Family events

Family Whats On

There's something for the whole family at London Transport Museum. We run a range of events - come and enjoy singing and story sessions every week during term time, or explore our collection with special events every school holiday, including creative and crafty activities linked to our exhibitions and collection.

All our family events in the Museum are free with your admission ticket. Kids go free!

Looking for events for children under 5? Check out our Under 5s event page.


Summer holidays

Textile Techies

Dates: Saturday 20 July to Sunday 11 August
Time: Drop in between 11am to 3:35pm
Location: London Transport Museum, Covent Garden, Transportorium (ground floor)

Suitable for families with children aged 3-12

Top designer Wayne Hemingway created today’s London Transport uniforms, recognisable the world over. But what does it take to make a great transport outfit?

Take on the role of a material scientist to experiment and discover what keeps London’s transport workers equipped, safe and comfortable. Design and create new clothing for all your transport needs then test them for durability with water, heat, light and wind (hold on to your hats!).

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Digital Detectives

Dates: Monday 5 August to Friday 9 August
Time: Drop in between 10am to 4:30pm
Location: London Transport Museum, Covent Garden (ground floor)

Suitable for families with children aged 7-13

Analyse and describe data patterns to identify potential fraud activity, and discover how fraud detection can be intuitive as much as it is based on facts.

Delivered in partnership with Mastercard and their Girls4Tech programme.

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Code Makers

Dates: Monday 12 August to Sunday 1 September
Time: Drop in between 11am to 3:45pm
Location: London Transport Museum, Covent Garden, Transportorium (ground floor)

Suitable for families with children aged 3-12

Try your hand at coding a sequence of events and discover how codes keep London’s transport on the move

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Singing and Stories Singing and Stories

Date: Tuesdays during term-time at 10.45, 12.00, 13.45 and 15.00

Duration: 45 minutes per session

For families with children aged 5 and under. Free with museum admission.

Join us to find out how people get around the city. With stories about hopping on a bus to the Museum and songs about catching a tube to London Town, there’s something for everyone. Sessions include singing and dancing, as well as the chance to see and touch objects from the Museum collection.

Songs and stories written and produced by Artburst

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To see all events at the Museum, visit our events calendar.

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Shop

New mini lightbox

Our fan-favourite London Underground roundel lightbox just got a new younger sibling. This cute smaller version is just 7 inches tall and comes with three interchangeable inserts. Exclusively available at our shop!

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What's On

Tour and a treat

Treat yourself to an day out with our newest Hidden London package - discover the abandoned Jubilee line platforms under Charing Cross station before a delicious afternoon tea at the Amba hotel.

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Collections

Object of the Month

This plaque was awarded to the winner of the District Railway station garden competition in 1916, a competition to recognise staff who enhanced stations with plants. It was dug up by a signalman in 1948.

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