Under 5s events

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As well as our busy programme of family activities, we also run special events and sessions for families with children under 5 years old. Join us at the Museum or in Acton to discover the world of London’s transport through singing, dancing, making, play and stories.

Singing and Stories

Under 5s family sessions in Covent Garden

Singing and Stories

Date: Tuesdays and Fridays during term-time
Times: 11am, 12.15pm and 2.15pm
Duration: 45 minutes per session
Free with museum admission

Join us to find out how people get around the city. With stories about hopping on a bus to the Museum and songs about catching a tube to London Town, there’s something for everyone. Sessions include singing and dancing, as well as the chance to see and touch objects from the Museum collection.

On Friday 15 November, the Singing and Stories sessions for families will be running at 12.15 and 14.15 only and will take place in our Skills Room on level 1, near the Information Desk. This is to accommodate the School Programme’s Early Explorer Morning, for students with additional needs.

Songs and stories written and produced by Artburst

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Families with children under 5 will also enjoy our special All Aboard playzone, where children can climb aboard our mini vehicles and dress up as a driver, mechanic or station staff. Plan your visit to the museum with our special family guide.

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Under 5s family sessions in Acton

Down at the Depot

Listen, dance and sing-along to our Down at the Depot song! Written by Antony Elvin and Amy Bicât. Download the lyrics [23KB]

Local families are invited to join London Transport Museum in Acton!

Discover the world of London’s transport through play, making, singing and stories, for families and carers with children aged 5 and under.

Sessions have been inspired by local transport links, the area’s important history and input from local families, and the collection of over 320,000 objects in our Museum Depot.

Follow us each week around Acton at our local partner sites, then join us for our celebration sessions at the Depot.

Check back soon to find out about upcoming dates for our Under 5s sessions in Acton.

Free. Booking is not necessary, but spaces will be allocated on a first come first served bases.

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