Get your students excited about a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) career. Access practising engineers and gain inspiration from London Transport Museum’s historic collection.
Workshops delivered at your school
Engineering Your City
Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Duration: 1 hour 50 minutes
Cost: £175 for one session, £225 for two sessions on the same day
Group size: Maximum 30 pupils per session
Location: At your school
Bring engineering to life at your school with our experienced facilitators in this brand new workshop. Let your students use their scientific knowledge and test their problem-solving skills by taking part in our hands-on engineering challenge. Pupils will work in teams as engineers of the past to design and build London’s first railway bridge and will handle real museum objects that engineers use every day. Find out what is involved in engineering and transport careers and learn about the diverse routes into them through this interactive workshop.
Key Stage 3 sessions at the Museum Depot at Acton
Inspire Engineering Days in 2019
Dates: 8, 11-15 March 2019; 17-21 June 2019; 24-27 June 2019
Session length: 10:30-14:45 (including lunch break)
Cost: £150 for a group of up to 30 pupils. £300 for a group of up to 60 pupils.
Group size: 60 pupils maximum
Location: London Transport Museum Depot at Acton
Let our skilled facilitators inspire your pupils with enquiry-based activities, stories from practising engineers, and our iconic collection. The Key Stage 3 Inspire Engineering Day includes:
- Interviews with inspiring engineers
- Participation in our exciting hands-on ‘Braking Eggsperiment’
- Exploration of the engineering wonders at the London Transport Museum Depot
This session is CREST accredited by the British Science Association. All participating students receive a CREST Discovery Award at the end of the day.
Please call our bookings team on +44 (0)20 7565 7298 to arrange your visit.
We accept payment by credit/debit card or BACS. We regret that we no longer accept cheques. Please ensure that payment reaches us within one week from the date of making your booking.
If you need to cancel your session charges may apply. Please call the booking team on +44 (0)20 7565 7298. Cancellations made within 3 months from the date of your visit will incur the full cost of the session.
Before your visit
These guidance notes are useful to read before any school visit to the Museum Depot at Acton. You and your pupils will get the most from London Transport Museum if you come prepared.
- Map to Acton Depot [104 KB]
- Notes for teachers for Acton Depot [941 KB]
- Hazard identification at Acton Depot [164 KB]
Turning children’s enthusiasm for transport into a career in industry