Museum Depot

Open weekends


The Museum Depot in Acton is our working museum store housing over 370,000 objects. Sights include rare road & rail vehicles spanning over 100 years, bus and rail sheds, signs, ceramic tiles, ephemera and ticket machines. Depot open weekends occur twice a year, typically around March and September.

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The A to Z of London

Date: 23-24 April 2016
Time: 11:00-17:00 (last admission 16:15)
Tickets: Adults £10.00, concessions £8.00. Children and young people under 16 go free and must be accompanied by an adult.

Book tickets

Tickets can also be purchased from the Ticket Desk at the Museum Depot on the day

Celebrating the centenary of the Johnston font, the weekend’s events will include calligraphy demonstrations, font making activities, talks about Edward Johnston,  and the opportunity to see the Big Steam Print in action - printing on a giant scale using a vintage steam roller called Murphy courtesy of the Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft and the Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre. There will also be rides on the miniature railway, family fun workshops, curator led tours behind the scenes and transport displays brought along by model makers from across the south east of England.

Open Weekend Programme

Depot Guidebook

Make the most of your Depot visit with a copy of the Depot Discovery book - the ultimate guide to the hidden treasures of the London Transport Museum. Order from the museum shop today

Find us



118-120 Gunnersbury Lane
Acton Town
W3 9BQ