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London Transport Museum offers visitors the opportunity to take themselves back in time and experience a variety of locomotives and carriages across different locations in and around London. To be the first to hear about new events sign up to our Museum eNewsletter.

Christmas lights vintage bus tours

Christmas artwork

Date: Thursday 21 December & Friday 22 December
Meeting Point: Covent Garden
Time: From 14:45 onwards
Tickets: Adults from £10; Children (17 and under) from £5; Concessions and LTM Friends from £8*
*All ages welcome, however please note this tour has been designed with children in mind. Tour end time may vary dependant on travel time

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See the sights – see the lights! Climb aboard our cosy RT vintage bus and experience the wonder and excitement of the city at Christmas time. Enjoy spectacular displays and illuminated landmarks, listening to a tale of Santa’s adventures in London.

The tour starts at the Museum and drives along Shaftsbury Avenue, Regent Street, Oxford Street and Pall Mall, finishing outside the Museum where you can visit our Christmas gift shop.

Guests can enjoy a 25% discount on Christmas Lights tour ticket prices when purchasing two adult or concession tickets with two child tickets.

Take the opportunity to visit our Museum shop before or after the tour as part of our extended opening hours from 10:00 - 20:00 and enjoy 10% off when you present your wristband (which will be given at time of registration for the tour).

Christmas lights vintage bus tours FAQ [169KB]

Springtime Excursion: Horsepower to Motor Power

Yellow bus conductor art

Date: Thursday 24 May 2018
Meeting point: Covent Garden
Time: 10:30 – 16:00
Tickets: Adults from £80; Concessions and LTM Friends from £75*
*tour end time may vary dependent on travel times, all tickets include a breakfast of hot drinks and pastries, a three-course lunch, and same day entry to the Museum

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Celebrate our acquisition of the Leyland 1908 X2 type with a lecture and conducted bus tour on its history and restoration. The journey begins over breakfast at the Museum, with a talk on the X-type’s repair by esteemed conservator Mike Sutcliffe MBE. Afterwards be welcomed aboard a London Leyland RTL453 motorbus for a narrated tour along the original X2 route, stopping at the charming historic Holly Bush pub in Hampstead Heath for a three-course lunch.

Once back at the Museum, stay on to visit the X2 type and explore our world class collection. This event is suitable for ages 18+ only.

Springtime Excursion FAQs [164KB]