With strong connections to TfL and Siemens, we can provide an authentic experience for STEM exploration. We offer opportunities to meet engineers, undertake genuine engineering challenges and gain insight into the world of work.
For pre and post visit resources, booking information and the London Transport Museum visual story please visit our Teachers page.
At our Acton Depot
At your school
Workshops at the Museum Depot in Acton
Dates: 2-6 November 2020, 5 March 2021, 8-12 March 2021, 21-25 June 2021, 28 June-2 July 2021
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.
KS3: Science; motion and forces, energy
Inspire Engineering supported by Siemens
Patricia Mitchell, Project Manager at Siemens Mobility, talks about her career progression and how she ended up working in the engineering sector after originally training for a career in law. Hear about the exciting new projects, including the Piccadilly Line upgrade work, Patricia is working on, plus tips for those looking for a change in career.
Hear from Manuela De Jesus about how she has started her career in engineering, working as a Project Manager at telent. Manuela talks about her favourite aspects of working in the engineering sector, advice for those thinking about starting a career as a Project Manager, as well as real-life projects she has worked on as part of telent's work with Transport for London.
Honor Brady is a Traffic Control Engineer at Transport for London, helping to reactively review and manage traffic signals across the Capital in order to keep London moving. In this video, Honor passes on her advice about what makes a good engineer, how she ended up working as an Engineer as well as her passion for creativity and problem solving.
Workshops delivered at your school
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.
KS3: Science; motion and forces
London Transport Museum school sessions are part of our Enjoyment to Employment programme.
Turning children’s enthusiasm for transport into a career in industry