Schools

Let our skilled facilitators inspire your pupils with creative activities and stories from our iconic collection.

Build a bus

Available: Mondays & Tuesdays
Duration: 60 minutes                                                                                                                                           Cost: £80 per session (30 pupils max)

Can you build a bus for London’s future? Get hands on with special objects from the museum collection as we investigate how London’s buses are made and why they have changed over time.  
KS1: Design and Technology,Mathematics & History

Poster art

Available: Wednesdays
Duration: 60 minutes
Cost: £80 per session (30 pupils max)

Explore our iconic poster collection and work in teams to create giant posters. Be inspired by designers who use colour, shape and composition to get people on board, and keep London moving
KS1: Art and Design

Is this the way home?

Available: Tuesdays & Fridays
Duration: 40 minutes
Cost: £40 per session (15 pupils max)

Join the mission to help Monty the Mole find his way home. Enjoy exclusive access to our historic vehicles and discover how travel in London has changed since horse power.  
KS1: Science, Design and Technology, History

Platform promenade

Available: Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
Duration: 40 minutes
Cost: £40 per session (15 pupils max)

Enter our time travelling machine and embark on an investigative journey through the Museum to discover the differences between types of vehicles and how people travelled in the past.
KS1: History & Science

All Aboard!

A free play area where you can climb onboard our specially designed bus, train and boat. Your group will be allocated a slot in your visit timetable to enjoy this area, free of charge.

Further Information

2018-2019 Schools Programme Brochure [PDF 6 KB]

Booking

Booking a session is the best way to get the most out of your visit. Our school workshops are competitively priced and cost between £40 and £80 per session and include free entry to the Museum for UK school groups. Please see our Schools Programme brochure above for full details. Free self-guided visits are also available for UK school groups but must be booked in advance.

Please call our bookings team on +44 (0)20 7565 7298 to arrange your visit.

We accept payment by credit/debit card or BACS. We regret that we no longer accept cheques. Please ensure that payment reaches us within one week from the date of making your booking.

If you need to cancel your session charges may apply. Please call the booking team on +44 (0)20 7565 7298. Cancellations made within 3 months from the date of your visit will incur the full cost of the session.

Before your visit

These guidance notes are useful to read before any school visit. You and your pupils will get the most from London Transport Museum if you come prepared.

Contact us

Tel: +44 (0)20 7565 7298

Artsmark banner

Artsmark is the creative quality standard for schools and education settings, awarded by Arts Council England, recognising their commitment to high quality arts and cultural education. London Transport Museum is proud to be supporting schools and education settings on their Artsmark journey, inspiring children and young people to create, experience, and participate in great arts and culture.

We offer education settings who are working towards, or currently hold an Artsmark Award a range of Artsmark applicable learning sessions for EYFS- KS4. We’d recommend:

  • Poster art for KS1 and KS2, where you can create your own giant posters 
  • Our Mind the gap! interactive adventure session at the Museum Depot at Acton

 We are also working in partnership with selected local schools to support them to achieve their Artsmark Award. To find out how London Transport Museum can support your Artsmark journey or to find out more about our Artsmark partnership programme, contact the Primary Schools Learning Officer, [email protected]

 Find out more about Artsmark at www.artsmark.org.uk

 

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Teachers

London Transport Museum supports teachers to make the most of their visit by providing resources and events to help integrate their students’ experience into the classroom.

Your Visit

How to book
Visiting Covent Garden
Visiting the Museum Depot
Visiting Your School

Resources

General resources
Primary school session resources

Events

Your Visit

We encourage teachers to visit us to learn more about our exciting collection and what we have on offer. If you have already booked a visit for your class, you are welcome to make a free pre-visit to the Museum. Please contact our bookings team on +44 (0)20 7565 7298 to arrange this.

If you are visiting us for a booked session or a self-guided visit, your group will have access to our cloakroom, a designated time to eat packed lunches in our Lower Deck Cafe and time to visit our galleries and shop.

Booking

Booking a session is the best way to get the most out of your visit. Our school workshops at Covent Garden are competitively priced and cost between £40 and £80 per session and include free entry to the Museum for UK school groups. Free self-guided visits are also available for UK school groups but must be booked in advance.

Please call our bookings team on +44 (0)20 7565 7298 to arrange your visit.

We accept payment by credit/debit card or BACS. We do not accept cheques. Please ensure that payment reaches us within one week from the date of making your booking.

If you need to cancel your session, charges may apply. Please call the booking team on +44 (0)20 7565 7298. Cancellations made within 3 months from the date of your visit will incur the full cost of the session.

Useful information for your visit to Covent Garden

Useful information for your visit to our Museum Depot

If you have booked our Mind The Gap! session at our Acton depot then please read the below resources.

Our visit to your school

We additionally provide outreach sessions in your school. Please see additional information on our Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 pages.

Resources

General resources

Enrich your students’ classroom learning with our unique and interactive resources for all Key Stages.

Primary school session resources

Make the most of your visit to LTM by downloading our session specific resources to use in the classroom before and after your day with us!

Battle Bus Build a Bus Digging Deeper
London Moving Mind the Gap Platform Promenade
Poster Art Transport Through Time Is this the way home?
  World's First Underground Railway  

Events

If you would like to keep up to date with our future events and to find out what more is on offer for teachers then join our mailing list by emailing our learning team at [email protected].

Privacy

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