the London Transport Museum, located in an old flower market in Covent Garden, is a very nice museum for young and old. In 2022, the museum was named visitor attraction of the year. In the museum you will discover 200 years of the history of transport in London and the growth of the city that accompanied it.
The London Transport Museum is the largest urban transport museum in the world. You don’t have to be a train spotter to enjoy the fantastic collection. Views include Victorian steam locomotives, horse-powered trams and the Padded Cell, an 1890s train.
There are also many interactive parts in the museum. You can take a seat in real buses and trains and you can take a ride in a Tube Simulator.
Design enthusiasts can indulge themselves in the Design Gallery. Here you can see Harry Beck’s first design of the Tube map and you can also see the development of the world famous Underground logo in the picture.
all items in the museum are arranged chronologically so that as a visitor you get a very clear picture of the evolution of the transport system.
every day from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
to visit the museum, an Annual Ticket must be purchased, which gives you access to the museum for a whole year. An Annual Ticket costs 21 pounds. Children up to the age of 17 have free entry, but a free ticket must be purchased in advance. Ticket can be purchased through this link.
how do you get there?
underground station Covent Garden (2 minutes walk) or Leicester Square (4 minutes walk)
Covent Garden Piazza