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 during term-time at 10.45, 12.00, 13.45 and 15.00
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.

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.

Coming later this year, we will be hosting another Singing and Stories session each week during term time on Fridays. Check back soon for more information.

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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.

Upcoming dates:

  • Thursday 23 May from 10:30 to 15:00
    London Transport Museum Depot, W3 9BQ
  • Thursday 6 June from 10:30 to 12:00
  • Vale Estate Community Centre, W3 7JZ
  • Thursday 13 June from 12:30 to 14:00
    Acton Park Children’s Centre, W3 7LJ
  • Tuesday 18 June from 10:30 to 12:00
    Acton Town Hall Library, W3 6NE
  • Thursday 27 June from 10:30 to 12:00
    Ealing Carer’s Service, W3 8PH
  • Thursday 4 July from 10:30 to 15:00
    London Transport Museum’s Depot, W3 9BQ

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

Lots more information coming soon!

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