Sense and the City: smart, connected and on the move
Love it or hate it, emerging technologies are transforming the way we live, work and play in our cities. London Transport Museum’s special exhibition, Sense and the City: smart, connected and on the move, unravels the digital future and a dynamic events programme poses questions about mobility, society and work in the Capital over the next decade, and compares this with past visions of the future. The exhibition closes on 18 March 2012.
Depot Open Weekend: March 2012
Date: Saturday 10 to Sunday 11 March 2012
Time: 11:00 - 17:00 (last admission 16.00)
Visitors can explore behind the scenes at London Transport Museum Depot, Acton over the weekend of Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 March. The London’s transport in miniature open weekend will feature working transport model layouts exhibited by guest professional and amateur modellers. Displayed in various sizes and scales, and in the finest details, they cover all modes of London travel from Underground trains to trams.
Depot Open Weekend: October 2011
Date: Saturday 8 - Sunday 9 October 2011
Time: 11.00 - 17.00 (last admission 16.00)
Visitors can explore behind the scenes at London Transport Museum Depot, Acton over the weekend. As the custodian of the world’s most comprehensive and important record of urban transport, the Museum stores over 370,000 objects under one roof and the collection comprises of road and rail vehicles, engineering drawings, signs and ephemera. Highlights of the weekend include guided tours of the small object store, exciting demonstrations by Transport for London’s Emergency Response Unit and an opportunity to meet the experts of the Museum curators’ Top 10 engineering objects.
Black History Month - World in Motion
Date: Saturday 1 October 2011
London Transport Museum, in partnership with Transport for London’s (TfL) Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) staff network group will host a day of activities to celebrate this year’s Black History Month (BHM), Saturday 1 October 2011.
John Burningham: Journeys of the Imagination
A range of activities associated with one of Britain’s most successful and best loved illustrators - John Burningham. Events and activities include October Family Fun Half-term Workshops and Storytelling, an evening in conversation with John Burningham, a book signing event and an open 'Children’s London' Flickr Competition.