stations are all less that 10 minutes away.
The closest bus stops are Strand or Aldwych (RV1, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 139).
To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience, you can expect to find special safety measures in place due to the coronavirus pandemic. For more information, check direct with the venue ahead of your visit.
|Child ticket (0 to 17 years old)||FREE|
|Concession ticket||£17.00 per ticket|
|Adult ticket||£18.50 per ticket|
Venue Details & Map
London Transport Museum
39 Wellington Street
Covent GardenLondonWC2E 7BB
- +44 (0)34 3222 5000
- Public transport:
- Tube: Covent Garden Train: Charing Cross
- Event Facilities
- Breakout Rooms
- In house AV available
- Raked or tiered seating offered
- Venue can display vehicles inside