Visiting as a family

Family Visiting

We know that going out for the day with children can sometimes be difficult. Our Family guide is designed to make your visit to the Museum as smooth and easy as possible.

Family Guide To LTM

Download the guide above (or download the text only version) to help you plan. You can find out more about the museum and plan your visit on our Visit section.

Plan your visit

Getting here

Find out more about travelling to the Museum on our Getting Here page.

Under 11s travel free!

All kids under 11 can travel free at any time on buses and trams. Up to four kids under 11 can travel free at any time on Tube, DLR, London Overground, and TfL Rail services when accompanied by an adult. An adult is anyone 16 and over using an adult rate ticket (but not a Group Day Travelcard), pay as you go or travel concession. Excludes Emirates Air Line, Santander Cycles and River services.

If you are a mum-to-be, or are travelling pushchair, check out TfL's resources to make your journey easier.

Family facilities

  • Buggy park
  • Cloakroom
  • Ramp or lift access to all areas
  • Seating around the galleries
  • Picnic area
  • Baby changing room
  • You are welcome to breast or bottle feed anywhere in the Museum, or use our baby feeding room 

All aboard playzone

The Museum’s All Aboard play zone is perfect for younger visitors aged 0-7. Children can enjoy an interactive fleet of mini vehicles, drive a real bus, repair a mini Tube train with toy spanners, work in the ‘Lost Property Office’ and dress up in uniforms to become a mechanic, riverboat captain, station announcer or driver. All Aboard is located on the ground floor and level 1 of the Museum. Look out for the Baby DLR the Museum’s first dedicated area for babies.

 

Tickets

Buy your tickets online to save. Tickets are valid for 12 months, giving you unlimited daytime entry to the Museum. Kids go free!

Buy your Museum admission online to save

 


Family Arts Standards

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Stand out from the crowd

The whole family can stand out this Christmas with our exclusive London transport-inspired knitwear! Pick up a jumper, scarf or hat with its buses, snowflakes, roundels and Tubes on! Available in adult or children's sizes.

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View down Regent Street at night, with Christmas decorations lit up

What's On

Lights and Sights

Climb aboard a cosy vintage bus and experience the excitement of the city at Christmas! Due to popular demand, we've added an extra day of tours. Tickets are fast selling out! 

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Collections

Object of the month

This poster, designed in 1980, was used to promote the Traveller's Perks booklet, offering discounts to travellers during the often expensive festive season. Roundels replace snowflakes in the wintery scene!

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