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Key stage 1

Key Stage 1

Allow our experienced facilitators and actors to bring the world of transport to life through adventure and imagination. Whether you get on board and explore vehicles from London’s past to find Monty the Mole, or use your best engineering skills to invent new buses, your group will build awareness of how transport has changed over time.

For pre and post visit resources, booking information and the London Transport Museum visual story please visit our Teachers page.


Workshops at London Transport Museum

Build a bus
Poster art
Is this the way home?
Platform promenade
World's first Underground railway


build a bus ks1 Build a Bus

Available: Mondays & Tuesdays
Duration: 60 minutes
Cost: £80 per session (30 pupils max)

Can you build a bus for London’s future? Get hands on with special objects from the museum collection as we investigate how London’s buses are made and why they have changed over time.  

KS1: Design and Technology, Mathematics, History

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poster art Poster Art

Available: Wednesdays
Duration: 60 minutes
Cost: £80 per session (30 pupils max)

Explore our iconic poster collection and work in teams to create giant posters. Be inspired by designers who use colour, shape and composition to get people on board, and keep London moving.

KS1: Art and Design

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is this the way home Is this the way home?

Available: Tuesdays & Fridays
Duration: 40 minutes
Cost: £42.50 per session (15 pupils max)

Join the mission to help Monty the Mole find his way home. Enjoy exclusive access to our historic vehicles and discover how travel in London has changed since horse power.

KS1: Science, Design and Technology, History

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platform promenade Platform promenade

Available: Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
Duration: 40 minutes
Cost: £42.50 per session (15 pupils max)

Enter our time-travelling machine and embark on an investigative journey through the Museum to discover the differences between types of vehicles and how people travelled in the past. 

KS1: History, Science

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first underground World’s first underground railway

Available: Thursdays from September 2019
Duration: 60 minutes
Cost: £80 per session
Group size: Maximum 30 pupils per session
Location: London Transport Museum, Covent Garden

Step into the shoes of Victorian engineers. Use your problem-solving skills and tackle hands-on challenges as you investigate our galleries and explore the story of London’s Underground.

KS1: Science, Design and Technology, History

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London Transport Museum school sessions are part of our Enjoyment to Employment programme.

Turning children’s enthusiasm for transport into a career in industry

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The front of the Museum

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COVID-19 update

London Transport Museum is closed until further notice. Keeping our visitors and staff safe is our top priority so please keep up to date with our current plans.

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Moquette furniture and cushions in the shop

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Furniture and cushions sale

Take London home with you with our range of quirky moquette furniture and cushions. Available in a range of patterns, they're 20% off until Sunday 29 March!

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Princess Anne escorted by 4 men at the opening of the Museum

Collections

Object of the month

This photo is from the official opening of the Museum on 28 March 1980. Director Peter Stephens is pictured escorting Princess Anne past the buses.

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