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ActonOW web listthumb EXHIBITION: Designology
Open now
Free with general admission ticket.
 
web listthumb weavingfutures DESIGN STUDIO: Weaving Futures
22 November - 18 February 2017
Free with general admission ticket.
 
web listthumb christmas2016 CHRISTMAS: Family elf trail 
29 November 2016 to 5 January 2017
Free with general admission ticket.
 
listthumb museumsmakers 90x70 WORKSHOP: Museum Makers - Moquette Crafty Christmas with London Craft Club
Thursday 8 December 2016
Tickets on sale now. Booking required.
 
web listthumb christmas2016 CHRISTMAS: Visit Father Christmas
10-11 December and 15-18 December 2016
Tickets on sale now. Booking required.
 
familydepottour web listthumb GUIDED DEPOT TOURS: Depot Explorers
Various dates throughout 2016
SOLD OUT
 
web listthumb johnstontours GUIDED DEPOT TOURS: Johnston Journeys
Various dates from 14 January 2017
Tickets on sale now. Booking required.
 
web latedebates thumb LATE DEBATE: Designing the Tube
Thursday 26 January 2017
Tickets on sale now. Booking required.
 
listthumb guidedtours depot GUIDED DEPOT TOURS: General
Various dates from 27 January 2017
Tickets on sale now. Booking required.
 
listthumb-arttours GUIDED DEPOT TOURS: Art and posters
Various dates from 27 January 2017
Tickets on sale now. Booking required.
 
web thumb Urban Fabric roundel FRIDAY LATE: Urban Fabric
Friday 17 February 2017
Tickets on sale now. Booking required.
 
web listthumb events agostinolacurci TALK: Make your mark - Tristan Manco on street art
Thursday 2 March 2017
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web thumb overground FILM SCREENING: London Overground
Thursday 16 March 2017 
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Museum Makers: Moquette Crafty Christmas with London Craft Club

Date: Thursday 8 December
Location: Covent Garden
Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Tickets: Adults £35; Concessions and LTM Friends £30

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Join us for some festive fun at London Transport Museum where we’re teaming up with London Craft Club for an evening of transport themed creative making. Inspired by, and using the iconic fabric moquette, you’ll be helped to create your own beautiful Christmas tree decorations and card either for yourself, or to give as a gift.

All materials and tuition, plus a delicious Christmas cocktail, are included.

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Enjoy a very merry London Christmas

Wander through Victorian themed galleries, solve the Christmas elf trail and play with the exclusive London Landmarks giant wooden train set. On selected days there will also be a chance for general admission ticket holders to visit Father Christmas after his journey on the Northern Line North Pole Express and enjoy special elf workshops for storytelling and creative make-and-takes.

The Museum’s shop will open until 20:00 on the following dates: Thursday and Friday 15 and 16 December, and Monday 19 to Friday 23 December. Browse our new and exclusive gift ranges including Montezuma’s chocolates, Cambridge satchels and Simon Carter men’s accessories. You can also relax with a glass of hot mulled wine and a mince pie in our Upper Deck café-bar. Or enjoy a free mini mince pie with every Coffee purchased.   

Visit Father Christmas

Dates: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 December and Thursday 15 to Sunday 18 December
Times: between 11.00 – 17.00
Tickets: £12 for one child; £20 for two children*; £25 for three children*
*when visiting together

Please note: Entry to the Museum is free for children and adult season ticket holders. However visits to see Father Christmas must be purchased separately and are not included in adult general admission.

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See Father Christmas when he arrives at the Museum after his journey on the Northern line North Pole Express. Little visitors who are lucky enough to meet him will be given a special Christmas gift to remind them of their visit. Under 5s will receive a toy train (worth £8.99) and children over 5 will receive a snap watch (worth £9.99).  

Free family elf trail

Dates: 29 November 2016 to 5 January 2017
Tickets: Free for children and adult general admission ticket holders

Search for hidden elves as you make your way through the Museum’s Victorian Christmas themed galleries and crack the elf code to win a candy cane reward or tangerine.

Little elf workshops

Dates: Thursday 22 and Friday 23 December and Tuesday 27 December to Monday 2 January 2017
Tickets: Free for children and adult general admission ticket holders

  • Storytime: 11:00 and 14:00 and lasts approximately 20 minutes
  • Workshops: 11:30 and 14:30 - activities last up to one hour

Giant London Landmarks Bigjigs train set

Dates: Tuesday 29 November 2016 to Thursday 5 January 2017
Tickets: Free for children and adult general admission ticket holders

Play on the Bigjigs interactive train set that features tunnels, bridges and London icons, as well as our King’s Cross & St Pancras and City of London train sets from the Museum’s exclusive range of toys and Christmas gifts.

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Make your mark - Tristan Manco on street art

Date: Thursday 2 March 2017
Location: Covent Garden
Time: 19:00 - 20:30
Tickets: Adults £10; Concessions and LTM Friends £8

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Street. Urban. Public. There are many names for the art forms we find in our in public spaces. So what is street art and how is it defined? Author and designer Tristan Manco will be uncovering the history of street art, discussing the dichotomy between the commissioned and un-commissioned, as well as the creativity and community of this art form which responds to its environment and the people who exist and pass through there.

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London Overground film screening

Date: Thursday 16 March 2017
Location: Covent Garden
Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Tickets: Adults £10; Concessions and LTM Friends £8

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Join us for a special screening of the film London Overground, retracing legendary London writer Iain Sinclair’s journey with film-maker Andrew Kötting around the Overground railway for the book of the same name. Sit back and enjoy snapshots of the city in transition, as the film charts Sinclair walking through this changing landscape, meeting various people along the way. Author Iain Sinclair and film-maker John Rogers will discuss the process of making the film after the screening.