Location and getting to the Museum
The nearest step-free station is Tottenham Court Road which is a 10-15 minute walk from the Museum. London Transport Museum is located in the south east corner of Covent Garden Piazza. The Piazza is cobbled, with a level path only part of the way round.
Visitors with disabilities are entitled to a free companion ticket.
All toilets, including accessible toilets, and baby changing facilities are available on the ground floor.
Access to the museum, lifts and ramps
The museum is accessible for wheelchair users with level access at the Ticket Desk, and lifts to all floors. There are ramps in some areas. Due to the historic nature of our collection, not all of the vehicles are accessible. To support your visit, a wheelchair is available for visitor use. Please ask at the Ticket Desk.
The area outside the Museum is cobbled, with a level path part of the way round.
Induction loops are located at the Ticket Desk, Cloakroom, Library and Information Desk. Our audio visual exhibits are either subtitled or fitted with induction loops.
Large print Highlights Tours are available on request from the Ticket Desk and the Information Desk on the First Floor. Magnifiers are also available on request. Please ask at the Ticket Desk.
Assistance dogs are welcome, and water bowls are available on request, from the Ticket Desk.
Early and evening explorer events
For families with Special Educational Needs (SEN), including Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), we open outside our regular hours on certain special days. Enjoy the Museum at a quieter time, free from the general public, and with many of the gallery sounds turned off for early and evening explorers. Find out more on our family pages.
We also run early explorer mornings for schools. Booking is essential - please see our schools page for more information.
The Depot at Acton is close to Acton Town Underground station. The approach road to the Depot has a fairly steep incline. Inside the Depot there are ramps and wheelchair platforms to some areas and a lift to the first floor. The disabled toilet is on the ground floor. Parking spaces at the Museum Depot are limited. During open weekends, parking is only available to blue badge holders, on a first come first served basis.
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