Bustastic Family Fun at London Transport Museum

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Children can let their imaginations run wild this Easter Holiday and May Half Term at London Transport Museum. Filled with buses, trains, and taxis they can take the wheel, try their hand as a Tube driver on a special simulator and explore the vehicles of London’s past and present.



This year, Transport for London and London Transport Museum are celebrating the Year of the Bus with a programme of special events focused on one of London’s greatest icons. Families can get involved and enjoy a series of activities to celebrate this iconic year.

Easter Family Fun at London Transport Museum, Covent Garden

Saturday 12 April – Monday 21 April
Storytime: 11.00 and 14.00
Construct a Bus
Take on the challenge to construct a bus that will get Cedric home in time for tea in our interactive storytelling where you can be part of a mini bus construction line. Who can help make the quickest, strongest bus?

Make and Take Creative Workshops: 11.30am and 2.30pm
Join our creative workshops inspired by our fantastic collection and transform a cardboard box into your own fantastical bus – give it wheels and take it on an exciting journey around the Museum.

Family Fun at London Transport Museum Acton Depot

Monday 14 – Thursday 17 April
11.00 – 12.00 and 13.30 – 14.30
Depot Explorers: Family Tours

Go behind the scenes on a special family tour of London Transport Museum’s Depot in Acton. Hear about the Victorian train carriage that used to be somebody’s home, see a special Underground train driven by the Queen, and board a 75-year-old Tube train.
Suitable for children aged 5 – 15 with their parents or carers.
Cost: £3 per person. Advance booking only.


May Half Term at London Transport Museum, Covent Garden

There is more family fun at London Transport Museum during May Half Term with family activities – including storytelling and make-and-take creative workshops.

Monday 26 May – Friday 30 May
Storytime: 11.00 and 14.00
The Travels of Ole’ Bill
Meet Ole’ Bill – the very important bus who helped Britain in the First World War. Meet Ole’ Bill’s best friend – his driver Bob, and discover the adventures they shared as they journeyed across Europe.

Make and Take Creative Workshops: 11.30 and 2.30
Design a bus badge featuring your own cartoon driver from clay and string.

Further information about family workshops and activities is available at www.ltmuseum.co.uk

Children and young people aged 17 and under go free at London Transport Museum. Adult admission is £15.00 (£11.50 concessions) and tickets allow unlimited entry for a whole year.

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