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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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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Heritage bus day trip

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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St Pancras poster: September's Object of the Month

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Object of the Month

Passengers coming into St Pancras station in the 1980s would be greeted by posters like this encouraging them to travel across the city on Underground lines . It's also the inspiration for our Open Weekend artwork!

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