Depot family summer season

London Transport Museum Acton Depot is open this summer

A summer like no other!

We're excited to be throwing the doors open to our Depot this August for 10 days of summer family fun.

The Depot houses most of London Transport Museum’s extensive collection – over 320,000 artefacts from the Capital’s transport history. The new summer season has been designed especially for families, giving them the chance to explore this rarely seen transport treasure trove during the summer holidays after months in lockdown.

A family-friendly trail will take people on a journey through the Depot to discover the stories of historic vehicles which served passengers over the last 200 years, including a yellow Victorian horse drawn ‘garden seat’ bus dating from 1881 to a shiny red 1938 Stock Tube train filled with stylish Art Deco touches.

Included in the children's ticket price is a a special, sealed pack including a fun craft kit to make during your visit and a take-home activity to support their learning in fun and curious ways.

Plus, don't forget to end your day with a ride on the London Transport Miniature Railway! Tickets to ride on the Miniature Railway will be available to purchase separately on the day using contactless payments.

Opening times

The Depot will be open for our summer season on Wednesday 19 August - Sunday 23 August and Wednesday 26 August - Sunday 30 August from 11:00 to 18:00 each day. Last entry at 16:00.

Tickets

Timed tickets will be available to purchase each day and must be booked in advance online. 

Local residents from Ealing, Hounslow or Hillingdon, TfL staff pass holders and Museum Annual Pass holders are entitled to 1/3 off adult and child tickets. Corporate Members and LTM Friends are entitled to 1/3 off adult tickets. You can see all ticket types below:

Ticket type  Price
Adults £15
Children (4-17) £7.50
Children (under 3) Free
Local residents (Ealing, Hounslow or Hillingdon) £10 (adult), £5 (child)
TfL staff, Museum Annual Pass holders, LTM Friends and Corporate Members £10
Children of TfL staff or Museum Annual Pass holders  £5

Book your tickets online

Getting here

Our address is:

London Transport Museum Depot
118-120 Gunnersbury Lane
Acton Town
London
W3 9BQ

We encourage you to travel by walking or bicycle wherever possible.

Walking

Use TfL's walking guides to help you plan your journey.

By Car

There is no parking available at the Depot, except for disabled badge holders.

If you are travelling to the Depot by Underground or by bus, then please remember that you must wear a face covering over your mouth and nose for your entire journey, unless you are exempt. Read TfL's latest travel guidance here.

By Underground

The closest Underground station is Acton Town (2 mins).

Journey

By Bus

The closest bus stops to the Museum Depot are Gunnersbury Lane (Acton Town station) 70 or E3.

Get bus countdown information from Transport for London >

FAQ

As we welcome you back, our number one priority is the safety and wellbeing of our visitors and staff, so we’ve introduced a number of measures across the site to help everyone remain safe while they’re here. 

Acton Depot will be opening from 19 – 23 August and 26 – 30 August, 11:00 – 18:00. 

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London Transport Museum Depot is open this summer

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Family fun at our Depot

We're excited to be throwing open the doors to our Depot this August for 10 days of summer family fun! Discover our historic vehicles on a special family trail.

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