Key stage 3

key stage 3

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

Inspire Engineering

At your school

Engineering Your City
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Workshops at the Museum Depot in Acton


Inspire Engineering days Inspire Engineering Days in 2020

Dates: 6 March 2020, 9-13 March 2020, 22-26 June 2020, 29 June-2 July 2020
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.

Download the Inspire Engineering Day Flyer 2019/2020

KS3: Science; motion and forces, energy

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Inspire Engineering supported by Siemens 

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Workshops delivered at your school


engineering your city 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.

KS3: Science; motion and forces

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stem ambassadors STEM Ambassadors

A STEM Ambassador can visit your school to talk about careers in transport and their career in particular, with a small number of students at a time.  This programme is available at no cost to all year groups from 7 – 13.

To request a STEM Ambassador, please download and complete this STEM Ambassador request form [243KB] at least 6 weeks before your selected dates.

We will confirm the availability of an Ambassador as soon as possible.


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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Explore our Museum Depot on a guided tour and discover the treasure trove of trains, buses, models, posters, maps, signs and more as you learn about London and its transport history!

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