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  • The Trooping of the Colour by Margaret Calkin James, 1932© London Transport Museum

  • © Michelle Grant

    London Transport Museum

  • Michelle Grant

  • © Michelle Grant / Time Out

  • Michelle Grant

  • © London Transport Museum

© Heike Bohnstengel / Time Out

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  • Address:

    London Transport Museum Covent Garden Piazza
    London
    WC2E 7BB

  • Venue phone:

    020 7379 6344

  • Venue website:

    www.ltmuseum.co.uk

  • Opening hours:

    Mon-Thur, Sat, Sun 10am-6pm (last admission 5.15pm); Fri 11am-6pm (last admission 5.15pm)

  • Transport:

    Tube: Covent Garden

  • Price:

    £15, £11.50 concs, under-16s free; tickets valid for one year

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Goodbye Piccadilly: From the Home Front to the Western Front

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2014, dubbed the year of the bus, also marks the centenary year of World War I. London Transport Museum will be examining the surprising role London's bus drivers and their buses played on the Western Front in an exhibition about how massive social change...

Goodbye Piccadilly: From the Home Front to the Western Front
  1. Wed Oct 22 – Sun Mar 8 2015
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London Transport Museum Friday Late: Paint the Town Red

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Until the plans for the underground to run at night come into play buses rule the night. As part of it's Year of the Bus celebrations the London Transport Museum is hosting a late celebrating London’s late-night stop-out's favourite mode of transport....

London Transport Museum Friday Late: Paint the Town Red
  1. Sat Nov 29
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  3. £10, £8 concs
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London Transport Museum Friday Lates

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Take an after-hours, adults-only trip through the London Transport Museum for their Friday Lates events, which take on a different theme each month. October's session takes place on Halloween, so the special events and activities take on a 'Subterranean...

  1. Fri Oct 31
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  3. £10, £8 concs
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London Transport Museum Friday Late: Subterranean Scream

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Relive your tales of commuter hell at the LTM's Halloween after-hours event. On the bill are tarot readings (wonder if they can predict tube strikes?), a talk on Underground folklore by Scott Wood, scary storytelling from the museum's resident ghost,...

London Transport Museum Friday Late: Subterranean Scream
  1. Fri Oct 31
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  3. £10, £8 concs
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Symposium: 1914–1918: From Home Front to Western Front

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Get an in-depth look at the Goodbye Piccadilly: From the Home Front to the Western Front exhibition with this day of talks about London before and during World War One, with a special focus on the role of transport during the period. Tickets to the conference...

  1. Sat Nov 15
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  3. £40, £35 concs, £20 student
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Victoria A

Lovely to see some of the old transport in London. the display of the trams and the horse drawn carriages were lovely.

Flozz 1

This is a fantastic museum to take young children. I took my godson (age 5) and he was entertained by this museum for at least an hour and a half. Free entry for children under 16 I think is very fair, especially considering the location.  

Vicky

It is really lovely to look at some of the old London transport system. I really enjoy the visit. Lots of lovely of lovely exhibits.

Wendy

In this museum (in a very central location) you get an idea of London's (public) transport and how it has evolved over the many years. What I found particularly fun where the old tube carriages! As a Londoner, using the underground system daily, I really did wonder if the old carriages weren't more spacious than the ones we use today! You can get a 'stamp card' (I think its aimed at kids - but no less fun for adults!) and go around the museum getting a stamp at the different 'stations' / interesting points inside the museum. The evolution of the tube map is impressive! Going up and down the old buses is fun! :) Go check it out! (your ticket is valid for 1 year - great for Londoners, not so much for tourists..)