London Transport Museum

Inside the London Transport Museum. Image courtesy of the London Transport Museum.
Discover the connection between transport and the growth of London at the London Transport Museum.


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 include the only surviving steam engine from the 1860s, a double deck electric tram and an Underground railway 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 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 tube station to the London Transport Museum is Covent Garden Underground station which is a two-minute walk away. Leicester Square, Holborn, Charing Cross and Embankment Underground stations are all less than 10 minutes away.
The closest bus stops are Strand or Aldwych (RV1, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 139).

Important information

COVID-19: You’ll find social distancing and other safety measures in place at this attraction. For more information, check direct with the venue ahead of your visit.

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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 Garden
+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

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