Top 10 things to do as a family

Enjoy an award-winning family day out at London Transport Museum! The whole family can have fun discovering 200 years of London's transport history and exploring our galleries - from the bright poster displays to interactive exhibits.

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Make the most of your visit to London Transport Museum with our top 10 picks for the best things to do when you're visiting...

And don't forget to check out our top 10 must-see objects!

 Top 10 Stamper Trail

 

1. Stamper Trail (all levels)

Follow the trail around the Museum galleries and collect the 13 stamps.

 Top 10 Family station

 

2. Family station (ground floor)

Choose an activity to do while you explore the Museum, or take it home! Find it next to the first stamper trail stop!

 Top 10 Future Engineers 2

 

3. Visit the interactive Future Engineers gallery (ground floor)

Are you an engineer of the future? Try your hand at driving or fixing a modern tube train, scan your palm with the latest ticket technology and plan a happy city! 

 Top 10 All Aboard

 

4. All aboard playzone

Come and explore All Aboard, the Museum’s dedicated play zone for families with children aged 0 to 7 years.

 Top 10 Horses

 

5. Visit the horses (level two)

Listen to their chatter and grumbles. Uh oh… what have they done on the ground?

 Top 10 Book Corner

 

6. Book corner (ground floor)

Cosy up in our book corner (find it near the Transportorium or the Digging Deeper gallery!) and read some of our specially selected transport-themed books.

 Top 10 Drive Bus

 

7. Driving the half bus (ground floor)

Jump on board to drive our bus—it’s been cut in half! You'll find it near the Transportorium and the black taxi.

 Top 10 Cut Cover

 

8. Eye spy cut and cover model (level one)

On level one, look into a busy miniature scene showing how the first underground railway tunnels were built. Does it look safe?

 Top 10 Tram

 

9. Climb to the top of the tram (ground floor)

Make your way up the steep steps and look down at all the visitors below.

 untangling the tracks activity

 

10. Visit Untangling the Tracks and take part in our activities (ground floor)

There's loads to do and see in our new exhibition - plus download our family activities for the journey!

And don't forget we also host story and singing sessions every week during term time, and special events in the school holidays. Find out more!

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Hidden London book

Delve into the history of disused and repurposed London Underground spaces with the new beautifully illustrated hardback book, Hidden London: Discovering the Forgotten Underground - now available!

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Join us on a daytrip through time and space as we visit the Royal Observatory and the Queen’s House in Greenwich, and enjoy the autumnal splendours and maritime breeze of Greenwich Park

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Object of the Month

This Way Out sign was installed at Clapham Common when it was used as a shelter during the Second World War. The later markings show the presence of people in the deep-level shelter over the years.

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