Christmas

Christmas gifts

Our shop has the ultimate selection of unique gifts this Christmas 2018. Whether you are buying a present for a transport enthusiast, Londonist or simply looking for inspiration for stocking fillers and decorating your home, look no further, we have everything you need to make your Christmas extra special!

All Aboard for Santa

All aboard for Festive Family Fun!

1 December - 6 January

Families can enter a magical forest, with twinkling lights and trees and visit Santa’s Secret Christmas Cabin. Or track him down in one of the Museum’s heritage vehicles for a Super Santa Selfie, and enjoy storytelling sessions and create special bunting to take home. Get nostalgic with the Museum’s Festive Fun display of fabulous vintage London transport posters celebrating Christmas activities such as ice-skating, walking and shopping.

Christmas Santa   

Meet Santa

1 to 23 December
11:00 to 15:00

Search for Santa and get a free Christmas badge when you find him in his Secret Cabin or in the Museum galleries

Christmas story copy

Storytime and Singalong

Every day
11:30 and 13:30 (approx 30 minutes)

Join in lively singing and storytelling sessions using a selection of props and instruments. All ages welcome, but most suitable for families with children under 7 years

Christmas bunting copy

Winter Bunting Making

Every day
10:30 to 17:30

Create bunting and decorations using London’s iconic roundel, bus, tree or jumper shapes with a variety of crafty and sparkly materials. Suitable for families with children aged 3 to 12

Festive events

Christmas museum

Christmas in the museum

Take time to explore our galleries and collections. How many mannequins can you spot wearing their Christmas scarves? Don't forget to visit our special Poster Parade on the first floor with its vintage festive display.

Enjoy a hot drink in our Upper Deck cafe before you go!

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Christmas lights

Lights and Sights tour

See the lights - see the sights!

Climb aboard our cosy original RT bus and experience the wonder and excitement of the city at Christmastime. Wind past spectacular displays and illuminated landmarks, to the sound of classic festive songs.

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